Two new topics and additional speaker for 2nd Annual Credit Risk Management Forum

Derrick Nolan - Business Credit Risk Model Head - First National Bank - South Africa: Topic: Beyond Collateral Management: Optimising RWA to release capital and liquidity     Christian Düsterberg - Erste Group Bank - Austria:   Interaction between IFRS9 and the IRB Framework Practical aspects of IFRS9 implementation Linkage between IFRS9 impairment and IRB Credit [...]

Funds Transfer Pricing and the Quest for Term Funding: Working Towards New Solutions

Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP) is emerging as not just a nice to have, helpful tool in managing a financial services business, but in some cases has become a regulatory necessity. FTP, also called Collateral Transfer Pricing in some firms, is the exercise of allocating the cost of liquidity between business units at the same firm. [...]

Panama papers: again, another reminder

The Panama Papers bring out several issues related to vulnerabilities of controls from countries and companies. We have heard about them…tax havens… offshore companies, banking secrecy, money laundering, political exposed persons… but what are they? How are they related to each other? To start explaining, it is important to add another role as important as [...]

5th Annual Pharma Packaging & Labelling Forum – Details

5th Annual Pharma Packaging & Labelling Forum 24-25 November 2016 Austria Trend Park Royal Palace Vienna Hotel Vienna - Austria "There has been a really great variation showing very relevant issues and challenges regarding the topic of Packaging and Labelling." QRT Academic - Xellia Pharmaceuticals ApS - Denmark Request Agenda Upcoming [...]

Payment Processors Looking To Fill Vantiv Void Warned Over DFS Volatility

Payment processors aiming to take Vantiv’s place serving the billion dollar daily fantasy sports (DFS) market have been warned they face a “high risk, volatile and uncertain” legal environment. Vantiv will stop processing payments for DraftKings and FanDuel, the two most popular operators in the sector, on February 29. A series of state and federal [...]

4th Annual Pharmacovigilance Forum – Details

4th Annual Pharmacovigilance Forum 29-30 September 2016 NH Berlin Mitte - Berlin - Germany Upcoming Events "Conference with much, well-varied, Pharmacovigilance relevant subjects presented by experts." Managing Director – Astellas Pharma Europe - The Netherlands Discover the hot topics Gain insights on new regulations in emerging markets Learn about [...]

FATF chief talks de-risking dangers and correspondent banking

First part of my interview with the head of the world’s anti-money laundering task force on de-risking, and the fraught relationship between disruptive fintech companies and the banks which handle their accounts. Wholesale de-risking or de-banking, which involves denying accounts to customers deemed high risk, is rapidly becoming a major sector issue and even a [...]

6th Annual Risk Management Forum – Details

Upcoming Events Hot topics Identify future trends, themes, and emerging risks Understand how to implement new regulatory requirements and manage constant change Uncover current liquidity standards and their implications to banks Get the full picture of market and counterparty credit [...]