Upcoming Events, Conferences, Courses & Seminars

9th Annual Pricing Model Validation

Best practices in validating pricing models at a time when trading books are subject to massive regulatory reform

Date: 22-23 September 2016
Venue: London, United Kingdom

In the current environment when trading books are subject to massive regulatory reform, model validation is coming under ever greater scrutiny. Financial institutions need be on top of the situation by making sure they heed the calls for best practices and effective model governance to be implemented. This marcus evans event will equip you with the latest know how on current and future regulations, help you implement best practices with optimisation of model risk management, overcome model validation challenges and explore the complexity of XVA and new initial margin models.

Key Topics:- Discover the latest best practices on model governance and model risk management; Manage the validation challenges driven by the regulations prompting large-scale model change, such as the FRTB; Hear how to validate XVA models and new initial margin models; Examine the increasing convergence of pricing models with risk and capital models from a validation perspective.

Practical insights from:- Dr Ebbe Negenman, Head of Regulatory Risk, ABN AMRO; Raphael Albrecht, Head of IRC Methodology, Credit Suisse; Bertrand Hassani, Global Head of Research and Innovation, Banco Santander; Tanveer Bhatti, Managing Director, Global Head of Model Risk Management, Citibank; Alvise De Col, Head of FXMM, Equities and Commodities Model Validation, UBS; Sergio Scandizzo, Head of Model Validation, European Investment Bank; Tanguy Dehapiot, Head of Validation and Valuation, BNP Paribas.

For more information about this event please contact Ms Melini Hadjitheori, Digital Marketing & PR executive MeliniH@marcusevanscy.com or visit the event website here.

Tuesday 27th September 2016

Grant Thornton - Autumn Event Series - Asset Management Conference

Date: 27th September 2017
Venue: The Marker Hotel, Dublin

For futher information please contact Robyn Palmer Sheehan at +353 (0)1 433 2494 or robyn.palmersheehan@ie.gt.com

Wednesday 12th October 2016

Grant Thornton - Autumn Event Series - Budget 2017 Breakfast Briefing

Date: 12th October 2016
Venue: Chartered Accountants House, Dublin

For futher information please contact Robyn Palmer Sheehan at +353 (0)1 433 2494 or robyn.palmersheehan@ie.gt.com

Tuesday 8th November 2016

Grant Thornton - Autumn Event Series - Corporate Finance Conference

Date: 8th November 2016
Venue: The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin

For futher information please contact Robyn Palmer Sheehan at +353 (0)1 433 2494 or robyn.palmersheehan@ie.gt.com

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Grant Thornton - Autumn Event Series - Annual CFO Seminar

Date: 16th November 2016
Venue: The Conrad Hotel, Dublin

For futher information please contact Robyn Palmer Sheehan at +353 (0)1 433 2494 or robyn.palmersheehan@ie.gt.com

Tuesday 29th November 2016

Grant Thornton - Autumn Event Series - Personal Tax and Pensions Seminar

Date: 29th November 2016
Venue: The Marker Hotel, Dublin

For futher information please contact Robyn Palmer Sheehan at +353 (0)1 433 2494 or robyn.palmersheehan@ie.gt.com

Application Development and Maintenance in Financial Services

Push for agile developments of application projects by overcoming challenges specific to your firm

Date: 6th-7th February 2017
Venue: London, United Kingdom

Application developers in financial institutions are under immense pressure to deliver new applications quickly to meet the demands of both the modern always-on-the-go customer, and boards and regulators who are pushing for digitalisation of all processes. However, progression in this area is no easy task for application developers in financial institutions facing challenges such as the heavily regulated environment, legacy systems and not to forget the extensive testing of software that is required before you can even think about rolling out a new application. This conference will show financials what they need to increase speed to market of application projects, picking on themes such as overcoming testing and continuity challenges as such enabling agile development of projects to meet the needs of the business and customer.

Key Topics:- Navigate legacy and regulatory challenges to increase speed to market of applications; Explore structural approaches to testing and analysing the environment to reduce risk associated with the integration of new applications in your financial institution; Maintain the sustainability and continuity of applications used by financials through a clear design/plan; Consistently drive the value of application development throughout your financial institution.

Practical insights from:- Isabelle Laurin, IT Application Development Manager, Credit Suisse; Josef Langerman, Group Head Engineering Transformation, DevOps and Digital Culture, Standard Bank; Mike Jarred, Head of Software Testing, FCA; Mark Elliott, Head of Application Development and Maintenance, Euroclear; Christopher William Truce, Director and Product Manager for Open API Development, Saxo Bank.

For more information about this event please contact Ms Melini Hadjitheori, Digital Marketing & PR executive MeliniH@marcusevanscy.com or visit the event website here.

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