A SEMINAR ON BASEL II ACCORD
Surveillance, Banking Inspection (on-site) and Off-site Supervision
& Enforcement Departments jointly organized a half-day Seminar
on “Basel II Accord” on Thursday, 15
March, 2007 at the SBP Learning Resource Centre, Karachi as a part
of their ongoing efforts to the capacity building of State Bank
of Pakistan’s officials and Banking industry as a whole.
purpose of the Seminar was to acquaint the participants about the
BASEL II / European Union Capital Requirements Directives and provide
them essential knowledge of international best practices adopted
by Financial Services Authority, at UK for the supervision of its
industry. The Seminar was attended by the SBP Governor, and 170
participants including officials from State Bank’s, Presidents/
Chief Executives and Senior Officials of the banks and DFIs.
resource person was Mr. Michael Ainley who is working with Financial
Services Authority (FSA) as Head of Wholesale Banks and Investment
Firms Department with overall responsibility for supervising 350
foreign banks in London as well as over 2,500 investment firms.
He has also published various academic papers and several articles
in the field of international finance.
Following Presentation was made
by Mr. Michael Ainley in the Seminar.