Much has been said about governance, risk and compliance (GRC), but the question remains: How do you implement a GRC strategy that's relevant and brings value to the business?
This issue poses a particular challenge within financial services, an industry that’s fraught with regulatory reform and strict mandates to continuously manage and monitor risk across the organization.
Financial services firms must articulate and deliver a GRC strategy that addresses changes in the regulatory environment and manages a complex array of risks while delivering value to the business to achieve its support.
In this Webcast, our experts discuss this critical issue, touching on these topics:
- How GRC processes and solutions work with advanced analytics to create intelligence from organizational data.
- What that intelligence can do to help guide the organization in a dynamic and regulated business environment.
- How to achieve the ultimate goal of empowering a GRC strategy that delivers useful intelligence that’s applicable to business decisions and transactions.
Chief Financial Architect
Clark Abrahams has more than 30 years of experience as a banker and senior risk manager. Prior to joining SAS, Abrahams was the Chief Risk Officer for Fidelity National Corp. and a Senior Vice President at Bank of America. He has also held positions with Fair Isaac & Co., Standard Oil of Indiana, the Bank of California and Barclays Bank.
Along with co-author Mingyuan Zhang, Abrahams wrote Fair Lending Compliance: Intelligence and Implications for Credit Risk Management (2008) and Credit Risk Assessment: The New Lending System for Borrowers, Lenders, and Investors (2009).
On his blog, The New Lending System, Abrahams tries to bring common sense to compliance and risk assessment.
Bank Systems & Technology
Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, both members of the Financial Technology Network of TechWeb. In addition to directing the editorial strategy of both brands, Burger is charged with the creation and development of new products, editorial supplements, special publications, and live and online events, including BS&T's Executive Summit, I&T's Executive Summit, webcasts, live custom events and executive roundtables.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Corporate Integrity LLC
Michael Rasmussen has more than 15 years of experience in understanding governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) processes. His goal at Corporate Integrity is to assist organizations in defining GRC processes that are efficient, agile, effective, accountable and transparent.
As an authority on GRC, Rasmussen is a sought-after keynote speaker, author and adviser on risk and compliance issues around the world. He's known as the first analyst to define and model the GRC market for professional services and technology.
Prior to founding Corporate Integrity, Rasmussen was a Vice President and top analyst at Forrester Research. Before Forrester, he led the risk consulting practice at a professional services firm in the Midwest.