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Risk Insights Newsletter | Issue 51
New Technology Special - Issue Ten, Risk Insights Magazine
Complimentary 50+ page financial risk and regulation publication - Written by the industry, for the industry. Get your copy free here today. Not sure? Preview the issue here.
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We are delighted to announce new presenters for the upcoming Fraud and Financial Crime USA Congress:

Head of Anti-Financial Crime Development, Deutsche Bank, Supervisory Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Director, Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption – Global Risk Management & QA, Deutsche Bank. View the full agenda and find out more here.


Ahead of the X-Tech 2019 Convention, the Center for Financial Professionals have released three complimentary webinars series, taking place across February.

Webinar series #1: Managing IT risk in today’s evolving environment | Webinar series #2: Defining digital payments – From old to new | Webinar series #3: Innovation and FinTech: Impact on the landscape. Click here to find out more.

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"The key benefit of sharing between law enforcement, regulators and banks, is the knowledge of the greater risk. When you work in one silo, and you don’t have all the intelligence you can be missing all the risks to your institution."

Insight from Mandy Ramlow, Director, VP, U.S. AML Financial Intelligence Unit, BMO Harris Bank N.A..

"During periods of economic stability, having an accurate forward view of the economy is not so critical. However, as the current bull market continues into record territory, anticipating the next recession has become an active discussion at most banks. "

Interview with Stevan Maglic, SVP, Head of Quantitative Analytics, Regions Bank.

"AI can also help us detect gaps in our processes and methodologies as big-data based models can be built to be bias-free and point out gaps that human analysts may be missing."

Article by Ido Lustig, Chief Risk Officer, BlueVine.

“Managing model risk governance to maintain accuracy across the model lifecycle is about timely and comprehensive governance over the life of each model and all models in the inventory.”

Insight from Chris Smigielski, VP, Model Risk Director, TIAA

Risk Insights Magazine - Issue Ten
Featured insights

This guide covers everything from what beneficial ownership is to the technology available to keep up with constant ownership change. To future-proof your third-party relationships, protect your reputation and comply with regulations, you need to stay on top of who your partners’ beneficial owners are. Download here.

Bureau van Dijk

triCalculate, the market’s leading valuation and risk analytics service, has teamed up with renowned XVA expert, Jon Gregory, for an in-depth discussion on the current state of play for XVA. Watch the video to discover best practice and market trends.

The Center for Financial Professionals hosted the 4th Annual Operational Risk Management USA in October 2018. At this Congress, we filmed a key panel discussion, looking into utilizing FinTech infrastructure to drive process automation.

Led by: MUFG, JP Morgan, American Express and KPMG US.

FinTech Panel Discussion - Risk Insights TV
The Center for Financial Professionals hosted Risk Americas 2018, at this event, we interviewed Federico Galizia, CRO, Inter-American Development Bank. This interview provides an insight into the key challenges CRO's face and his opinion on the changing regulatory landscape.

Complimentary 50+ page financial risk and regulation publication - Written by the industry, for the industry.

Take a quick preview of the issue here.

Issue Ten contains articles, interviews and filmed conference sessions with thought leaders from: HackerOne, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Citi, ScotiaBank, BNY Mellon, Starling Bank, FinTechReguLab, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and more.

This annual survey is designed to help benchmark some of the key questions that can indicate the status and health of your third-party risk, supplier risk and vendor risk program. The report builds on last year’s research and will be an invaluable resource to benchmark your programs against your peers, drive investment conversations within your organization, and instill best practice approaches within your program.

Take part here. All those who take part will be sent a full copy of the final report and be entered into a prize draw to win a free pass to one of our Vendor & Third Party Risk Event Series in NYC and London.

PDF Presentation by Jorge Sobehart, Credit and Obligor Risk Analytics, Citi.

Creating a Foundational Risk model framework | Functional and technical soundness | Portfolio losses | Credit loss estimation under different scenarios | Creating a model uncertainty framework for adjusting model estimates under stress conditions.

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March 27-28 - New York City

Evolution of fraud, financial crime & AML threats and management in practice.

April 2-3 - Las Vegas

Moving from the theory to practice – by the industry, to the industry.


March 27-28 - New York City

Reviewing progress towards implementation and steps for 2019 to ensure operational efficiency.


May 14-15 - New York City

America’s premier risk and regulation convention.


June 4-5 - New York City

Aligning industry best practice and incorporating innovation and automation to increase efficiency.


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