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An Interview with Lian Van Oudheusden, Head of Model Risk Management, at First Rand Bank

Ahead of the 3rd Edition Model Risk Management Conference, we spoke with Lian Van Oudheusden, Head of Model Risk Management at First Rand Bank. Lian is responsible for model risk strategy and framework development, model risk oversight and reporting and oversight of the independent validation function. Lian also established and chairs FirstRand’s Advanced Analytics Working Group, which is a multi-discipli

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An Interview with Erkka Pesonen, Director, ALM Risk Management and FTP, at UBS

Ahead of the 11th Annual Funds Transfer Pricing and Balance Sheet Management Conference, we spoke with Erkka Pesonen, Director of ALM Risk Management and FTP at UBS. Erkka works in the Group Treasury ALM team, responsible for FTP setting and methodology and interest rate risk hedging. Prior to his current role Erkka has worked in Treasury cash trading and Treasury funding roles at UBS. He has over ten years of Treasury

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Most businesses can thrive quite well as long as the economy and environment remain healthy. We only learn about corporations that use excessive leverage or take on excessive risks during a financial crisis. The 2008 financial crisis was one such incident; many enterprises that had taken on excessive risk when times were good ended up collapsing. The current pandemic is another example of a comparable crisis that has highlighted many companies' worst weaknesses. 

Numerous firms recognized that t

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9542439669?profile=RESIZE_400xEnterprise Architecture (EA) denotes management best practice for lining up business and technology resources to realize strategic results, expand upon Organizational Performance and steer departments to achieve their core missions more successfully and achieve Operational Excellence.

Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF) assists any agency of the Federal government achieve this through documentation and information that conveys a summarized outlook of an enterprise at various tiers of

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An Interview with Martin Doucet,  Managing Director, Global Funding and Treasury - Regulatory Optimisation, at National Bank of Canada

Ahead of the Front Office Financial Resource and Capital Optimisation Conference, we spoke with Martin Doucet, Managing Director, Global Funding and Treasury - Regulatory Optimisation, at National Bank of Canada. Martin is dealing with derivatives and financial resource optimisation. He has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years, spending all b

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How to Benchmark Your Program to Cultivate Success

Tuesday, August 3 // 10 AM PDT, 1 PM EDT // 60 Minutes
 
 
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In this annual webinar, learn how to efficiently measure your comprehensive compliance and risk efforts by utilizing key benchmarks calculated from over 1,000 risk and compliance professional survey respondents.

When asked, “who in your organization is responsi
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Risk management is not a one-time or limited-time activity — it is a continuous process that must constantly operate properly. This is also why achieving ongoing progress in risk management can be so difficult for organizations - it needs year-round monitoring and dedication. 

The majority of organizations employ specialized risk management framework people, who serve as the business's sole line of defense against risks. This arrangement, we feel, is not sustainable. Any system that needs contin

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2021 Trends: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Management (GRC)

The primary directive of a GRC management capability in 2021 is to deliver effectiveness, efficiency, and agility to the business that manages integrity and resiliency in the midst of uncertainty. This requires a strategy that connects the enterprise, business units, processes, transactions, and information to enable transparency, discipline, and control of the ec

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ESG and See-Through Economy

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In this week's blog post, we're sharing insights on our latest interview with Steven Minsky. Steven is the CEO and founder at LogicManager, which is a powerful risk management software. Especially during the pandemic, LogicManager has spent a lot of effort to create a relief package for their customers, to ensure their software and services can be used in innovative ways and create success stories and solutions that are available for everyone on their website.  We had our first interview with

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Thoughts on the MRM Discipline

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In this week's blog post, we're sharing insights on our interview with David Asermely. David is a global Model Risk Management Lead at SAS driving strategic conversations with global institutions and influencing the SAS model risk management solution roadmap. He is passionate about translating data into actionable intelligence, and he focuses on combining the best technologies and design principles to improve modelling efficiency and quality. Based on that, we invited David Asermely to talk abo

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In this week's blog post, we're sharing insights on our interview with Terisa Roberts. She is a Director and Global Solution lead for Risk Modeling and Decisioning at SAS. She has extensive experience in quantitative risk management, and advanced analytics. She has worked in a variety of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, energy, retail and government. She advises banks and regulators around the world on best practices, topics in risk Modeling, Decisioning, and the r

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Efficient Data Assessment in GRC Space

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In this week's blog post, we're sharing insights on data assessment from
Joseph Schorr, Vice President Of Strategic Alliances at LogicGate which is a leading provider of cloud software solutions for automating governance, risk, and compliance processes. Joseph is also an advisor to Dreamit Ventures, a Growth program and venture fund focused on pre-Series A healthtech, securetech, and urbantech startups. Joseph is helping founders in the SecureTech program which is focused on cybersecurity, anti-

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Both risk and compliance management are dynamic fields that constantly evolve. Risk and compliance are impacted by a changing business environment, the economy, changing customer demands, and a company's vision, among other factors. Most of the changes we have observed in banking have been driven by information technology. The 2008 financial crisis was another significant force for change, as it forced the banking industry to rethink its risk management practices in light of the financial crisis

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Market Risks and Alternative Assets

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In today's post, we're inspired by our interview with Kevin Lester, co-founder and CEO of Validus Risk Management, a specialist financial risk advisory firm with offices in London and Toronto. With a focus on the alternative asset management sector, Kevin has pioneered the use of innovative financial hedging tools and techniques in the private equity, private credit, infrastructure and real estate markets, and is responsible for managing over $300 billion in market risk exposure via the Validus

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Digital Transformation and Leadership

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In this week's blog post, we're sharing insights on digital transformation from Helen Fanucci, a Digital Transformation Sales Leader, Team Builder and Strategic Thinker at Microsoft. She is also an Educational Counselor for Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she recruits and interviews the next generation of technology leaders.

Helen has started her career as an engineer, as a graduate from MIT and started working for IBM. She shares, shortly into her career, she has realised that she d

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Transforming Risk Management into Risk Intelligence

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In one of our latest interviews, we've been joined by Will Anderson, the CEO of Resolver.inc.  Resolver provides an integrated risk management software for mid to large-sized organizations to empower business, to move faster. The solutions include risk management, corporate security, business resilience, and IT risk. Over 1,000 organizations worldwide depend on Resolver’s security, risk and compliance software. That’s about 1,000,000 people u

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The FinTech revolution has allowed many new players to enter the market. Disruptive banks and open banking have become serious competition for traditional banks. These new banks and financial services applications have yet to build a reputation. But that also means that they are not notoriously unethical. Which is probably an advantage. 

Step 1: Make Integrity Your Core Value 

Banking is a business based on trust. And trust is based on the belief that a company conducts its business with integri

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Undoubtedly, the current global contingency has shaken the operating model of companies in various sectors. This confronts us with a reality previously unthinkable for many of the businesses that had not developed sufficient capacities. 

From a business perspective, the impact of the pandemic has left companies in various positions: 

  • Businesses that have suddenly lost relevance and even viability. 
  • Sectors with unstable structures and vulnerabilities that are sustainable in the short term, and
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Join our upcoming webinar Using Behavioural Science to Crack the Culture Code for Risk Management

Corporate culture is one of the most critical levers for creating shareholder value and driving organisational performance, yet one that most companies underutilise. Up until now culture has been extremely difficult to measure and transform as the underlying drivers are invisible. If organisations are unable to see, describe or measure behaviours, it is hard to know if the culture is helping or harm

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