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Risk Insights Newsletter | Issue 55
Featured article by Scot Whigham, CEO, Function AI
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 Not sure? Preview this article here before downloading the full free issue!

Industry-led research with independent insight from CeFPro's specialized FinTech Advisory Board formed of over sixty financial services experts; inclusive also of over 850 end-user perspectives from CeFPro's community of professionals from the financial services industry. You can download the full report for free here, or view the executive summary now here.

This survey is to assess the current state of software implementations for management of the following NFRs: Operational risk; Financial crime risk; Third-party risk; Technology risk; Conduct risk; and Model risk.

Take part here and receive a complimentary copy of all of the survey findings and full report.

"Understanding the data is the key to better risk detection and opportunity identification, and it all depends on the maturity of your program. Do you have a centralized view of your vendor inventory?"

Article by Roxane Romulus, MBA, Director, Third Party Risk Management, Voya Financial.

This interview provides us with insight on how technology advances will impact the liquidity space and the key challenges that come with the alignment of FTP with NSFR and Pillar 2.

Insights from Fitz Drummond, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs.

"Business strategy and risk appetite are interrelated. Risk appetite is the level of risk that an organization is willing to accept in return of the rewards it expects to receive..."

Interview with Azlina Wetmore, Head of Commercial Credit Policy and Innovation, Capital One.

"Model Risk reporting needs to be sufficiently specific to be meaningful and at the same time understandable at senior level. This means that the complexity of information should be limited."

Article by Herman Graaff, Head of Model Validation, de Volksbank.

"While the EU reform package will be a challenge to implement and a drain on capital, banks that embrace the message to integrate operations and systems will become better businesses. Just because you have to do something doesn’t mean you won’t like it. Financial supervision is intended, first and foremost, to make banks safer."

Article by Jeroen Van Doorsselaere, Vice President, Global Risk & Finance, Wolters Kluwer.

This interview with COO of Starling Bank provides us with an overview of his predictions for the next 3-5 years, top three takeaways from his session, how to make the most of the new environment and ensuring an effective digital infrastructure.

Interview with Julian Sawyer, Chief Operating Officer, Starling Bank.

Featured insights
When it comes to quantifying cyber risk, many organizations need an objective way to manage their own security performance — that’s where security ratings come in. Many security and risk leaders find security ratings invaluable for reporting cybersecurity results to their Boards of Directors. Businesses have taken to using their own ratings as a measure of performance, and have used industry averages and competitor ratings to inform goal setting and decision making. Explore this interactive guide to learn more about how security ratings can proactively mitigate cyber risk within your organization.

As businesses continue to harness the power of big data to understand organisational risk, they are realising the need for technology that not only captures vast amounts of information, but also surfaces and visualises that information in ways that convey timely and actionable insights. Read more to learn about the power of illustrating risk, and the value it can bring to your organisation.

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.

The report provides an insight from the industry for the industry on key market trends, priorities and challenges; inclusive of case studies from an array of financial institutions. Established technology firms, new FinTech players and Financial Institutions from across the global ecosystem are included within the FinTech Leaders: Top 50 Company Rankings and ranked in over 20 diverse and extensive Category Rankings.

FinTech Leaders 2019: CATEGORY WINNERS
A global survey with risk professionals from across the industry, the survey results will be collated and analysed to form an in-depth report - In partnership with BitSight.

Download full complimentary report here.

Ahead of the 8th Annual Liquidity Risk Management Forum 2019, Fitz Drummond, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs, has released his PDF slides from the Liquidity Risk Management Forum in 2018. In this presentation, Fitz will address key areas of concern, including:

Funds transfer pricing process/lifecycle | Implementation | Teeing off and much more...

CeFPro and Risk Spotlight conducted a global survey with risk professionals from across the industry, the survey results have been collated and analysed to form an in-depth report. Download the full report here.


8th Annual Risk EMEA 2019

11-12 June, 2019 | London

The Premier Financial Risk, Regulation & Technology Summit


8th Annual Liquidity Risk Management Europe

13 June, 2019 | London

Exploring the scope of liquidity risk management and changes to markets, funding and regulation


4th Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe

18-19 June, 2019 | London

Addressing most recent regulatory guidelines to maximise utilisation of high-end technology


Model Risk Management Europe

20-21 June, 2019 | London

Aligning global regulations, the role of the three lines of defence and leveraging new technologies


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