Mitigating Outsourcing Risks in Banking and Finance: How to Manage Vendors

Broadcast Date: Thursday, March 01, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Jim Pitts
James L. Alberg
Daniel A. Schlossberg


About BITS

About Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Pillsbury Global Sourcing is the largest customer focused sourcing practice in the world with over 75 professionals, providing integrated legal and consulting services. He has over 30 years of experience in technology-related transactions. Recently, he led an integrated team of Pillsbury lawyers and consultants in a series of transformational global IT infrastructure and AD&M outsourcings with IBM and Wipro for one of the world’s largest providers of financial services to institutional investors. The transactions are expected to generate significant savings, refresh their technology capabilities, and enable their private cloud computing initiative. The Pillsbury team managed the competitive procurement and led the negotiations with all of the potential suppliers.



PORTIA provides software and outsourcing services to investment management firms around the world. Whether it is investment accounting, fund accounting, performance measurement and attribution and/or client reporting for your global assets, we have the industry’s premier solutions to meet your needs. In addition to offering world-class software solutions, PORTIA provides flexible and customized business process outsourcing, from basic hosting to fully outsourced solutions for middle-to-back office operations. PORTIA Outsourcing Services enables firms to better allocate resources and control costs. By outsourcing your operations, you can better focus on value-added activities that will help you achieve operational excellence and scale as your business grows. We work directly with clients to understand their unique needs and determine the areas where they can benefit most from outsourcing. Our proven expertise in investment accounting is recognized by investment managers in over 40 countries who manage assets totaling more than US $10 trillion.