Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) New Guidance
Overview:A number of companies have deployed comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management processes helping them to proactively identify and manage risks and opportunities. New guidance issued by the SEC and PCAOB have placed more weight on the top down risk assessment approach requiring companies to identify potential risk scenarios due to fraud.
The Knowledge Congress has assembled panel of distinguished experts to help make the new ERM guidance clear
to the organizations most impacted. The panel will present
their findings in a live two-hour teleconference.
The ERM Balancing Act: Protect, Optimize, and Grow
Putting the E in ERM
ERM Assessments - Preparation, Execution, and Embedding
ERM: Changing the Conversation
Why S&P is specifically looking at and incorporating the quality of ERM
practices into its ratings?
What is the framework for doing that?
What are the specific components that are evaluated and how.
Examples of how this has been applied to financial institutions, and the plans on applying this methodology to non-financial organizations.
Increasing risk profiles, management initiatives and a variety of new regulations have increased the focus on ERM
ERM is a holistic business process that has evolved from traditional business unit / functional risk management activities
Audit committees and managements are challenging their current risk management practices using COSO’s Enterprise Risk Management –Integrated Framework , to evaluate whether they have reached the level of ERM
ERM as an end state not only helps meet regulatory issues but will serve as a critical tool to create real shareholder value
Corporate Risk Management before COSO ERM Framework
COSO ERM Framework and Basel II – Impetus for transparency and stability
Case Study: Getting Started with ERM program.
Who Should Attend:
CFO, Finance Executive, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Manager, Strategic planning, Marketing, Compliance & Ethics, Accounting / Financial Compliance, Law Department, Insurance, Treasury, Operational Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Customer Service, Internal Audit.
Brian is a partner in the US Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he serves as the Enterprise Risk Management National Practice Leader. He developed our Firm’s first practice focusing risk management in 1990 and has played a key leadership role globally for PwC ever since. In his leadership capacity he participated on the team that developed the globally recognized document “Internal Control – Integrated Framework” which was published in 1992 by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, COSO. He also served as a senior advisor to the team that authored the COSO document “Enterprise Risk Management- Integrated Framework” which was published in 2004.
Brian has led the development of methodologies used for identifying, assessing and managing risk across the broad profile of risks impacting businesses today. Additionally, he has led the thinking in the development of sustainable Enterprise Risk Management programs.
Over the past five years Brian has played a lead role in assisting PwC clients in developing and implementing their response to the new internal control reporting requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. He has served as engagement partner for the Sarbanes 404 Implementation projects of two Fortune 50 companies and consulted with project teams supporting Enterprise Risk Management projects for numerous other Fortune 500 companies both in the United States and globally. He is the primary author of the PricewaterhouseCoopers white paper on the subject of sustaining compliance with Sarbanes 404, “How to move your company to sustainable Sarbanes-Oxley compliance –from project to process”. This white paper led to Brian being recognized by Business Finance Magazine as one of the top 60 influencers to business for 2006.
Brian is a CPA and 1975 graduate of St. Louis University and former member of the graduate school faculty of that institution. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of Enterprise Risk Management. He chaired the annual CPE Inc. sponsored SEC Conference that focused on Sarbanes compliance and enterprise risk management for 2006 and 2007.
Brian is a partner in the US Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he serves as the Enterprise Risk Management National Practice …
Prodyot is a Director and ERM specialist with Standard and Poor’s Financial Services Ratings group from 2004, based in New York. He is responsible for assessing the risk management practices of financial institutions.
Prodyot has been instrumental in designing and shaping the framework and analytical methodology that S&P employs in assessing the ERM practices of financial institutions Risk Knowledge Network, Inc.
Prior to this, Prodyot spent six years at Algorithmics Inc., where he ran the Solutions and Financial Engineering division for North America. Besides articulating the firms products, he designed ERM solutions for banks, asset managers, hedge funds, and energy companies. He has also implementing the firms market and counterparty credit solutions. He has also been an associate professor in Manhattan College where he designed and implemented a risk management program.
Prodyot was chosen by Treasury and Risk Magazine as one of its “100 most influential people in finance” in June 2007.
Prodyot has an MA in economics & statistics, Delhi School of Economics, India and a PhD in financial econometrics from Fordham U., New York.
Prodyot is a Director and ERM specialist with Standard and Poor’s Financial Services Ratings group from 2004, based in New …
With more than twenty years of public accounting and private industry experience, John McLaughlin is a former Director of Internal Audit Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Prior to PwC, John was an Internal Audit Director for ARAMARK Corporation.
John's expertise includes internal audit and information technology audit outsourcing, Sarbanes-Oxley readiness, pre- and post-implementation SAP and JD Edwards security and controls reviews, and risk management consulting.
Over the past several years, John was involved in directing financial, operational and systems auditing activities for a number of clients primarily spanning the consumer products, pharmaceutical, energy, technology, and health care industries.
With more than twenty years of public accounting and private industry experience, John McLaughlin is a former Director of Internal …
Mr. Zucca is responsible for ERM in North and South America for Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking, with 2007 Sales of $34.9B. ERM at Cisco reports into Cisco’s Workplace Resources (WPR) and Global Risk Management (GRM) Department with a dotted line relationship to the Board of Directors. The ERM team has been chartered to design and implement a culturally acceptable process for the routine identification, assessment and management of risks in order to Protect, Optimize, and Grow Cisco’s assets.
Prior to taking on his current ERM role, Mr. Zucca has been responsible for Cisco’s Global Business Resiliency teams, including the Business Continuity and Crisis Management programs. Mr. Zucca has also spent time within Cisco managing applications development groups and cross-functional programs in Cisco's Engineering & Quality and Manufacturing IT departments, where he focused on Portfolio Management, Product Lifecycle Management, and Engineering Change Management.
Mr. Zucca earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with a concentration in Accounting at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Masters of Business Administration with concentrations in International Business and Information Systems at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University.
Mr. Zucca is responsible for ERM in North and South America for Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking, with …
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