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As CECL implementation deadlines draw closer, the industry is progressing towards analysis and review of potential impacts based on modeling decisions. With a vast array of modeling decisions, it is vital to understand industry progression to benchmark activities and keep on top of implementation challenges.

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"Beyond the regulatory / political environment, I think liquidity professionals need to think about the maturity of their stress testing capabilities. If your firm lacks refined models for risk identification, you need to be working with the business to enhance these tools."

Article by Johan Van Duyvendijk, Americas Head of Market & Treasury Risk Control and Global Head Liquidity & Funding Treasury Risk Control, UBS.

"Potential longer term impacts can occur to the extent that your financial institution is adding additional complexities and subjective measures to your post-CECL ALLL operating environment such as determining macroeconomic forecasts for use in econometric models."

Insight from Matt Clohessy, SVP, Audit Manager, KeyBank.

"An effective model risk governance practice will impact every phase of the model life cycle, from initial identification through retirement and is therefore responsible for identifying and mitigating model risks that arise during each of those phases.”

Article by Jon Hill, former Managing Director, Global Head of Model Risk Governance, Credit Suisse.

"Reasonable and supportable forecast period depends on both the availability of external professional/published forecasts, as well as the best judgement and effort of internal economists and scenario team."

Interview with Fiona Zou, Vice President, Global Risk Analytics, HSBC.

"Fraud and financial crimes including money laundering continue to be of paramount importance across the industry, with the increase in technology across the industry what impact is this having on security?"

Article by Guglielmo Migliori, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro.

Register today for our on-demand model risk expert webinar series offered by global consulting firm, Protiviti. The series explored three of the hottest topics in model risk management. Learn about CECL models, sanction screening models and why having a strong model risk management program in place is a critical success factor for the insurance industry.

In what seems like a perennial state of low interest rates, there appears to be no end in sight to market participants’ search for income. In this article, we explore increasing interest from market players in the higher yielding project finance industry. With its steady projected cash flows, sectors such as this offer some means to achieving returns not available elsewhere in the current yield-tight environment.

Central to risk management is the effective gathering and dissemination of quality risk data, typically drawn from multiple sources, ranging from management and risk specialists through to assurance providers. Learn how the right technology can coordinate disparate data sources and provide more insight to the business, giving stakeholders an enterprise-wide view of risk. Download Whitepaper



Taking place on October 12, 11:00am (EST)

Insight into strategy decisions | Components of performance | Dynamic balance sheet behaviour and sensitivities | SWOT analysis – risks and opportunities | Capital Allocation | Alignment of stress testing methods with planning and budgeting

Free risk webinar, led by BOK Financial, Santander, TIAA Bank and former Federal Home Loan Bank of New York.

Complimentary 60+ page financial risk and regulation publication - Written by the industry, for the industry.

Issue Nine contains articles, interviews and filmed conference sessions with thought leaders from: HSBC, ING Group, Bank of China, JPMorgan, KeyBank, European Central Bank, UniCredit, Deutsche Bank and more. Get your copy here.

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Looking at the 3rd line of defense and internal audit: Tired of being audited? | What went wrong? | How to fix it? | Takeaways

PDF Presentation by Erjun Chen, Director, Internal Audit CIT Bank.

Took place on September 27, 12pm (EDT) - Hear the full recording...

Led by: Michael Jacobs, Lead Quantitative Analytics and Modeling Expert, PNC, Tim Bates, Chief Credit Officer, BECU and Will Newcomer, VP, Business Development & Strategy, Wolters Kluwer.

The Center for Financial Professionals hosted an operational risk management webinar, exploring: Achieving third party risk compliance, effective management of cyber security and third party risk and more...

Led by: Citi Private Bank, Bank of China, JP Morgan and Governor.


The Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro) is an international research organization and the focal point for financial risk professionals to advance through renowned thought-leadership, knowledge sharing, unparalleled networking, industry solutions and lead generation.

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