Programs We've Held Recently...

NOVEMBER 14TH 2019

"Risk Considerations for Mortgage Assets and Housing Reform Post-Financial Crisis" - The speakers at this program included Ajay Rajadhyaksha, Managing Director and Head of Macro Research, Barclays, Grant Bailey, Managing Director and Head of North American RMBS and Covered Bond Group, Fitch Ratings, and Erin Barry, Head of Home Lending Public Policy, Wells Fargo. The moderator for this session was Isaac Boltansky, Director of Policy Research, Compass Point Research

OCTOBER 17TH 2019

"LIBOR Transition for Risk Professionals: Why You Should Care" - The speakers at this program included Ian Walker, Senior Analyst, J.D., Covenant Review, Guillaume Helie, Vice President, Goldman Sachs and William Riordan, Assistant Vice President, Markets Group, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

SEPTEMBER 17TH 2019

"How Environmental, Social and Governance Factors Are Changing Credit Risk" - The speakers at this program included Eliza Eubank, Director & Global Head of Environmental & Social Risk Management, Citi, Susan Gray, Global Head of Corporate and Infrastructure Ratings, S&P Global Ratings, Melisa Simic, Regional Advisor for the Americas, Environmental and Social Risk (ESR), ING and Hervé P. Duteil, Chief Sustainability Officer, BNP Paribas

JUNE 13TH 2019

"ETFs: Key Risks Lurking Ahead of a Potential Market Turn" - The speakers at this program included Alexander Battles, Head of Prime Finance Risk - Americas, Deutsche Bank, Matthew Brennan, Director, BlackRock, Skander Ghorbal, Head of Quantitative Market-Making Group, Societe Generale Americas and Mark Faulkner, Co-Founder, Credit Benchmark

APRIL 25TH 2019

Half Day Credit Exchange at the Cornell Club 

MARCH 14TH 2019

"Technology Innovations in Capital Markets Credit Risk Management" - The speakers at this program included Christian Bluhm, Group Chief Risk Officer, UBS AG, Neil Dodgson, Global Head Risk & Compliance Analytics, IBM Watson Financial Services, Joerg Landsch, Head of Innovation Labs Americas, Deutsche Bank, Benny Nissan, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Sameena Shah, Managing Director and Head of Data Science, S&P Global Ratings and moderator Ron Cathcart, Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group

JANUARY 30TH 2019

"Annual Chief Credit Officers Panel" - The speakers at this program included Mark Corteil, Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer and Head of Credit & Global Markets Risk, State Street, Barry Greenblatt, Managing Director, Head of Governance, Oversight & Underwriting, Wells Fargo, Frank Morisano, Chief Risk Officer, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Frank Piazza, Senior Vice President, Group Risk Management - Credit, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

NOVEMBER 29TH 2018

"Fintech Lending: The New Frontier in Banking" - The speakers at this program included Brian King, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for Digital Finance, Goldman Sachs, Brendan Browne, Senior Director, Financial Services Ratings, S&P Global Ratings, Ashish Jain, Senior Vice President, Capital Markets, SoFi, and Patricia Kemp, Co-Founder and Ge&neral Partner, Oak Capital

OCTOBER 30TH 2018

"Trade Wars, Geopolitical Risk and Country Risk: Key Considerations for Risk Professionals" - The speakers at this program included Joyce Chang, Global Head of Research, J.P. Morgan, Bart Oosterveld, C. Boyden Gray Fellow and Director, Global Business and Economics Program, Atlantic Council, and Alexander (Sandy) Wolfson, Managing Director and Head of Global Country Risk Management, Citigroup. The moderator was Katherine Weber, Head of Americas, Country Risk, Fitch Solutions

SEPTEMBER 26th  2018

"Quantitative Trading Strategies: Risk Perspectives and Considerations" - The speakers at this program included Joseph Fusco, Managing Director, CIB Risk, JPMorgan, Professor Dr. Lourenco Miranda, Regional Head of Model Risk Management for the Americas, Societe Generale, Rinku Sinha, Senior IT Risk, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

may 23rd 2018

"The Future of Cryptocurrency and End of Year Reception" - The speaker at this event was Ari Paul, Chief Investment Officer, BlockTower Capital.

April 25TH 2018

Half Day Credit Exchange

FEBRUARY 28TH 2018

"Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Capital Markets and Wholesale Credit Risk" - Speakers included Anand Autar, Head of Portfolio Risk FI/FM Risk, Senior Credit Risk Officer, ING Bank, Neil Dodgson, Global Head Risk & Compliance Analytics, IBM Watson Financial Services, Jeffrey Glibert, Managing Director, Promontory, Arijit Paul, Director and Risk Head of Data Science, Institutional Client Group, Citi

JANUARY 24TH 2018

"Annual Chief Credit Officers Panel" - Speakers included Ryan Atkinson, Chief Credit Officer for Global Markets and Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Credit Suisse, Robert Fellows, Head of Credit Risk and Senior Credit Officer, ING Financial Services, LLC, Lawrence Petroric, Chief Credit Officer, Barclays, Reena Walia, Chief Credit Officer, Regional Head of Market & Credit Risk, HSBC

NOVEMBER 14TH 2017

"Convergence in Asset Management: Existential Challenges and Transformational Opportunities" - Speakers included Ryan Flanders, Head of Private Debt Products, Preqin, Greg Gruber, Head of Wholesale Counterparty Credit Risk, Wells Fargo Securities, Robert A. Picard, Senior Managing Director, GlassBridge Enterprises, Inc.

OCTOBER 19th 2017

"Unwinding QE: What Will It Look Like and What Impact Will It Have?" - Speakers included Brian Coulton, Chief Economist, Fitch Ratings and Joo-Yung Lee, Managing Director and Regional Head of North American Financial Institutions Group, Fitch Ratings

May 17th 2017

"Industry Speed Networking and Member Reception at the Harvard Club"

APRIL 21st 2017

Half Day Credit Exchange at the Cornell Club - Stress Testing Presentation can be found here. Shadow Banking Presentation can be found here.

March 1st 2017

"Demystifying CCPs: What You Need to Know About Their Expanding Role in the Financial Market Eco-System" - Presentation can be found here. Speakers included Vijay Albuquerque, Director, Global Head of Risk, Futures and OTC Clearing, Citigroup, Thierry Grunspan, Director, Financial Services, S&P Global Ratings, Eileen Kiely, Director, Risk and Quantitative Analysis Team, BlackRock, Kevin Pilarski, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

An article on CCPs written by Thierry Grunspan of S&P Global Ratings, can be found here.

January 26th 2017

"Chief Credit Officers Panel" - Speakers included Vincent DiMassimo, Morgan Stanley, George Malanga, BNY Mellon, Lloyd Plenty, BNP Paribas, David Wildermuth, Goldman Sachs

November 29th 2016

"Counterparty Default Management: Don't Get Caught Unprepared!" - Speakers included Talha Chaudhry, Prior Global Head of Markets Risk, MF Global, Daniel Miller, Global Head of Market & Liquidity Risk Management, Credit Suisse, Troy Ovitsky, Managing Director and Head of the Contingent Credit and XVA Trading Group, Wells Fargo, Donna Parisi, Partner and Co-Lead of Asset Management, Shearman & Sterling

October 27th 2016

"Bracing for Impact: May the Market Forces Be With You" - Speakers included Steven Englander, Managing Director and Global Head of G10 Strategy, Citi, Brian M. Gibbons, Jr., Global Head of Oil & Gas Research, CreditSights, Inc., Abhi Kane, Director, Skybridge Capital, Oth Ne Win, Managing Director, Head of Interest Rates and Agency Mortgages, Goldman Sachs

September 28th 2016

"Do You Follow the Rules? New and Emerging Regulatory Rules That Credit Analysts Need to Understand" - Speakers included Charles Andrews, Managing Director, PwC, Alex Evis, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, Anna Harrington, Senior Supervisory Financial Analyst, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Curtis Tao, Managing Director, Associate General Counsel - Bank Regulatory, Citi

May 18th 2016

Annual Meeting and Dinner with Guest Speaker Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics

April 7th 2016

Half Day Credit Exchange - Speakers and agenda can be found here.

March 15th 2016

"Hedge Funds: Changing Environment Yet Same Old Risks?" - Speakers included Scott Carter, Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Finance, AQR Capital Management, Bryan Fairbanks, Executive Director and Head of Americas Prim Brokerage Risk, UBS, Jonathan Hummel, Managing Director and the Global Head of Funds, Clearinghouses and Exchanges, Deutsche Bank, Sandy Kaul, Managing Director, Global Head of Business Advisory Services,Citigroup, Keith Pieck, Director, Head of Hedge Fund Credit Risk for the Americas, BNP Paribas

January 19th 2016

"Annual Chief Credit Officers Panel" - Speakers included Mark R. Corteil, Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, State Street, Steven Simont, Chief Risk Officer, Morgan Stanley Bank N.A., David J. Weber, Executive Vice President, Group Risk Officer of Wholesale Banking, Wells Fargo & Company, Sebastian Zugman, Chief Credit Officer of the Americas, HSBC

November 10th 2015

"China: Its Current State and Global Repercussions" - Speakers included Alberto Ades, Managing Director, Head of GEM Fixed Income Strategy and Co-Head of Global Economics, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Clark E. Anderson, Global Head of Country Risk and Credit Portfolio Management, Morgan Stanley, James Koppel, Managing Director, Head of Commodities in the Americas, Societe Generale, Andrew Steel, Managing Director, Head of Asia-Pacific Corporate Ratings Group, Fitch Ratings

October 8th 2015

"Perspectives on the Proposed Margining Framework for Non-Cleared Derivatives" - Speakers included Rae Etherington, Risk Consultant, Mountain Laurel Risk LLC, Jeff Jennings, Managing Director and Head of Clearing, Credit Suisse, Gonzalo Kenny-Garcia, Managing Director, Collateral Optimization, Citi, John Templeton, Managing Director, Global Collateral Services, BNY Mellon

September 24th 2015

Members Only Networking Reception at the New York Athletic Club and Sponsored by CreditSights, Inc. 

May 20th 2015

Annual Meeting and Dinner with Guest Speaker Lawrence Goodman, Center for Financial Stability. Lawrence's speech on "The Unwind: What's Next for the Global Economy" can be found here. If you are interested in joining the Center for Financial Stability's website please click here.

April 16th 2015

Afternoon Credit Symposium - Agenda and speakers can be found here.

February 24th 2015

"Think Outside the Banks: A Focus on Non Bank Financial Institutions" - Speakers included: Brendan Browne, Director, Standard & Poor's, James Feeley, Senior Managing Director, Head of Investing, Medley Capital, David Fishman, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Mark Timperman, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Investment Banking, Wells Fargo

January 21st 2015

"Annual Chief Credit Officers Panel"- Speakers included: Nicolas Erni, Chief Credit Officer, Nomura Holding America Inc., Wendy Gorman, Managing Director and Capital Markets Risk Executive, Bank of America, Kevin B. McGinn, Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, American International Group, Peter Yearley, Chief Credit Officer, Deutsche Bank

December 10th 2014

"The Post QE Environment: The Path of Interest Rates and the Impact on Banks and the Broader Markets"(Presentations can be found here)

December 4th 2014

Voting Member Breakfast