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Risk Insights Newsletter | August 2019 Edition | Issue 57.


Risk Insights Newsletter | Issue 57
Featured article by Azlina Wetmore, Head of Commercial Credit Policy and Innovation, Capital One
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"Maintaining consistency (in my opinion) is going to be challenging in the initial years of implementing the Standard. This is mainly because at this stage, the Standard itself appears to be evolving and different participants may be ‘reading’ it in a different way."

Insights from Rahul Verma, Methodology Lead, Just Group.

"A number of high profile data breaches have shown us that in order to protect our credentials and our private data, better security methods are needed."

Insights from Steve Cook, Specialist Biometrics and Fintech Consultant, Biometrics for eCommerce

How prepared are financial institutions for the implementation of FRTB and to what extent can technological advances assist?

Interview with Ozgur Ozel, Executive Director, EMEA Head, Morgan Stanley.

Nick Dexter, Senior Advisor, Bank of England has released his PDF presentation from the 2nd Edition IFRS 17 Forum. These slides will cover what the new standard tells us about the business, including:

Why regulators are interested in an accounting standard | What are we interested in? | Other aspects of regulatory interest and much more.

"FinTech technology looks to revolutionise the financial services industry, with increased collaboration, large institutions can leverage the nimble nature of startups to enhance their offerings."

Research blog by Alice Kelly, Head of Research and Production, CeFPro.

Ahead of the 4th Annual Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Forum, Shearin Cao, Technical Specialist, Traded Risk Management, Standard Chartered Bank has released her PDF slides from the 8th Annual Risk EMEA Summit in 2019. Key topics addressed include:

The Basel initiative to “fix” Market risk capital | FRTB framework | Standard Rules as a credible fallback to the IMA | NMRF and much more.

"The need to align financial risk polices centred around environmental impact business lines, with increasing scrutiny and environmentally aware investors and Boards, requires new and innovative approaches to modelling non-financial risks that have a direct impact on business units."

Article by Sophie Bottazzi, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro

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Featured articles include exert from the international survey on Third Party Risk and assessing the maturity in a dynamic landscape and The challenges of launching a new business successfully.

Other topics covered include Technology, innovation and payments; Liquidity risk, LIBOR transition challenges, Cyber and operational risk and resilience and many more

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Four stages to feature at X-Tech Europe in London
4th Edition IFRS 17 Forum

24 September, 2019 | London

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


4th Annual Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Forum

25 September, 2019 | London

Exploring the latest FRTB updates including modelling, data management and implementation


3rd Annual X-Tech Europe Summit

14-15 October, 2019 | London

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

7th Anuual Stress Testing Europe Summit

12-13 November, 2019 | London

Keeping up with emerging trends and utilising stress testing as a tool for driving strategic business decisions


14 November, 2019 | London

Reviewing guidance and requirements for new digital financial reporting standards


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