06 January 2018
Core function of the Bank and Financial Institutions (BFIs) is to collect deposit and from the public and extend the loan to meetdifferentfinancialneeds of the costumers. While providing loan that requires assessment of the costumers from different perspectives to ensure about proper utilization of loan in one hand and to make secure the Bank in distress situation. Legal risk should be one of the major aspect for BFI while credit appraisal.
Due to the globalization of the economy, commercial banks are expanding their nationwide presence. The retail business is another important source of banking revenue, offering high margin transactions, a low non-performing loan ratio, risk diversification, and a low risk of default. Although self-service banking (automated teller machines) and internet banking offer customers convenient real-time access, branch banks provide more convenient and people-friendly service.
Operational Risk has been increasing day by day in the Nepalese Financial Sector and large risks events are taking place one after another. INR Draft events taken place in Kathmandu, good for payment incident happened at one of the development banks and remittance fund embezzlement case incurred at one of the large commercial banks are the examples of a few incidents.