Managing Risk & Compliance in a Volatile Market: Streamlining Trades and Ensuring ROI

The global financial turmoil has exacerbated over the recent years, from the credit crisis crippling many financial institutions, to the current debt crisis that is bringing much valuation uncertainty to the capital markets. Amidst this market uncertainty is the firms continued commitment to reduce operational risk and cost, ensure regulatory compliance, and improve ROI measures. These initiatives are a necessary baseline for meeting stakeholder expectations while staying competitive.

Join William Jan, Senior Analyst at Aberdeen Group, Nick Clare, Solution Consulting Manager Europe, Capital Markets at Misys, and Neeraj Joshi, Senior Developer Evangelist at Microsoft to learn:
  • Best practices around managing risk and compliance in the financial derivatives market
  • Processes and technologies that enable successful straight-through-processing (STP)
  • Measures that support regulatory compliance
These core topics will be summarized in the context of understanding the important ROI components of managing financial derivatives. The objective is to provide the audience with a clear understanding of how active risk management and over-the-counter (OTC) trading automation are helping global investment banks reduce costs and gain competitive advantage. We hope you can join us in this complimentary one-hour engagement.

About Our Presenters:

William Jan, Sr. Research Analyst, Financial Management & GRC, Aberdeen Group
William Jan brings a combination of industry experience, analytical skills, and end-user perspective to the Aberdeen Group. Prior to joining Aberdeen, he was the Senior Research Manager of Technology, Media & Telecommunications at Gerson Lehrman Group. With more than 10 years of combined experience in technology analysis and financial services, William continues to provide guidance to companies through fact-based research. He educates executives on best practices in leveraging technology solutions to achieve business objectives, and assists firms in identifying ROI opportunities.

Nick Clare, Solution Consulting Manager Europe, Capital Markets, Misys
Nick is the Manager of Solution Consulting for the European region and focuses on providing real business value for customer and new sales engagements to compliment product knowledge. Nick has been with Misys since January 2008 and has over twenty years experience as a senior trader, covering all aspects of treasury and capital markets in major banks. In between his bank trading career and software consulting he has also managed a successful futures fund. Nick enjoys being able to use his extensive business knowledge in client facing situations.

Neeraj Joshi, Senior Developer Evangelist, Microsoft
Neeraj Joshi is a Senior Developer Evangelist tasked with SQL Server & Azure enablement for the Global ISV team in the Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) division in Microsoft. Prior to this role, Neeraj was working for past 8 years in the SQL Server Performance team. During that time he worked on industry standard benchmarks like TPCC, TPCE as well as ISV benchmarks. He has extensive experience scaling SQL Server for different ISV solutions including SAP, Misys, PROS , Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Sharepoint.