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MaRisk - German minimum requirements for risk management at banks



  •  Introduction and Seminar Objectives
    • Introduction: Why MaRisk at your institution?
    • The applicability of MaRisk to financial institutions, transactions and risks

  • MaRisk structure and principles
    • Historical development, regulatory background and objectives

  • Organisational Requirements for institutions
    • Strategy
    • Segregation of duties
    • Processes and guidelines
    • Staff
    • Technology
    • Outsourcing
    • Continuity Management
    • Management Responsibility
    • Risk Culture

  •  Lending and Credit Risk Management
    • General Aspects
    • Assessment
    • Risk Classification and Rating
    • Decision
    • Management of Normal Loans
    • Early Warning System
    • Intensified Management and Problem Loans
    • Restructuring and wind down
    • Provisioning, Risk Quantification and Reporting

  • Trading and Trade Processing
    • General Aspects for Trading in Banks
    • Trading Transactions
    • Trading
    • Trade Settlement
    • Trade Control
    • Risk Control
    • Risk Management for Trading

  •  Risk Management as per MaRisk
    • Fundamentals
    • The Risk Management Process
    • Types of Risk and related requirements Credit Risk, Market Risks, Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk – including Information Security
    • Risk Bearing Capacity and Limits
    • Stress Tests

  • Requirements for Internal Audit
    • Risk Reporting Requirements
    • Regulatory Audits
    • Seminar Summary

Learning Target

The workshop has been developed to give an introduction into the main requirements about Risk Management at banks operating in Germany. All major topics are covered as per the MaRisk version published in August 2021.

Participation in this workshop will ensure a solid understanding of the main requirements as defined in the MaRisk document, allowing participants to ensure the institutions they work for are organised accordingly.

Target Audience

This workshop is tailored for related needs of bank management, internal audit, risk management and bank staff working in lending/trading operations or processing/backoffice.


Interactive seminar, discussions, moderation, group work


1 day

Customised Programmes

Everything we offer in our range of open seminars can be packaged and delivered as tailormade in-house training programmes for companies and organisations. We will be happy to advise you and create an individual offer on request.

Price advantage of 10% from the 2nd participant per company and seminar date.