Bangladesh Bank had formed four focus groups who has identified five core risk areas of banking as mentioned under:
- Credit Risks
- Asset and Liability/Balance Sheet Risks
- Foreign Exchange Risks
- Internal Control and Compliance Risks
- Money Laundering Risks
In this regard Bangladesh Bank has issued a circular Reference No. BRPD # 17 dated October 07,2003 with the above suggestive manuals to implement the guideline in day to day banking activities in order to safeguard the bank from risks.