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"After a decade of low and relatively stable interest rates, memory of the lessons learned back in the 1980s and 1990s is fading, and equity duration management may be taken for granted."

Ahead of Risk Americas 2018, we interviewed Federico Galizia, CRO, Inter-American Development Bank.

"This valuation gap, or discount, began to notably expand six quarters before the financial crisis, and had doubled by its beginning in 2007. A reasonable explanation for the sharp devaluation is that investors had begun to question GAAP book values of banks. This was because they believed loan loss reserves were understated for the increasing credit risk."

Article by Hal Schroeder, Board Member, FASB.

Ahead of Risk Americas, hear insight from speaker Steven Hageman, Chief Liquidity Risk Officer, Societe Generale.

"We have moved in the industry toward global business lines management, yet we have to meet different regulatory requirements. We need to provide business managers with the information needed for decision making, which is quite challenging."

Interview with Jim Arsenault, SVP Recovery & Resolution Planning, Citizens Bank.

"As businesses and the regulatory environment continue to evolve, it’s key to have a holistic understanding of what’s needed to keep the bank running and provide the expected services to our customer base."

You no doubt you are thinking about or are already preparing for CECL. To assist you through this vital process, Wolters Kluwer has released the CECL Buyer’s Guide: Managing Data and Expectations. This paper touches upon certain operational practices, especially cross-department cooperation, to help you implement the standard effectively while avoiding key pitfalls.

"There is a big opportunity for technology to play a major role in running a resolvable bank. Bots, artificial intelligence and robotic process automation are already being deployed successfully."

Article by Candice Nonas, RGP Managing Consultant, ahead of Recovery & Resolution USA.

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Research Reports
This free to access Webinar is due to take place in the month of April. Official details will be sent very shortly.

Due to be led by VP, Lean Strategy Consultant of State Street and Director, Quantitative Methods of CoStar Group and will be looking into the upcoming CECL implementation. More details will be released soon, sign up early and you will be the first to hear.

An exclusive presentation by Theresa Reynolds, Director of Operational Risk, Management Validation, Capital One. These PDF slides cover: Expectations of the second line, providing effective challenge and being trusted partners.

This Webinar took place on Thursday February 22, 2018 - 11am EST and is now readily available as a complimentary resource.

This Webinar explores how Recovery and Resolution Planning has shifted firm perspective from the business line to legal entities creating a simplified view. Led by William Salter, Managing Director, Citi, James McPherson, Vice President and Counsel, Regulatory Unit, Credit Agricole, David Ambler, Former Head of US Resolution Planning, Societe Generale and Candice Nonas, Managing Consultant, RGP.

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Join your peers in New York City on June 5 - 6, to assess innovative best practice for managing Vendor and Third Party Risk beyond compliance. Pre-Agenda Rate ($999) expiring very soon!


Register now to join your industry peers in New York City on March 20-21 to explore advances within recovery and resolution plans as institutions prepare and plan for the next round of submissions. Register today using your 20% discount code: RRPINSIGHT20. Find out more and register by emailing, by calling +1 888 677 7007 or visiting the website


CECL Bootcamp - Steps, Data and Methodology. Pre-event Masterclass taking place, March 20 in NYC alongside the main CECL 2018 Congress. Led by Senior Risk Experts from FIS with guest speakers from Bancorp South.

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The 2nd Edition CECL 2018 Congress (March 21-22, NYC) returns due to popular demand. This year looks to review progress across the industry towards CECL implementation over two days.

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May 17-18, New York City, Americas largest financial risk and regulation Convention returns bigger and better than ever...

You can register now for just $1,499 at the Super Early Bird Rate, save $700 if you register before March 23.

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Invaluable Pre-Event Masterclasses, May 16
Integrated Credit Modeling: From Stress Testing to CECL
Led by Soner Tunay, Principal Director, Accenture Consulting.
Supercharging your ERM Program
Led by Craig Spielmann, Former Head of Enterprise Risk Management, First Data.

Hear from over 80 CROs and Heads of Risk
Join over 400 attendees and hear insights from more than 80 CROs and Heads of Risk from leading Financial Institutions, including: HSBC, Wells Fargo, USAA, KeyBank, Citizens Bank, Mizuho, Lazard, Amazon, Credit Suisse and many more.

Exclusive Keynote addresses and Plenary panels
Group CRO, Prudential delivers a keynote address on harnessing change as a strategic opportunity | Investors Bank, Newtown Savings Bank and IADB discuss the future of regulation | Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s CRO delivers insight on ERM best practice | CRO & Global Banking Group President, American Express reviews data as a fundamental and platform innovation


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