7th Annual Risk EMEA 2018

7th Annual Risk EMEA 2018 –  Financial Risk & Regulation Summit

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7th Annual
Risk & Regulation Summit
Risk EMEA 2018

Taking Place 24-25 April 2018, at the Tower – A Guoman Hotel, St Katharine’s Way, London. 

Have you seen the agenda for the upcoming Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Summit?

As financial institutions look towards further understanding of the FRTB standard and proposals guiding the next generation of market risk regulatory capital rules, senior market risk professionals will deliver insight on the standard and a platform for further interaction and discussion to better understand the requirement and the impact on global financial institutions.


Three Streams Across Two Days

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

Interpretation and implementation
Capital Impact
Aligning front to back office
P&L attribution
Risk factor modelability
Full revaluation and expected shortfall

NEW FOR 2017: Capital Management

Basel IV: unintended consequences
Capital optimisation
Stress testing
Integrating regimes
Internal capital requirements
Pillar 2 management
Capital Floors

NEW FOR 2017: Credit Risk

IFRS 9 implementation and interpretation
IFRS 9 scenario generation
Backtesting and model validation: IFRS 9
IFRS 9 and IRB approach
IRB models
Counterparty credit risk and CCP
Initial margin
Valuation adjustments
Non-performing loans

Keynote Sessions

Keeping up with the pace and change of the ever evolving regulatory landscape

The future of risk management: Where will risk management be in 2030

Bringing it all together: Aligning departments and regulatory requirements for a unified, consistent approach across the enterprise

“Trumpulence” and Brexit: How to make a risk analysis of high uncertainty situations within a decision-making process

BREXIT: Upcoming Regulatory Environment and Implications for the industry

Demonstrating an effective risk culture and aligning conduct for greater efficiency across the organisation

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Assessing the business implications of the Fundamental Review of The Trading Book

What will be discussed?

Overall impacts: What is at stake?
Model permission: How might it work?
Structuring of desks: What are the drivers?
Configuration of front to back office processes: What is required?
Front office desk allocations and impacts on the business: Possible mitigating actions?
FRTB Vs. Volcker: Overlaps and potential constraints?

Hear from:

Ed Duncan,
Director, Risk,

Bo Boisen,
Head of Strategic Projects and Agile Project Lead (APL) for Risk Platform and FRTB,
Nordea Bank AB

Britta Achmann,
Head of Business Implementation, Risk Change,
Deutsche Bank

Find our Banking Risk thought-leadership articles here. These articles feed from our much larger Risk Insights section of our website which provides you with thought-leadership, white papers, articles and more across risk and regulation. Subscribe to Risk Insights’ Financial Risk Management Blog and get the latest articles straight to your inbox.

25th July 2017

A video interview on whether regulation helped or hurt risk management?

25th July 2017

A video discussion on the current and the future role of the CRO

7th June 2017

Risk Management Systems and Suppliers Report

27th April 2017

Update IFRS 9: Current implement challenges and solution approaches

5th April 2017

Preparing for IFRS 9 implementation and assessing the interaction between IFRS 9 and the updated Basel IRB framework

5th April 2017

Executing the FRTB in practice and contending with timing constraints

5th April 2017

Looking ahead to FRTB implementation and understanding the requirements

28th March 2017

The potential unintended consequences across risk categories of Basel IV implementation

23rd March 2017

Assessing the challenges of P&L attribution and ability to pass the tests

16th March 2017

Keeping up with the pace and change of the ever evolving regulatory landscape

9th March 2017

Reviewing the increasing regulatory focus on cyber security and technology within the banking industry

7th March 2017

Understanding CRR II and CRD V

22nd February 2017

Effectively understanding if and how to model the un-modellable

21st February 2017

TLAC and MREL: Building a new layer in the bank capital structure

21st February 2017

Where will risk management be in 2030?

Knowledge Partners:

Moodys Analytics

Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody’s Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,600 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com.


zeb is Europe’s leading management consultancy in the financial services sector. zebís services include the development of ultra-modern IT solutions, IT strategy consulting and the provision of support to clients during software implementation projects.

zeb.control.accounting is a comprehensive software solution that allows banks to meet the requirements of the international reporting standards (IAS 39 or IFRS 9). To this effect, the modular standard software provides banks with intuitive user interfaces for categorization, impairment, hedge accounting and the management of posting approaches. Compare www.zebcontrol.com/ifrs for more details.



AxiomSL is the leading global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions for banks, asset managers and insurers. It empowers clients with the tools they need to manage their financial, risk and operational requirements, and to comply with regulatory calculation and disclosure mandates around the world.

All of AxiomSL’s solutions are built on the same adaptable, high-performance platform. This gives clients a unique opportunity to reduce the cost and complexity of compliance by using one platform to manage all of their requirements globally. AxiomSL’s solutions are fully supported and are upgraded when rules and templates change. The unparalleled transparency offered by AxiomSL gives users the ability to drill down from the reports they produce to the calculations and source data they have used.

AxiomSL was awarded The Asian Banker’s 2016 “Best Compliance Risk Technology Implementation of the Year” as well as “Best Implementation at a Sell-side Firm” in the 2016 Sell-side Technology Awards. It was voted Best Reporting System Provider in the 2015 Waters Rankings and was highlighted as a ‘Category Leader’ by Chartis Research in its 2015 Sell-side Risk Management Technology report. The company’s work has also been recognized through a number of other accolades, including success in the Best Reporting Initiative category of the American Financial Technology Awards and in the Customer Satisfaction section of the Chartis RiskTech100 rankings.

BitSight Technologies

BitSight Technologies is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings. The company’s Security Rating Platform continuously analyzes vast amounts of external data on security behaviors in order to help organizations manage third party risk, benchmark performance, and assess and negotiate cyber insurance premiums. For more information, please visit www.bitsighttech.com/ or follow us on Twitter (@BitSight).

Lombard Risk

Lombard Risk’s regulatory reporting platform, AgileREPORTER, goes beyond delivering reporting computations into today’s regulatory templates. The solution takes your data and creates a dynamic information management framework that supports reporting requirements across multiple jurisdictions and, in addition, will provide your business with timely management information dashboards.

With AgileREPORTER handling your regulatory reporting functions, you have clear visibility on the performance and exception notifications you need to manage the risk in your business.

Lombard Risk (LSE: LRM) provides global regulatory reporting and collateral management solutions that enable clients in the financial services industry to significantly improve their approach to managing risk. Clients include over 30 of the world’s ‘Top 50’ financial institutions – as well as investment firms, asset managers, hedge funds, fund administrators, insurance firms and large corporations worldwide.

Contact us at info@lombardrisk.com or visit www.lombardrisk.com for more information.


Microsoft enables financial institutions to liberate data and democratize analytics to empower decision-making across business lines, improve risk insight, identify new market opportunities, and ultimately fuel future growth.The Microsoft advantage is its highly acclaimed analytics platform, differentiated by its low cost, scale, and simplicity of use. With the elastic compute capability in Microsoft Azure, to enable improved risk modeling, this comprehensive approach enables financial institutions to improve the accuracy and integrity of insight for actuarial, financial, and operational risk.

Online Business Technologies

Online Business Technologies is an innovative company in the financial software development industry, whose solutions are used in 14 countries. The company has business partners of various types: commercial banks, savings co-operatives, leasing companies, specialized financial institutes, and also public organizations, who manage EU funds and state subsidized loans. Its flagship product is MoonSol, a modern, state-of-the-art, modular bank account management system, a graphical, three-tiered software application that is flexibly extensible, boosts 7×24 operations and several innovative technological solutions. It has a set of á la carte modules ranging from account and loan management through general ledger to IFRS that can be collected arbitrarily, even individual modules can be introduced. It boosts full scale workflow management both for the front-office and back-office modules.

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers.

We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

Wolters Kluwer

Whether complying with regulatory requirements or managing financial transactions, addressing a single key risk, or working toward a holistic enterprise risk management strategy, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services works with customers worldwide to help them successfully navigate regulatory complexity, optimize risk and financial performance, and manage data to support critical decisions. Wolters Kluwer Financial Services provides risk management, compliance, finance and audit solutions that help financial organizations improve efficiency and effectiveness across their enterprise, with more than 30 offices in 20 countries.

For further information please visit www.wolterskluwerfs.com

Associate Sponsors:


ActiveViam provide precision data analytics tools to help organisations make better decisions faster.

ActiveViam started in 2005 with the vision of leveraging in-memory technology to create an analytics platform where businesses could leverage the largest data sets without restrictions, keep them up-to-date in real time and use them to empower their decision makers.

Our goal at ActiveViam, is to let organisations not only make decisions faster, but better; to not only reach their data, but their potential; to not only see their data, but find their way into the future.

ActiveViam is a privately owned company with offices in Paris, London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.


ApPello is a leading software solution provider specialized in front-to-back-office banking solutions, covering all phases of the Credit Risk Management and Cash Optimization processes.

The company is headquartered in Budapest and represented in other cities such Bucharest and Vienna. Our solutions are already deployed at leading financial institution in five European countries.

ApPello develops and implements next generation solutions to improve its clients’ productivity and efficiency. We developed our technology, to maintain and roll out different versions, called common codebase methodology which can speed up and simplify the implementation in many legal entities. Our innovative approach is demonstrated in solutions such as our rapid application development platform (WebDP) which provides unparalleled opportunities to create and change business logic (data model, screens, business rules, workflow and reports) by parameterizing only, without development, even by bank staff.

Bureau van Dijk

Bureau van Dijk is the leading publisher of company and business intelligence and specializes in information on banks and public and private companies across the globe. Our leading products include Orbis and Orbis Bank Focus.

We also deliver credit risk analysis solutions ranging from data analysis options to bespoke credit risk solutions via FACT. FACT is our flexible, and fully configurable framework that can be completely integrated into existing credit workflows and includes:

• Financial spreading and analysis
• Rating
• Loan origination
• Compliance and monitoring

With a FACT solution you can create your own scoring and analytical output via integrated models or your own methodology. You can also integrate data from multiple sources, including your own data, data from our own products or any other third party provider.

FACT solutions are fully bespoke and unique to each organization’s needs.
We offer free consultations and free trials – get more information and register your interest at www.bvdinfo.com.

MThree Consulting

MThree Consulting is a global technology and business services consultancy with clients that include some of the largest top and mid-tier financial services institutions.  We provide consulting & advisory across:

Risk, Regulatory & Compliance
Vendor & Product Services
Application Support & Plant Engineering
Application Development
Cyber & Information Security
Blockchain & Distributed Ledgers and Digital Technologies

We also run a successful Graduate talent development programme, MThree Alumni, with clients taking advantage of our bespoke technology-focused training packages delivered throughout major global financial centres.



ActiveEon is an Open Source ISV specialized in solutions orchestration to automate and scale IT workloads and transition to the cloud for the financial and insurance sectors. With jobs distribution and parallelization allowing acceleration of business processes and reduction of infrastructure costs, ActiveEon enables digital transformation of IT, big data and Internet of Things (IoT).

Activeeon’s goal is to accelerate the public sector and financial institutions workload transition to large compute, taking benefit of cloud services, and optimize the infrastructure using low priority resources, enabling hybrid cloud architecture in order to take advantage of new services. ActiveEon offers an open solution to avoid companies to be locked in by a single service provider. The ability to access a large pool of computing resources enables faster data analytics which will provide public, financial and insurance enterprises with a competitive advantage and let them comply with more regulatory rules.

Legal & General has chosen ActiveEon to adapt its risk-weighted asset calculations to new regulations such as FRTB, Basel III and Solvency II.

ActiveEon is working with large customer accounts worldwide, such as: Legal & General (UK), JoyGlobal (USA), Home Office (UK), CEA, Amadeus, La Française Asset Management, Mediametrie, L’Oréal, CNES and many more.


CompatibL is a software application, analytics and consultancy company specializing in Regulation and market and counterparty risk such as FRTB and all XVAs, for which for which it was the winner of Risk magazine’s 2017 award for Specialist Market Risk Vendor of the Year. Compatibl not only offers turnkey solutions for XVA and regulatory needs, but CompatibL’s consultancy teams additionally offer FRTB and pricing / XVA Model validation and development.
CompatibL is at the forefront of many important industry innovations and trends around the trading and risk space, including Adjoint Algorithmic Differentiation (AAD), a proven technique for delivering massive performance gains for the calculation of sensitivities and capital measures.
With a team of over 200 experienced developers and financial engineers, CompatibL has implemented more than 70 major projects across a client base of over 50 banks, central banks, supranationals and asset managers in the US, EMEA and Asia, including 4 out of 5 largest derivatives dealers.

Can your organisation contribute at Risk EMEA 2017 Summit?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. Please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 / +1 888 677 7007 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Media Partnerships

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss this further please contact olympia.nolan@cefpro.com on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 / +1 888 677 7007


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