Implementing Operational Risk Management in Foreign Exchange Activities

Stanley Epstein

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This webinar seeks to provide a solid foundation to all parties involved in foreign exchange activities whether at executive, marketing, audit or operational levels into how the actual trading processes work, what the risks are and how these can be mitigated by using clearly defined standards of best practice.

Why Should You Attend:

The effective management of risk is an important aspect of all business activities. In Foreign Exchange operations, risk management is even more critical because many of the day-to-day operational risks are not well understood. Not understanding ones “enemy” is a sure prescription for disaster.

This course represents a practical approach to explaining the unique risks in foreign exchange operations, as well as how to implement an effective operational risk management system for these transactions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what the Foreign Exchange operational risks are and why they differ from other operational risks.
  • Discover what the operational risk management principles are and what they cover.
  • Examine the various implementation issues that are involved effectively managing operational risks in Foreign exchange activities.
  • Distinguish the different kinds of operational risks as well as their sub components that are unique to foreign exchange transactions..
  • Find out what key elements are involved in managing these foreign exchange operational risks.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Foreign Exchange – restating basic principles
  • Foreign Exchange settlement risk – the weak link in the chain
  • CLS Bank and the reduction of foreign exchange settlement risk
  • Foreign Exchange Operational Risk Case Study
  • Foreign Exchange best practices
  • The Foreign Exchange Process Flow - the seven stages of foreign exchange trade and settlement, and the best practice in each stage.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Operations and business staff at all levels involved in any aspect of foreign exchange.
  • Foreign exchange dealers and brokerage companies
  • Multinational corporations
  • Commercial firms
  • Import/Export firms
  • Import/Export brokers and agents
  • Stock Transfer Secretaries
  • Money managers
  • Commodity trading advisors
  • Insurance companies
  • Government and central banks
  • Pension and hedge funds
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Analyst/Investigators
  • RIA Management
  • Registered Investment Advisors
  • Due Diligence Departments or Individuals
  • Corporate Management
  • Directors, CEOs, CFOs
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Speaker: Stanley Epstein,

Stanley is a Principal Associate and Director of Citadel Advantage Ltd., Since 2001 Citadel Advantage has been working with banks and financial institutions to make them safer and more profitable, through consulting and training, specifically in the key areas of Governance, Risk Management and Compliance.

Stanley has over 40 years of banking and IT experience, 33 of which were with the Standard Bank of South Africa where during the 1990s he filled an industry level role holding several key positions including that of Chairman of the PASA Risk Committee. He also represented South Africa at two sessions, in New York, of UNCITRAL (the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law).

He holds a Master Degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom.) degree, both from the University of South Africa, Pretoria.

Stanley has had extensive exposure to banking practice and banking operations in a number of countries including the USA, United Kingdom, South Africa, Israel, Europe and Australia. He has also acted as advisor to a number of central banks on payment systems, oversight, policy and payments risk issues.

More recently, he spent time in the high-tech sector as a payment systems designer and consultant to a global payments software developer




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