Over 500 CROs, risk practitioners and academics from 33 countries attended the Risk Minds conference in December 2012, which is the world's largest and most prestigious risk management conference. The information on Risk Minds will equip you with the latest updates on new regulatory proposals to help you to lead your risk management function through the upturn in light of recent regulatory, political and economic change.
PwC has been the lead sponsor of this conference for nine years, and our theme for the 2012 event was “Managing towards a new banking equilibrium".
PwC sponsored Risk Minds 2012, the world's largest and longest running risk management conference in the industry which was held in Amsterdam for the first time last year.
The financial services industry is still facing a high level of distrust, the investors think banks are too complex, opaque and their future is uncertain and regulators no longer trust the Basel formula for several asset classes.
In addition, the following key financial sector trends were discussed:
In this context, the following topics stood out:
Recovery & resolution planning: Analysis of year one actions & implications for the future global banking operating model
Chairman’s opening address
John P. Garvey
Our risk strategy is the business strategy! Integrating finance and risk functions into a holistic business model for the future
The risk manager’s view on the economy: Where do we see the next crisis coming from & how can we ensure bank risk management is well positioned to weather the next storm?
What does it mean to be a risk manager today?
How can we retain and attract real talent to the risk management industry & what skill set should we be looking for to cope with the challenges a modern risk manager faces?
Risk culture in a downturn environment: How can we generate good risk culture when financial institutions are deleveraging, de-risking and cost cutting & what should we be investing in now to build the financial business model of the future?
Too much regulation? - Are we at risk of curing the disease but killing the patient?
Liquidity risk modelling & management
Life with the LCR: Restructuring balance sheets - what parts of the business do we have to cut or shut down?
Forecasting future market bubbles: Making use of the multi-dimensional market fragility index to identify and monitor unsustainable booms and forthcoming busts
Click here to view and download the conference programme, speaker list and line-up, attendee list and go to the ICBI Risk Minds website for further information.
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