FTF News Video: Barclays Capital’s Tsandiotis on the State of Recs Automation

Roseann Tsandiotis, of Barclay’s Capital, speaks with FTF News, Eugene Grygo, about where the evolution of automation is at in Recs, and the tradeoffs firms need to consider before they commit to fully automating their Recs function.

Roseann recently was a panelist speaker at FTF’s ReCon New York conference.  Check out our upcoming ReCon London conference in 2015.

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FTF News Video: AIG Official Foresees Benefits from Stress Tests

Op Risk veteran Lourenco Miranda speaks with FTF News about how firms can prepare for the stress tests, and the hidden benefits they might see after the process.

Check out more FTF News video interviews from past events here.

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FTF News Video: Thrivent Financial Embraces Social Media Compliance

In a video interview with FTF News, Thrivent Financial’s Stacey Eckes-Borys discusses the best practices for making certain social media usage comply with regulatory guidelines, and how firms can use technology to optimize the benefits from social media usage.


Be sure to look at FTF’s SMAC New York 2015 conference, our annual Social Media and Compliance in the Financial Services conference. From social media strategies to compliance issues, this is the premier event for new ideas, stronger systems, and increased connections for banks, asset managers, and insurance firms.

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Boston Private Bank’s Tim MacDonald on Op Risk and New Financial Products

Tim MacDonald, chief risk offcer (CRO) at Boston Private Bank, speaks with FTF News about why firms should be taking into consideration the potential operational risks of new financial products, especially in the early developmental phases. This will save a lot of problems later and might avoid calling in the Op Risk department after the fact.

For more operational risk news check out this article from the FTF News chief editor, Eugene Grygo: Widening the Scope of Op Risk

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Aite’s David Weiss Talks Package Trades and SEF Trading

FTF News speaks with Aite Group’s David Weiss about the CFTC’s recent reprieve for over-the-counter package trades transacted swap execution facilities (SEFs) rules.

“Hope for the best, prepare for the worst”

David Weiss recently spoke on a panel at the FTF DerivOps New York 2014 conference. If you are interested in learning more information on FTF’s live events on derivatives operations then be sure to check out DerivOps North America 2015 which will be held in Chicago, Il on April 21-22, 2015.  Click here to learn more on this two-day, in-depth conference on all things derivatives operations that will combining our annual Chicago and New York event as well as our premier collateral management conference.  DerivOps North America 2015 puts all the information you need to know in one place!

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Happy Thanksgiving from FTF!

The FTF Team is off stuffing our faces with turkey and enjoying the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (obviously dreaming of representing FTF in the festivities ourselves)!  Though we wanted to take time and wish all our clients a bountiful Thanksgiving and hope you all enjoy the holiday season!Thanksgiving Client Card design

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