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17th Annual International Conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector co-hosted by the FRB, IMF, WBG
May 31-June 02, 2017Washington, D.C.

The central theme of the 17th Annual International Conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector is "Evolving Risks, Evolving Responses."

17th Annual International Conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector co-hosted by the FRB, IMF, WBG: "Evolving Risks, Evolving Responses."

The 17th Annual International Conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector, co-hosted by the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will took place on May 31 - June 2, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

The central theme of this year’s conference is “Evolving Risks, Evolving Responses”. The participants will update their knowledge on issues related to various types of financial sector risks and mitigation thereof, specifically, recovery and resolutions of central counterparties, cybersecurity, changing business models for financial intermediation, climate-related risks to the financial sector, as well as corporate governance, and the ongoing regulatory reform agenda.

Around seventy Central Bank Governors, Deputy Governors, Heads of Supervision and other senior financial sector officials from around the world will gather at this event. The heads of the organizing institutions, Governor of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Jerome H. Powell, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, and Jan Walliser, Vice President of Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions Practice Group of The World Bank Group, as well as many distinguished guest speakers, will speak during the conference.

By invitation only/no press.

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Session 1: Cyber-risk: no longer a problem for just the IT specialists

Speakers:

Joe Nocera, Principal, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Financial Services Cybersecurity Leader, PwC 

Seong IL Choi, Senior Director General, IT & Financial Information Protection Department, Financial Supervisory Service of South Korea
Presentation

Todd Vermilyea, Senior Associate Director of Risk, Supervision and Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 

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Session 2: Central Counterparties—A new too-big-to-fail risk?

Speakers:

Dennis McLaughlin, Group Chief Risk Officer, LCH.Clearnet Group Ltd
Presentation

Kausick Saha, Chief Risk Officer, Clearing Corporation of India Ltd.
Presentation

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Session 3: Are bank business models keeping pace with the risk environment?

Speakers:

Sabine Lautenschlager, Member of the Executive Board & Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank

David Chubak, Head of Global Productivity, Citigroup 

Rodrigo Couto, Director, Itau Unibanco Holding
Presentation

José García Cantera, CFO, Santander

Philip Fernandez, Corporate Treasurer, DBS

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Session 4: Governance: a source of risk or the key to risk management?

Speakers:

Liu Chunhang, BCBS/SIG/Chair, Director General of the Policy Research Bureau of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC)
Presentation

Wieke Scholten, Head of Audit for Culture, Royal Bank of Scotland
Presentation

Jay Lorsch, Louis Kirstein Professor of Human Relations, Harvard Business School 

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Session 5: Climate related risks to the Financial Sector

Speakers:

Marisa Buchanan, Deputy Global Head of Sustainable Finance, JPMorgan Chase & Leader of JPMorgan Chase team supporting FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Jun Ma, Chief Economist, People’s Bank of China & Chair of G20 Green Finance Study Group

Robert C. Orr, Dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Policy & special advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on climate change 

Rodrigo Pereira Porto, Head of Division, Financial System Regulation Department, Central Bank of Brazil
Presentation

Reshma Sheoraj, Director, Financial Sector Policy, National Treasury, South Africa 
Presentation

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Session 6: Regulatory Reform Agenda: Did 2009 foresee 2017?

Speakers:

William Coen, Secretary General, BCBS

Sandie O’Connor, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer, JP Morgan Chase

Mario Nava, Director for Financial Surveillance and Crisis Management; Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission

Eric Parrado, Chairman and Superintendent, Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras, Chile
Presentation

Vasily Pozdyshev, Deputy Governor, Bank of Russia

Charles Taylor, Visiting Scholar, GW Law School
Presentation



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