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Wolters Kluwer Holds Annual Global Client Conference to Discuss Integrated Finance, Risk & Reporting Trends


Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business is holding its annual Client Conference in Amsterdam this week. The event, which takes place on October 11 and 12, brings together the firm’s valued clients globally to discuss finance, risk and regulatory reporting trends and challenges. The conference also allows clients to influence and drive Wolters Kluwer’s product strategy for its integrated regulatory compliance and reporting solution suite.

Keynote speakers include Christopher Kutarna, Fellow of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, who will explore the unconscious biases that obscure our understanding of present political, economic, technological and social trends. Former Formula One mechanic and Sky Sports commentator Marc Priestley, meanwhile, will examine how communication and teamwork can be tapped to secure marginal gains.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about the findings of a recent Wolters Kluwer survey, conducted in association with The FT’s The Banker magazine. Rajat Somany, Vice President of Strategy, Product & Platform Management for Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business, will explore key findings along with Joy Macknight, The Banker’s Deputy Editor.

There will also be client case studies and interactive sessions around the roadmap and product development across Finance, Risk & Reporting, as well as one-on-one meetings with product team and subject matter experts from Wolters Kluwer.

Major topics to be discussed on roundtables and in expert presentations include technological innovations which are enabling institutions to merge their Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting functions into a set of processes to help meet the twin demands of regulatory compliance and a competitive commercial landscape. Key regulatory drivers such as the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) V and Risk and Finance trends (including International Financial Reporting Standard 9, Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book and the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book) will also be debated.

Wolters Kluwer experts will also explore the product and technology strategy for regulatory reporting and AnaCredit – the European Central Bank project to set up a dataset containing detailed information on individual bank loans in the euro area, harmonized across all Member States.

“Our clients are under pressure to maximize the value of their data in an ever changing regulatory environment,” notes Inga Rottmann, Vice President of Global Marketing for Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business. “This conference provides a perfect opportunity for our clients to examine their strategies, particular in light of further integration of the finance, risk and regulatory reporting business processes. As always we look forward to exploring these and other themes with our clients during the conference.”

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business is a global market leader in the provision of integrated regulatory compliance and reporting solutions, supporting regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own boards of directors. It receives frequent independent recognition of its excellence and innovation. Notably, in July 2018, Risk magazine awarded Wolters Kluwer its coveted Regulatory Reporting System of The Year Award and Central Banking magazine recently named OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting its Best Technology Solution For Regulatory Compliance. Both awards celebrate success in the field globally. Chartis Research, meanwhile, has also named the firm a Category Leader in both its IFRS 9 Technology Solutions Report and CECL Report.

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About Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance
Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer, which provides legal and banking professionals with solutions to ensure compliance with ever-changing regulatory and legal obligations, manage risk, increase efficiency, stay competitive and produce better business outcomes. GRC offers a portfolio of technology-enabled expert services and solutions focused on legal entity compliance, legal operations management, banking product compliance, and banking regulatory compliance.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

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