Risk South Africa
Risk South Africa presents an indispensable combination of the latest tools, practical strategies, regulation and marker insights from more than 30 top South African and international practitioners and superb networking opportunities with around 200 senior professionals.
Key themes covered in 2019:
- Implications of transitioning to JIBAR
- Managing risks and finding yield in turbulent times
- Climate change and financial stability
- ESG and responsible investing
- Smart beta portfolio strategy
- Initial margin
- Innovations and trends in clearing
- Harnessing AI and machine learning
For more than 30 years, Murex has been providing enterprise-wide, cross-asset financial technology solutions to capital markets players. Its cross-function platform, MX.3, supports trading, treasury, risk and post-trade operations, enabling clients to better meet regulatory requirements, manage enterprise-wide risk, and control IT costs. With more than 50,000 daily users in 60 countries, Murex has clients in many sectors, from banking and asset management to energy and commodities.
Murex is an independent company with over 2,000 employees across 17 countries. Murex is committed to providing cutting-edge technology, superior customer service, and unique product innovation.
For more information visit murex.com
CompatibL is a leading award-winning provider of custom software development services, market and credit risk solutions and model validation consultancy for the financial industry. We provide a unique blend of quantitative and engineering expertise combined with an award-winning risk platform.
Our customers are some of the most respected firms in the financial industry including four major derivatives dealers, 3 supranationals, over 25 central banks, and 3 major financial technology vendors.
CompatibL was founded in 2003 by Alexander Sokol, winner of the Risk Quant of the Year Award and a seasoned technology executive who, prior to founding CompatibL, was founder and CTO of Numerix. Alexander continues to serve today as CompatibL’s Executive Chairman.
Today, CompatibL employs over 300 people whose only focus is trading and risk management.
LCH ForexClear, a leading provider of foreign exchange derivatives clearing, delivers unmatched capital and operational efficiencies.
Built-in partnership with the market, and with the benefit of LCH’s extensive experience in interest rate swaps clearing, ForexClear offers industry-leading risk management for non-deliverable forwards in 12 emerging market and 5 G10 currencies and 8 currency pairs for FX Options and associated hedges. LCH ForexClear is a 24-hour foreign exchange clearing service.
Speaker - Paddy Boyle, Global Head of ForexClear
True North Partners LLP is an independent consulting firm based in London with subsidiaries and staff in London, Frankfurt, Dubai and Johannesburg. As a partnership, we have extensive global experience and industry recognition in the financial services,risk management and finance communities.
Our Partners have been with internationally leading consulting firms and the industry with a combined experience of over 250 years in the management of risk, finance and strategy.
We can claim a track record as independent Partners since 2006, in its current setup since 2010. Our clients are leading financial institutions mainly in Europe, South Africa and the Middle East. Our Partners have also worked in North America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Our staff are international and contribute to our perspective on global industry practices. Our distinctive value proposition includes three key elements.
Leading practice expertise and experience in risk and finance to develop, tailor and communicate superior solutions. Strong analytical grounding of our work be that through financial, economic or statistical modelling.
Senior on the ground presence to drive change at our clients, which ensures that we deliver real impact rather than just “PowerPoint concepts”.
KPMG operates as an international network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Our firms' clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organisations. Sustaining and enhancing the quality of our professional workforce is KPMG’s primary objective.
We support reforms that strengthen the markets’ credibility and their social responsibility. KPMG combines our multi-disciplinary approach with deep, practical industry knowledge to help clients meet challenges and respond to opportunities. KPMG Advisory works with clients to tackle challenges in deal advisory, management consulting and risk consulting.
FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 131,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform anytime, anywhere with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We provide private equity and venture capital professionals with solutions that combine relevant market information with advanced analytics in a single platform to help them raise capital, find new investment opportunities, and track market, industry, and economic trends. For 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, our focus has always been to provide exceptional client service. From more than 60 offices in 24 countries, we’re all working together toward the goal of creating value for our clients.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is based in South Africa where it has operated as a market place for the trading of financial products for 130 years. It connects buyers and sellers in equity, derivative and debt markets. The JSE is one of the top 20 exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalisation and is a member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The JSE offers a fully electronic, efficient, secure market with world class regulation, trading and clearing systems, settlement assurance and risk management. www.jse.co.za