Risk Advisory

"The Risk Advisory Division at SKS supports clients with customized approaches for managing risks in the banking industry. In developing forward-looking models, methods and processes, we work closely with clients to define practical approaches that bear both risks and profits in mind. We pay particular attention to compliance with current regulatory requirements with the ever-present goal of creating sustainable added value."

Robert Strolz
Risk Advisory Division Manager: Robert Strolz is the director of this division at SKS Advisory, working in close cooperation with the other divisions of the company. He is responsible for implementing a variety of projects in the Basel-III environment within the SKS Group and addressing current special issues in the interest and liquidity risk management areas.


Liquidity Risk Matrix

Based on statistical models, liquidity requirements and liquidity risks can be evaluated with higher accuracy compared to less precise methods.

Risk Data Aggregation

The 14 principles of the Basel Committee favouring automated risk and reward reports will become national law in 2016.

Stress Testing

Stress testing has become part of various business risks; we are well aware of the most important factors.


Even for contractant risk (credit valuation adjustment, CVA) Basel III requires additional capital.

Trading Book

In the near future, all institutions will be obliged to calculate their capital requirements based on the standardized approach and publish these internally.


The enhanced evaluation method (the new standardized approach for measuring default risk) has to be fully implemented by 1st Jan 2017.


The solvability regulation requires banks to calculate realized LGDs (loss given default rates) and CCFs (credit conversion factors).


Many institutions are not yet making full use of the enhanced possibilities of selling or securitizing defaulted receivables.

Loss Given Default (LGD)

Credit Risk Management includes the development and implementation of floss data and LGD-models according to the Basel III definition.

CreditRM Stress Testing

For credit risk stress testing, we have developed a 5- phased model which supports all regulatory relevant portfolios.

Credit Portfolio Models

We develop new methods and models for evaluating risk for more successful credit portfolio management.

Liquidity Risk Stress Testing

We provide guidance to banks, for example when validating and improving Basel III and MaRisk-conform stress testing scenarios.


Efficient operational risks management.

Neue Ausfalldenifinition

Die European Banking Authority (EBA) hat die Ausfalldefinition nach Art 178 CRR finalisiert. Die Einführung ist bis 2021 gefordert.

NPL Management

Der Umgang mit notleidenden Krediten hat sich seitens der Aufsicht deutlich weiterentwickelt, ja verschärft und der Umfang hat sich stark erweitert.