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The Academy will provide continual training and education for our staff members in our twelve offices in Europe and the United States and is also open to clients.
The first edition of the CRO Insights Journal focused on the growing role of the Risk Function and how CROs' responsibilities have evolved in response to the crisis. We are now delighted to present our second edition which captures the nature of risk in an increasingly complex economic landscape.
Definio Reply™ is an integrated platform capable of addressing the needs of management, analysis, reporting and logging of financial assets. The target customers of the Definio Reply™ solution have as their objective the active management and monitoring of financial portfolios.The integration of the
financial database with the asset database makes Definio Reply™ a viable and complete alternative to vertical portals.
On Wednesday 23 November 2016, Avantage Reply hosts its second Annual Risk & Regulatory Symposium. The event takes place at Crown Plaza in London.
Banks are considering excluding risk factors deemed immaterial from their risk models as a way to avoid a capital charge add-on for hard-to-model risks under the new trading book capital rules, but the strategy could be derailed by the will of regulators or by failing the internal models test.
STUDENT RISK & REGULATORY HACKATHON is a European student live challenge, offering students from 5 cities in Europe the opportunity to work for one day on generating innovative solutions to a failing bank. The event will be open to all students from HEC Liege, Imperial London College, VU Amsterdam, Luiss in Rome and students from Manheim University and Frankfurt School of Finance. For further information, please
The world of FinTech has the potential to transform the Financial Services industry. What does this mean, and what are the implications for Risk Managers?
On Monday and Tuesday 21 and 22 June 2016,
Avantage Reply will give a presentation on
Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting at the Risk & Supervision event organised by the Italian Banking Association.
2016 promises to be another challenging year with more extensive regulatory involvement and further disruption of existing business models. Whilst financial industry firms will continue to rebuild their balance sheets and implement new regulations designed to strengthen standards for a simpler and safer industry, this year will bring additional challenges of dealing with new entrants, including fintech companies, and the necessity of business restructuring and portfolio rebalancing to achieve viable capital and cost bases.
"The title of one of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) consultative documents pretty much sums up its attitude towards internal models as the cost of capital for using derivatives and certain asset classes continues to ratchet-up". Sergio Gianni and Dean Mitchell, Partners with Avantage Reply, answer the questions from the Global Risk Regulator.
On May 25, 2016,
Avantage Reply sponsors the 33rd International Conference of the French Finance Association. The French Finance Association Conference is one of the main European conferences in finance. The Conference gives researchers the opportunity to present their research work and exchange ideas.
In 2012, the Financial Stability Board set up the Enhanced Disclosure Task Force (”EDTF”), which focused on the quality, comparability and transparency of these disclosures, particularly those flowing from IFRS 9 and US GAAP changes in Expected Credit Loss (“ECL”) approaches. In December 2015, the EDTF issued detailed guidance, including templates, for the requirements relating to changes in disclosures under the IFRS's new ECL regime.
The paper provides an overview of the BCBS 239, including its objectives and requirements, along with some of the stumbling blocks identified by the surveyed G-SIBs and D-SIBs so far. Finally, the paper identifies key areas for successful BCBS 239 compliance, and looks at how banks can use the requirements outlined in the principles to their competitive advantage.
To overcome the challenges of implementation, the
British Bankers’ Association in association with
Avantage Reply are running a series of unique
FRTB and CVA peer to peer breakfast clinics.
On Wednesday 4th May 2016, Avantage Reply holds a speech titled AnaCredit - tools, solvency organizational models to the next ABI event on bank’s pain management.
In September 2015, the European Commission released the Securitisation Initiative. On one hand, it establishes a common framework for all regulated financial institutions in Europe and defines the concept of a simple, transparent and standardised, or STS, securitisation. On the other hand, it implements in Europe the Basel III securitisation framework – finalized by the Basel Committee in December 2014 – but with a twist as STS securitisations qualify for a preferential treatment in the form of reduced capital charges.
On Wednesday 4th May 2016, Avantage Reply hosts a FRTB Masterclass. The session will provide an in-depth insight into latest developments.
Sytel Reply takes part in "Enterprise Security & Risk Management 2016", the UK’s leading event for the discussion of Information security, cyber security and risk management across every business sector, now in its fifth edition.
This report takes stock of the evolving regulatory requirements and industry practices in the Eurozone and the UK, focusing on outsourcing by custodian banks, depositary banks and asset servicing companies
(referred to collectively in this report as ‘custodian banks’ for the sake of readability). The intention is to provide an overview of outsourcing in the current environment and to convey an understanding of the trajectory of
outsourcing practices, regulation and supervision.
On the 14th of December 2015, the European Banking Authority (“EBA”) issued final guidelines for Limits on exposures to shadow banking entities, outlining how financial institutions are to manage limits on shadow banking exposures, effective from 1st January 2017.
Avantage Reply and Xuccess Reply announce a Global Partnership with PRMIA for 2016 and onwards. This as a result of having sponsored a variety of events at local chapters of PRMIA across several countries over a number of years.
January 21, 2016, PRMIA, with the collaboration of
Avantage Reply, hosts a briefing session on the new Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP). Avantage Reply will have the honour to welcome Mr. Frederic Vinovsky, Deputy Secretary General at the ACPR.