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Risk Insights Newsletter | May Edition | Issue 54
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“In external arrangements, the key considerations include avoiding the outsourcing of majority or all of the critical processes, monitoring of the outsourced services and the third parties (negative news etc.) and ensuring a clear process In service reviews with vendors.” - CeFPro FinTech Advisory Board Member and Head of Electronic Trading at Mizuho Securities.

Interview with Amit Lakhani, Head of Third Party Risk Management, CIB, BNP Paribas

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"As there is no theoretical guidance on characterizing the default intensity process these models are said to be a-theoretic, in that they are less grounded in the economics driving default than in mathematical tractability."

Article by Brandon Davies, Former Head of Market Risk, Barclays

"The management of the cross currency basis risk is a very big topic. In summary someone must look the mismatches within the bank and understand whether there is a reason that those exist and whether there is a way to reduce them."

Interview with Dimitrios Papathanasiou, Head of EMEA Treasury and Liquidity risk, Credit Suisse

"Given ever increasing regulatory requirements (such as EBA Guidelines on Outsourcing which come Into effect Q4 2019), I expect to see organisations continuing to employ and invest in first line risk management resources."

Insights from Fiachra Crean, Head of Supplier Relationship Management, AIB

"Model Owners should be on-boarded organisationally to the risk committees with the right level of mandate to support the challenge by MRM regarding various modelling processes, developed final modelling products or components in those products."

Interview with Darius Grinvaldas, Head of Credit Risk Modelling 1 (PD Maintenance) / GRM Vilnius Site Leader, Danske Bank A/S

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A common issue for most risk management programs is difficulty in producing an overall risk profile which can be presented to the board and management. This is often caused by disconnected risk data and can often be traced back to confusing and inconsistent taxonomies.

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In his latest blog, Giorgio Baldassarri, Head of the Analytical Development Group, reviews the latest trends observed across non-financial corporate firms through the lens of S&P Global Market Intelligence's statistical models. In this blog Giorgio provides an analysis of how different Brexit scenarios may impact the credit risk of European Union (EU) private companies.

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The Center for Financial Professionals hosted its premier banking risk and regulation Summit – Risk EMEA in April 2018, at this event, we filmed a keynote panel discussion with CRO’s from leading FI’s.

Led by: Barclays | Aegon Bank | Old Mutual Plc | Credit Suisse | d-fine GmbH

Panel discussion
At Risk EMEA 2018 we interviewed our key presenters to get their insights on how risk managers can be more efficient in the future. Interview with: Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Agriculture Bank of China (UK) LTD; Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA, MetLife and Former Head of IT Security, Nordea Bank

Vendor Risk Masterclass
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.

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 | FTP process | Implementation | Teeing off and much more...

Taking place on 8 May 2019, 2pm – 3pm (BST)

Led by: IB C&ORC Head of Conduct Risk and SMF 16 Support, UBS; Head of Operational Risk, Crowns Agents Bank; and Co-Founder and Chief Risk Officer, RiskSpotlight.


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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