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Operational Risk Training Course

Gain a unique practical insight into mitigating, reducing and avoiding enterprise-wide operational risk in financial institutions.

4 - 5 November 2020

Central London

This course will keep you ahead of the latest market developments, and the defaults, company failures and corporate distasters. You'll explore techniques to review, manage and account successfully for operational risk.

This case-study based course will provide you with a whole set of tools to design efficient internal control mechanisms that help to prevent mismatching of trades and tracking errors. You’ll also learn how to apply data integration methods to centralise and clarify management information systems.

Download the Operational Risk course brochure

Return to work able to:

  • Identify and define the boundaries of operational risk
  • Understand specific risks in financial institutions and their impact on operational efficiency
  • Identify solutions and tackle line management, internal control and the effect of human error
  • Create a workable operational risk framework
  • Analyse the potential operational risks of distributed ledgers
  • Overcome the operational risk issues in the market infrastructure such as the CSDR etc
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Dates: 4-5 November 2020
Venue: Central London
Price: £1999 plus VAT = £2398.80

 View the Operational Risk course agenda

bruce lawrence

Bruce Lawrence has over 45 years of securities industry experience. He provides consultancy, training, advice and technical assistance principally focused at the securities servicing arena and the development of the capital markets infrastructure of frontier and emerging markets. He has consulted and trained on the full spectrum of securities markets instruments (debt, equity & derivatives), Corporate Governance, Operational Risk, Custody, Clearing & Settlement, Fund Administration and assisted in the creation and further development of Central Securities Depositories (CSDs), Central Counterparties (CCPs), Stock Exchanges and Domestic Custody Operations all over the world.

Until recently he was contracted as the senior post-trade advisor to the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). He has also held the position of COO of the Mongolian Stock Exchange, Ulan Bataar, Managing Director of Zenith Pensions Custodian Limited in Lagos, Director of Credit Suisse First Boston in Moscow, The Chase Manhattan Bank in Moscow and London and for JP Morgan, London and Brussels. He was also instrumental in establishing the custody operations of CSFB/Credit Suisse and Unexim Bank in Moscow, Zenith Bank and UBA Investor Services in Lagos, Nigeria, SEB in St Petersburg, Russia and Khan Bank in Ulan Bataar, Mongolia.

He has also been the author of the Investment Administration
Qualification (IAQ) Global Custody Workbook Global Securities Operations, published by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and is the recipient of the Central Bank of Russia gold medal for services to the creation of the Russian securities market. Bruce has been called to the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) on two occasions as an expert witness on securities market operations fraud and the Irish High Court for the Bernie Madoff enquiry and litigation.


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