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CROS IN BANKING RISK AND REGULATION ADDRESS UPCOMING CHALLENGES FACING EMEA RISK DEPARTMENTS

The Risk EMEA 2016 Summit, EMEA’s premier banking risk and regulation gathering, returns to London for it’s fifth year after extensive research, conducted by the Center for Financial Professionals and 200 senior tier 1 banking risk professionals, finely illustrated the key regulatory challenges facing EMEA risk professionals over the coming year.

This year, the Risk EMEA Summit will be the gathering for banking risk and regulation professionals to gain insights and network with over 250 like-minded professionals with, great opportunities to share professional experiences and address challenges with CROs and Heads of Departments. As a result of the Blue Ribbon panel and first hand research, the Risk EMEA Summit will emphasise what the world of risk management can expect within the FRTB, Liquidity Risk and Capital Management which has resulted Risk EMEA as a multi stream event.

There is no surprise that overall implementation challenges of the FRTB is a huge undertaking for market risk professionals in particular, with research displaying a focus on the FRTB finalisation paper and the overall computational intensity and new infrastructural changes that the FRTB will bring. Attendees will hear a range of topics varying from the implementation requirements, timeline constraints, unintended consequences of the FRTB, trading desk selection, modelling and the regulations’ capital impact. Senior Market Risk Professionals are set to present within the Risk EMEA FRTB stream, of which panel discussions with Heads of Department from the likes of Credit Suisse, Intesa Sanpaolo, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and BNP Paribas will be participating.

With a strong focus and many risk professionals discussing the upcoming Intraday Liquidity, TLAS and MREL and The Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR), the second stream included at the Summit is specifically dedicated to Liquidity Risk & Capital Management where participants will discuss and debate with banks including, but not limited to Citi, Santander, HSBC, Deutsche Bank and ABN AMRO.

Also designed within the Risk EMEA agenda is the Banking Risk & Regulatory Developments stream, where attendees will discuss a range of topics. With IFRS 9 set to come into full implementation in 2018 and parallel runs planned for 2017, there is a dedicated IFRS 9 section within this stream. Other areas included range from stress testing, model risk and BCBS 239 to reporting to the board and ring fencing, providing participants the opportunity to gain a larger perspective, as well as a focused learning experience.

EMEA’s premier banking risk and regulation summit will be taking place over 24-25 May in London and has already over 200 banking risk and regulatory professionals confirmed to attend. The Risk EMEA Summit has secured 50+ CROs and heads of departments to deliver presentations, panel discussions and case studies, and provides extensive networking opportunities throughout the day at refreshment breaks, the drinks reception and through the interactive app. The full agenda and speaker line up is now available to view at www.risk-emea.com. The Center for Financial Professionals are offering a 20% discount using code RE2016 for professionals looking to register before 15 May 2016.