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Technology special, released today - Issue Ten, Risk Insights Magazine
Complimentary 50+ page financial risk and regulation publication - Written by the industry, for the industry. Get your copy free here today.
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A global survey with risk professionals from across the industry, attempting to assess the current state of how organisations are managing conduct risks across various geographical regions. The survey results will be collated and analysed to form an in-depth report.

Add your voice to our research and take part in the survey here. All who participate will be provided with a full copy of the final report and placed into a prize draw for a chance to win a free pass to our operational risk event series in NYC or London.

Risk Insights Magazine, Issue Ten

"In my opinion Risk doesn’t have to be complicated, even if the respective processes require a level of complexity for regulatory reasons or otherwise. Where the process prohibits open dialogue and proactive, honest assessment – they should change to do so."

Interview with Lewis Cox, Head of FinTech Risk, Deutsche Bank.

"The current & proposed regulatory landscape for payments is very complex at the present. Firms need to look at a matrix of regulation and read across between regulations and not look at them in isolation."

Interview with Peter Smith, Director, Seneca Investment Managers & Independent Industry Consultant, FinTechReguLab.

“I think the UK is showing real leadership in developing and deepening public and private sector cooperation, so it is really important to continue building on great initiatives like the Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce.”

Insight from Kevin Newe, Illicit Finance Strategy Lead, HM Revenue & Customs (UK Government).

“Incidents tell us when a risk has crystallised, it is 100% likely that they risk will occur, they can then be used to back-test the risk and scenario assessments comparing the likelihood of the event occurring in the risk / scenario assessments.”

Article by Sean Miles, Head of Operational Risk, Santander Services.

Fintech 250 - Add your voice to our Research
Featured insights

This whitepaper will provide you with a foundational understanding of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs). Learn why you need KRIs and discover how to get started with examples of KRIs for banks and credit unions. Develop and build your own KRI program that is consumable, flexible and sustainable for your organisation.

Research has revealed that banks in the Eurozone are lagging behind their peers in terms of asset quality. In this webinar, Irakli Pipia of Moody’s Analytics explores bank asset quality from three different perspectives: the balance sheet, the income statement and equity, as well as the impact of the new IFRS9 accounting standard.

Moody Analytics | BankFocus
The Center for Financial Professionals hosted an operational risk management webinar, exploring: Benefits of a sound operational risk framework and policy | A challenger banks’ perspective | Helping operational risk add value in managing and controlling cyber risk and more.

Led by HSBC, Metro Bank (UK) and BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Risk Webinar: How to make oprisk value added
The Center for Financial Professionals hosted the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit in April 2018, at this event, we interviewed a key presenter on his insight into the key challenges and the future ahead.

Interview with: Chris Felton, Detective Inspector, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.

Interview with Detective Inspector from National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
Risk EMEA 2019 - Key topics announced
Complimentary 50+ page financial risk and regulation publication - Written by the industry, for the industry.

Issue Ten contains articles, interviews and filmed conference sessions with thought leaders from: HackerOne, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Citi, ScotiaBank, BNY Mellon, Starling Bank, FinTechReguLab, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and more.

Taking place on January 10 2019, 11:30am (GMT)

Led by: Head of Transaction Products, Barclays and Sr. Architect, Global Engineering Platform, ING Bank

Regster here.

The Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro) has announced the most comprehensive and rigorous research program for ranking FinTech companies across the globe – the FinTech 250. How can you contribute? Add your voice to the research by taking part in a short 10 minute survey.

Click here to take part.


2nd Annual Payments Forum

12-13 February, 2019 | London

The future of payments: Reviewing trends, technology and regulatory requirements


5th Annual New Generation Operational Risk Europe

12-13 March, 2019 | London

Exploring the evolving role and scope of operational risk management in today’s dynamic landscape


2nd Annual Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April, 2019 | London

Regulatory change and best practice to detect and prevent fraud and AML risk


8th Annual Risk EMEA

11-12 June, 2019 | London

Key topics and streams announced for the 8th Annual Risk EMEA 2019 Summit!


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