GCD's Mission is to help banks understand and model credit risks. The comprehensive data pools are collected over a decade and distributed back to members for their own research and modelling.


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GCD is a unique data consortium that owns banks internal data for both PD and LGD. GCD’s data pools support the key parameters of banks’ credit risk modelling: Probability of Default (PD), Loss Given Default (LGD), Exposure at Default (EAD).

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GCD’s library gives access to wide variety of publications on risk related topics. Global Credit Data members work together to analyse the data and discuss methodology issues. GCD has published numerous papers and is actively promoting academic research on the data collected.

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Members not only benefit from exclusive rights and access to credit databases and analytics, but also from knowledge and research facilitation possible via the unique industry association.

Through a variety of forums such as workshops, webinars and surveys, GCD is an active industry participant facilitating the discussion in key strategic areas.

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Global Credit Data collects raw data from its members and distributes it back to them for use in their own analysis and modelling. GCD supports its members by providing a flexible high-end tool on the data pool: the GCD Visual Analyzer. Member banks can create dynamic Reference Data Sets and generate instant views on the data.

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WG Compliance #1: Definition of Default

October 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+1

GCD’s data collection is compliant with Basel II regulations and local specifications – confirmed by FCG in their latest compliance report.   

To support banks in their compliance efforts, members voted that GCD should further focus on collecting more information on the different default definitions applied my members.  

Join our first working group on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 2pm CEST / 8am EST / 10pm AEDT to discuss our approach to this interesting topic. 

For more information, please contact Olivier Plaetevoet.    


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Phone number: +19294362866 or +31 20 794 0854

Meeting ID: 440311847#

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October 15, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+1