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Internal Audit & Risk Assessment in Banking & Financial Services

Executing Internal Audit Functions to Quantify Risk Through Strategic Decision Making While Meeting Heightened Expectations

15-16 Mar 2016
Millennium Broadway Hotel - New York, NY, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Internal Audit & Risk Assessment in Banking & Financial Services

The role of internal audit as the third line of defense is a vital position with increasing pressure and complexity in what internal audit must now evaluate and has become more in the spotlight for regulators. Internal audit is needed and expected to take on more responsibilities, fully comprehend unique business activities, as well as keep up with the demands without acquiring spiraling costs.

The conference will address regulatory expectations of internal audit collaboration efforts between the three lines of defense, reliability in risk models and internal audit assessments, the role of internal audit with capital adequacy, technology-enabled audit systems, talent recruitment & retention, together with building & executing a sound internal audit framework, and many other topics.


Key Topics

  • Overcome heightened expectations from regulators and increased responsibilities for utmost internal audit compliance
  • Develop methodologies for periodic risk assessments to determine a comprehensive audit scope and audit plan
  • Establish and maintain an adequate, effective and efficient internal control system and, consequently, gain support from the Board on the internal audit function in discharging its duties effectively
  • Facilitate a consistent approach to internal audit across all banks within an organization, ensuring each is accountable and activities are performed of sufficient scope
  • Revamp and share successful strategies for talent recruitment and sourcing through ongoing training in order to meet the growing technical complexity of business activities and the increasing diversity of tasks that need to be undertaken
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Union Bank, SunTrust Bank, TCF Financial Corporation, US Treasury Department, Credit Suisse, TD Bank, Sterling National Bank, JP Morgan Chase, AIG, Federal Reserve Board, Wells Fargo, Regions Financial Corporation, and others

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    Practical Insights From

    William Falcon
    Assistant General Auditor
    PNC Financial Service Group, Inc.

    Steven Melletz, CPA, CIA, CGMA
    Senior Vice President, Internal Audit
    First Commonwealth Bank

    Jason LaValley
    Managing Director, Group Internal Audit

    Christopher Horn
    Managing Director, Technology Internal Audit
    BNY Mellon

    Margaret Ulvi
    Director, Internal Audit
    Fannie Mae

    Scott Tashlik
    Vice President and Head of Internal Audit
    USI Insurance Services

    Michael Yemola, CPA, CGMA
    VP/Senior Audit Manager, Internal Audit Division
    TD Bank

    Luis Fernandez
    Director, Corporate Internal Audit Risk Management Specialist
    Capital One

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • Invaluable forum to engage in open, safe best practice sharing among peers - Zions Bancorp
    • This was one of the best conferences focused on this 'hot industry topic.' The planning was great, the speakers informative and the ability to network was appropriate -SunTrust Banks, Inc.
    • This conference provided a rare opportunity to share best practices and challenges with our peer banks complimented strongly by regular participation - Bank of the West
    • The topics and presentations were very targeted to the purpose of the conference and resulted in a valuable experience with a wealth of ideas to build actions from when I return to my office -Commerce Bank
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Tyler Kelch

    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    9th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Fax: 312-894-6304