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Front Office Capital and Resource Management

Develop a consistent approach to factoring in the cost of capital and leverage across trading businesses to gain a proper measure of profitability.

15-16 June 2015
Hilton Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

Conference Workshop

Relevant metrics for front office to measure capital consumption and hurdle rates

Gary Wong

Company: Non-Executive Director, Global Valuation Ltd


Why You Should Attend

Front Office Capital and Resource Management

In this post-recession world with the economy strengthening, we are moving towards a technological revolution and many financial institutions are embracing this. With a quickening pace of technological change and heightening competition between firms for business, innovation has become more important to financial sector institutions than it has been for a long time. Whether it is new payment systems for banks, mobile apps for cash management, or creative ways of managing insurance premiums, all companies are trying to set themselves apart from their peers. But whilst every firm knows that it must innovate, they do not necessarily know how to do this successfully.

Financials are increasing the budget they allocate towards innovations and with that in mind it is really important that innovators increase their skill set alongside so they have a clear understanding of what to do in order to maximize the resources at hand. The innovative idea is of course important, but there is no point having an idea if a financial institution cannot execute and apply it within the business, this is when innovation truly comes to life. This conference will show financials what they need to do to gain the maximum benefits from their innovation projects.

 


Key Topics

  • Establish how changing rules on capital and RWAs will impact the profitability and pricing of trades
  • Benchmark approaches to the impact of leverage on the desirability of a trade
  • Develop methods to reduce your capital costs, whether by compression or other means
  • Explore the impact of increased capital and leverage costs across product lines and the impact on trading strategy
  • Hear the very latest thought on the KVA debate: What is it and does the industry need it?
  • Previous Attendees Include

    UBS, Nordea, Nordea Bank AB, Credit Suisse, Santander, Lloyds Banking Group, Nomura, UniCredit, Banca IMI, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, BNP Paribas, Sberbank CIB, Commerzbank, Société Générale, ING Bank Goldman Sachs, Nordea AB, Santander, Sberbank, KPMG, PWC, RBS, Lloyds Banking Group, CommerzBank AG, HSBC Bank Plc, and many more.


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    Practical Insights From

    Andrew Green
    Head of Quantitative Research
    Lloyds Banking

    Jason Penman
    Head of Front Office Capital Management
    RBS

    Stephen Nurse
    Executive Director CVA, FVA and Capital
    JP Morgan

    Gilles Artaud
    Deputy Head of Counterparty Credit Risk
    Credit Agricole CIB

    Brian Coffey
    Global Head of Quantitative Risk
    VTB Capital

    Mark Penney
    Head of Capital Management
    HSBC

    Socratis Tapeinos
    Director, CRDIV and RWA Optimisation
    Deutsche Bank

    Birgitta Drwenski
    Director, Head of Pricing and Analytics Team, CVA Trading & Risk Optimisation
    Commerzbank

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