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World Bank/FinSAC: International Conference on NPL Resolution

March 19, 2018

Conference Topics

World Bank/FinSAC: International Conference on NPL ResolutionThe World Bank - Vienna Financial Sector Advisory Center (FinSAC) is organizing a two-day international conference on May 15-16, 2018 in Vienna, Austria on Non-Performing Loan (NPL) Resolution.

The objective of the conference is to give our client countries a holistic overview of multifaceted and complicated aspects of the NPL resolution. The main topics covered at the conference will be:

i) latest regulatory and supervisory developments (e.g., IFRS9, ECB NPL Guidelines, BSCB Guidelines for prudential treatment of problem assetii) government-led approaches towards NPL resolution (i.e., asset management companies)

iii) issues related to collateral valuation in the financial sector

iv) the arrangements for NPL workouts in banks, v) creating the enabling legal environment for NPL resolution

vi) developing markets for NPLs

Speakers come from different areas and institutions that are directly involved in the topics related to the NPL resolution. Among others, representatives from WB, ECB, EBA, EBRD, Ernst & Yong, KPMG, central banks, asset management companies, commercial banks, and investment companies will share their experiences and views on a successful NPL resolution.

The seminar is targeted at Heads (or deputies) of Supervision, Regulation, and Risk Management. It would be a privilege to have you or your relevant colleague from your agency participate in our conference.

Conference Details


World Bank Group (Finances, Competitiveness & Innovation)


May 15-16, 2018, Vienna, Austria


Ms. Nurgul Irsalieva, Program Assistant, FinSAC

World Bank Vienna office:

Tel: +43 12170761, E-mail: nirsalieva@worldbank.org


Ministry of Finance, Johannesgasse 5

1010 Vienna, Austria

Metro stations nearby:

U1 (red line), U3 (orange line) - 'Stephansplatz'

U1 (red line), U2 (purpur line), U4 (green line) - 'Karlsplatz'

See brochure attached for more details.


Please find attached the conferernce agenda.

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The World Bank - Vienna Financial Sector Advisory Center (FinSAC)

The Financial Sector Advisory Center (FinSAC), based in Vienna, provides independent, confidential, and tailored expertise, technical advice, and implementation support to client countries in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region.

FinSAC offers global knowledge to help develop and disseminate good practices that can enrich regional policy debates and cross-fertilize reforms. It promotes the application of international benchmarks and standards with the support of global and regional organizations.

FinSAC organizes its specialist technical assistance within the following three distinct thematic pillars, which cover macro and microprudential themes and issues related to bank failure.