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Risk Insights Newsletter | July 2019 Edition | Issue 56.


July Edition | Issue 56
Featured article by Vinaya Parvate, Global Head Fraud Risk Oversight for Institutional Clients, Citi
This article is included in Issue Eleven of Risk Insights Magazine - 50+ pages of real world perspective on financial risk and regulation, with articles and interviews written by the industry, for the industry. Get your complimentary copy at:

Top stories
The Center for Financial Professionals has a varied collection of financial risk, regulation and technology conferences. October and November 2019 sees brand new additions such as: IBOR (in London and New York), plus an intensive one-day Forum ‘XBRL’. Have you booked your training for the second half of the year? View all the upcoming events at

We are currently researching the global status of software implementation for the management of non-financial risk. The survey is divided into six separate NFR’S including: Operational risk, third-party risk, financial crime risk, conduct risk, technology risk and model risk.

Take part today at - All respondents will receive a free copy of the final results and in-depth analysis, also inclusive of peer led vendor and software rankings.

Risk Insights articles and resources

Ahead of the 3rd Annual X-Tech Europe: Financial Services & Technology Summit, Mariana Gómez de la Villa, Head of Wholesale Banking Blockchain, ING has released her PDF slides from the Risk EMEA Summit in 2019. Mariana's slides address key areas of concern, including:

What is a distributed ledger? | Challenges | Trilemma | Interoperability | General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) | Lessons learned and much more.

The Center for Financial Professionals hosted the 3rd Edition IFRS 17 Forum in November 2018. At this Forum, we filmed a key panel discussion, looking into how IFRS 17 interpretations can impact decision-making processes. Led by:

Chief Actuary – Head of Department, PRA, Bank of England | TRG Member, Group Technical Accounting Director, Aviva | Managing Director, AMJ Global Solutions | Managing Partner, FAS

Have you seen the agenda for the 2019 IFRS 17 Forum? View the agenda at

This interview provides us with insights on the future developments for technology and innovation, how bank and technology providers can make the most of a new environment and much more.

Interview with Dawd Haque, Market Initiatives, Regulatory Transformation & Strategy, Deutsche Bank

PDF presentation by Shearin Cao, Technical Specialist, Traded Risk Management, Standard Chartered Bank, addressing:

The Basel initiative to “fix” Market risk capital | FRTB framework | Standard Rules as a credible fallback to the IMA | NMRF | How PLAT determines IMA coverage | Firmer Trading and Banking book boundary and more.

"I’ve seen that many firms have made a strong commitment to developing their response to IFRS 17, treating it as a major project with formal governance and significant resource commitment. However..."

Insight from James Orr, Chief Actuary, Head of Department, PRA, Bank of England.

You're invited to join us at the 3rd Annual X-Tech Europe Summit
Featured insights
Watch as Casey Ryder (VP, Third-Party Risk Management, Boston Private Bank & Trust) and Jake Olcott (VP of Corporate Communications & Government Affairs, BitSight) discuss how the finance industry is responding to the growing challenges associated with third-party cyber risk. Watch the webinar to learn more best practices

Store your models, custom workflows and documentation in one place with Model Governance Suite to gain a competitive advantage. Enable highly qualified people to focus on their area expertise. Stay organised and make the right decisions with MGS.

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

Issue Eleven contains articles, interviews and filmed conference sessions with thought leaders from: Function AI, TD Bank, Plootus, PineBridge Investments, BlueVine, HMRC, UBS, Citi, Deutsche Bank, UMB Financial, Regions Bank, TIAA and more.

PS Keep an eye out for Issue Twelve coming out next week!

This report aims to provide an insight into the emerging best practices in managing third party cyber risk, with a focus on:
Tools, technologies and approaches | Budget and decision making | Executive oversight | Future direction.
Download the third-party risk report here.

Have you got your complimentary copy of FinTech Leaders 2019 Report?

Established technology firms, new FinTech players and Financial Institutions from across the global ecosystem are included within the FinTech leaders extensive and diverse company category rankings. Download the FinTech leaders report here.

Interested in adding your voice to the 2020 research, rankings and awards? We will be releasing the 2020 survey very soon - Email to be the first to receive a copy of the new global survey as soon as it is live!

A global survey with risk professionals from across the industry, assessing he current state of how organisations are managing conduct risks across various geographical regions - In partnership with Risk Spotlight. Download the conduct risk report here.

How can IFRS 17 interpretations impact decision-making processes?
4th Edition IFRS 17 Forum

24 September, 2019 | London

Reviewing the latest IFRS 17 trends including finalising plans, timelines and implementation

Secure your seat from just £399*

3rd Annual X-Tech Europe Summit

14-15 October, 2019 | London

Strategic relevance of technology and innovation and practical implementation in financial services

Secure your seat from just £599*

Take advantage of pre-agenda rates
The below rates are only available until the event agenda and speaker line-up go live. Secure your discounted pre-agenda rate for the below events today!

4th Annual Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Forum

25 September, 2019 | London


7th Annual Stress Testing Europe

12-13 November, 2019 | London


XBRL: Digital Financial Reporting

14 November, 2019 | London



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