Current Trends
in Risk Management

23 May 2017 | 8:30am - 1:00pm | SAS Institute, Houghton


Opportunities or Obstacles: Perspectives on current trends in Risk Management

Financial institutions continue to feel pressure from investors, boards, regulators and auditors to manage risk more proactively and comprehensively. Fluctuations in economic environment, coupled with changing regulatory requirements and new accounting standards are straining both staffing and systems for risk management activities.

To thrive, financial institutions must operate their risk and finance functions in a more unified, cost-conscious and transparent manner to ensure greater efficiency and turn increasing costs into opportunities through optimizing capital, maintaining adequate liquidity and minimizing credit losses.

Join us for an engaging session focused on showcasing how you can change the future of risk analytics. You will hear from industry experts about how you can create a new pathway, transforming risk management in a changing economic and regulatory environment and the workshop brings you face to face with innovation in technology.


8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration
9:00 am - 9:15 amWelcome and Opening Speech
Desan Naidoo, Vice President - SAS Africa
9:15 am - 9:45 amSurviving and Thriving: Aligning the Organization to Meet Business and Regulatory Challenges
9:45 am - 10:45 amThe Current Regulatory Landscape
Martim Rocha, Global Advisor, Risk and Quantitative Solutions Division (RQS) - SAS and Stefan de Lombaert, Sr. Director Pre-Sales, RQS - EMEA Business Consulting Risk - SAS
10:45 am - 11:00 amCoffee Break
11:00 am - 11:30 amBig Data and Alternate Data for Credit Risk Management
Sayantan Banerjee, Head, Risk Management Middle East, Africa and Turkey - SAS
11:30 am - 12:30 pmCocktails & Networking

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