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Risk Management 2002 - John A. Sandwick

Protect Asset Quality, Avoid Lending Disastersand Maximise Earnings and Profits atRisk ManagementFor Banks and Financial Institutions16-18 June 2002 • Crowne Plaza Hotel, DubaiParticipating Companies Include:• Riyad Bank, KSA• Union National Bank, UAE• Euro Banking Solutions, UAE• Bank Muscat, Oman• Bank of Kuwait and Middle East, Kuwait• Lloyds Bank Plc., ME• Delphi Risk Management, UK• Riskhints Limited, Hong Kong• Encore Management, Switzerland• Nework Asia, Singapore• Fair, Isaac, UKPLUS! Full Day WorkshopTuesday, 18 JuneGetting Ready For Basel II-Step-By-Step GuideOfficial E-Business Partnerwww.cyber-gear.comStrategic Business Information Partnerwww.ameinfo.comRISK 2002971-4-3528400 971-4-3518604 register@iirgulf.com www.iirgulf.com/finance


Conference Day One - Sunday, 16 June 200208:30Registration And Refreshments09:00Opening Remarks From The ChairJim StewartHead of Risk ManagementRiyad Bank, KSA09:15Key Risks Facing Financial Institutions In The GulfThe Enron and Allied Irish Bank cases have shown that riskmanagement is much more than having an understanding of the basictools of the treasury trade. This speech takes us back to basics whilstat the same time highlighting some of the more esoteric risks facingfinancial institutions, conventional and Islamic. The speaker draws ontwo chapters in his best-selling book "50 ways to lose your money"and "Islamic financial products”.Warren EdwardesCEODelphi Risk Management, UK10:00Getting Ready For Basel II: Step-By-Step GuideImplementation of Basel II may not be required till 2003 but there arethings you should be doing NOW to get ready. This presentation willdistil the important elements of Basel II, tell you what you really needto know and provide a time frame and action plan to work from.John SandwickCEOEncore Management, Switzerland10:45Refreshments11:15Using Operational Risk Software To Justify A Reduction InCapital Adequacy For Operational Risk: Will It Matter In TheGulf?There are 3 suggested ways to assess operational risk under theproposed Basel II accord. This presenter will demonstrate HSBC’slatest software to assess operational risk and will explain how this canbe used to reduce capital adequacy in relation to operational risk inthe Basel II accord.• Mitigating the risk• Framework to claim a reduction from proposed charges• Does this really matter in the Gulf?• Implications of a weak risk management framework• How will banks in the Gulf be measured?Keith BlankleyManaging DirectorEuro Banking SolutionsPartner of HSBC Consulting, UAE12:30Lunch14:00Understanding The Critical Role Of Strategic Risk ManagementIn BanksNew ways of doing business create risks where they have notpreviously existed. Progressive companies must not only examine theircurrent risks, but also learn to anticipate future risks if they are tomaintain a competitive advantage. The next frontier is in integratingrisk strategy and operating decisions into a forward lookingshareholder value creation framework. In order to achieve this,organisations will need to:• Apply risk policies and procedures on an enterprise-wide basis toidentify emerging risks• Apply risk management strategies to improve strategic planningand increase shareholder value• Ensure a complementary synergy between quality process, newbusiness development and the risks those entail• Facilitate and implement risk strategy from a centralised perspective• Manage risk across individual business units to enhance shareholdervalueBrian WestHead of Strategic Planning, Risk Management andHead of Financial ControlUnion National Bank, UAE14:30Money Laundering And Bank Fraud – How To Combat ThisGrowing ProblemRecent changes in UAE law regarding money laundering aredemanding higher levels of transparency and are making CEOs fullyaccountable. The speaker will share his views on the likely impact ofthese laws and provide suggestions for how banks can try to combatthis escalating problem.Richard StockdaleArea Manager, UAE and Gulf StatesLloyds TSB Bank Plc, ME15:00Refreshments15:30Managing Reputational RiskA strong brand and reputation can be all that separates yourorganisation from the competition. The speaker highlights how tosafeguard your organisation’s reputation be it in the marketplace orwithin your organisation.• Working definition• Factors affecting reputation risk and proposed responses• Market or public perception• Management response to regulatory changes, market perceptionor legal barriers• Brand risk• Volume of accounts vs. number of accounts• Nature and volume of customer complaints• Existence of highly visible litigation• International and regulatory review findings• Fiduciary and other liability insuranceElmer MendozaHead of Risk ManagementBank of Kuwait and the Middle East, Kuwait16:00Enterprise-Wide Risk Management: Benefits Of An OverallApproach To Managing Risk• What is it and why should you embrace the concept?• Regulatory mandates and industry focus• Applicability in the Gulf• Core components:- Corporate governance and policy framework- Products and risk- Ownership and accountability- Risk methodology and assessment- DataJim StewartHead of Risk ManagementRiyad Bank, KSA

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