Peer Reviews

Few people can truly understand the challenges and opportunities facing your organization than peer supervisors from another jurisdiction.  Take advantage of the wealth of experience that the International Credit Union Regulators' Network ICURN brings by commissioning a peer review assessment of your organization’s supervision of financial cooperatives/ microfinance institutions.


​Examples of peer reviews completed by ICURN:

  • Cooperative Bank Development Agency in South Africa (2017)
  • Central Bank of Ireland (2015) 

Contact us to start improving supervision in your jurisdiction.


Regional Training & Consultations

ICURN  focuses on practical aspects of prudential and market conduct supervision of financial cooperatives.  Engage ICURN to help train supervisors in key aspects supervision, review or design reporting mechanisms or determine adherence to international norms. Here are some examples of ICURN trainings: 


BASIC COURSE FOR CREDIT UNION SUPERVISORS (5 days)

  • International Financial System & Regional Context
  • CU History and Development
  • Financial Institution Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Principles and Methods of Bank, MFI & CU Risk-Based Supervision


INTERMEDIATE COURSE FOR CREDIT UNION SUPERVISORS (5 days)

  • ​Financial Stability, Integrity, Protection and Inclusion Trade-offs
  • Market Conduct Supervision
  • Financial Consumer Protection
  • Assessing Risks of New Channels (agents, mobile money)
  • Regional Policy Issues


ADVANCED COURSE FOR CREDIT UNION SUPERVISORS

  • Cybersecurity & Vendor Oversight
  • Wholesale CUs
  • Coop Conglomerates
  • Risk Weighted Capital
  • Asset & Liability Management
  • Stress Testing
  • Enforcement Actions & Problem Resolution


Member Resources & Tool Library

Log into the Members-only Resources or request tools from other members of the network by engaging them directly or through the Secretariat