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Operational Resilience in the Financial Sector: Meeting the Regulators’ Expectations

18th November, London

RMA is partnering with City & Financial Global for this event

20% discount – see below

This event features a speaker panel of quite exceptional quality, including senior speakers from regulators and financial institutions, the programme will focus on how to embed effective operational resilience and risk management practices in the rapidly evolving regulatory and technological landscape, whilst overcoming new risks and challenges linked to automation, innovation and digital disruption.

Attend this event to:

  • Hear the regulator’s views on how to improve operational resilience and how to maintain financial stability
  • Benefit from an update on the UK Government’s take on operational resilience in 2019 & 2020
  • Gain an understanding of senior managers’ increased responsibility under the SMCR in respect of actions that should be taken to minimise operational risk
  • Be able to ensure effective operational resilience and risk management practices in a rapidly evolving regulatory and technological landscape
  • Better understand the future of a potential UK-EU Trade Deal: implications for operational risk within the financial sector
  • Hear how to bridge the skill gap in a fast-moving environment: how to build internal resilience through people management in order to sustain customers’ expectations
  • Understand how to overcome new risks and challenges deriving from automation, innovation and digital disruption
  • Learn more about the future of operational resilience: cyber-resilience, cyber-security, data breaches and emerging threats
  • Manage risks related to third (and fourth) party outsourcing, including cloud-based services
  • Develop an effective oversight function to meet best practice and retain effective accountability and meet expectations of best practice governance
  • See how to safeguard the delivery of business services by using stress testing of operational resilience
  • Gain a better understanding of the complexity and interdependencies between financial services as a whole, particularly between clearing houses, exchanges and payment systems

Fee: £595.00 + VAT if registered before 2nd August: £645.00 + VAT thereafter.

Use code OPRES1RMA to obtain a 20% discount on these fees.

Website: www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/OperationalResilience2019

Email: bookings@cityandfinancial.com

Tel: 01932 340115

The RMA in Europe

In the United States and Canada the RMA is a household name in the banking industry. In the risk management arena, we are the premier organisation for training, round tables, conferences, and peer sharing.

Building upon our considerable success in North America we are expanding our offerings in Europe, focusing on open enrollment courses, programmes for future leaders and invitation-only round tables where senior bankers can share their thoughts with their peers on key aspects of risk management which are of significance to all.

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RMA Round Tables in Europe

Each year, the RMA runs several invitation-only round tables in Europe for senior risk management executives in the banking sector. These events are moderated by the RMA, have carefully constructed agendas, are subject to Chatham House Rules, and involve no more than 20 invited participants. We also bring in high-caliber outside speakers to address round table participants on specific topics.   

In the Autumn of 2019 we will be running the following roundtables in Europe:

  • European Credit & Risk Management Round Table – London – 5 November 2019
  • European Market & Counterparty Risk Management Round Table – London – 6 November 2019
  • European Country/Sovereign Risk Management Round Table – London – 7 November 2019  

    Should you require any information about these round tables, please contact the RMA's European representative, Steve Shaw, who will be pleased to provide this.

    We also partner from time to time with organizations such as Deloitte, KPMG and Teneo Intelligence to run one-off round tables on topics which are of current interest to risk management executives.

    Industry Surveys

    The RMA is very active in the arena of financial industry surveys on topics of broad importance and significance to industry participants. These surveys are among the most in-depth available, and we are proud that we are consistently able to have the world's leading banks take part.


    For the following types of enquiry please contact our senior European representative (see contact details below):

    • Details about forthcoming RMA events in Europe (round tables, RMA workshops at the BBA, executive education programmes run in conjunction with Cass).

    • In-house training opportunities.

    • Media partnerships

    • Advertising in or submitting editorial for our monthly in-house publication The RMA Journal®.

    Note: all RMA membership enquiries should be directed to RMA Member Services in Philadelphia, U.S.A. as follows:

    By phone: 215-446-4150

    By fax: 215-446-4100

    By email: member@rmahq.org