FIMA US 2021


New York, United States


Transforming Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance at Freddie Mac

Key Takeaways:

  • Current state of the U.S. Housing market and thedrivers for timely, trusted, and transparent data
  • Freddie Mac’s Data Governance Journey – Why? What?How? Benefits?
  • The role of Informatica’s solutions for enterprisedata governance and management


  • Lori Smith, Enterprise Data Strategy & Governance Director at Freddie Mac
  • Thomas Brence, Director of Product Marketing for the Data Quality at Informatica

Advancing Data Governance in Financial Services

Key Takeaways:
  • Gain insights from data governance practitioners and experts on what’s working vs. what's not
  • Learn what pitfalls to avoid and the lessons learned in implementing and managing a successful data governance program
  • Understand what technologies are important and why to support a sustainable and effective data governance program
  • Loretta Ibanez, Enterprise Data Strategy & Governance Director - Single Family Business, Freddie Mac
  • Bruno Giordano, Vice President, Data Stewardship, Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Peter Ku, Sr. Director Industry Solutions Consulting – Financial Services, Informatica

Overcoming The KYC & Regulatory Challenges of Client Data Issues

Key Takeaways:
  • Learn from a case study example about how and why financial institutions are implementing a shared KYC service model to serve 21 key business units and jurisdictions
  • Discover how by integrating Client Lifecycle Management systems and processes - with key data providers - data can be automatically consumed, processed and distributed through the financial institution, improving overall regulatory and operational efficiencies
  • Measurethe impact that a consistent technology infrastructure can deliver, to manage all client and counterparty data, documentation, and regulatory compliance requirements throughout every client event
  • Raj Iyer, Vice President eCommerce Global Markets at Bank of New York Mellon
  • Joe Dunphy, Vice President Product Management at Fenergo
  • Manjeev Kumar, Global FATCA, Regulatory & Compliance Program at Deutsche Bank

Four Practical Steps for Building a Strong Data Foundation for BCBS 239 Compliance

Key Takeaways:
  • Create a benchmark of the current state to identify what you know and don’t know about your risk data
  • Develop data rules/standards for critical data elements to facilitate dialogue across business and IT teams
  • Build a knowledge base of data definitions, rules and owners to increase efficiency and knowledge sharing
  • Implement self-service technology to automate the identification, monitoring and remediation of data defects
  • David Blaszkowsky, Senior VP, Head of Data Governance, State Street
  • Stan Christiaens, Chief Operating Officer, Collibra
  • Ursula Cottone, Chief Data Officer, Key Bank
  • Jon Asprey, VP Strategic Consulting, Trillium Software

Key knowledge partner: Trillium Software

Putting the Client at the Center: Changing Dynamics in Client Onboarding and Data Management

key Takeaways:
  • Discover the impact of regulation on legal entity data management, KYC, and onboarding
  • Learn why the business cares about legal entity data: inefficiencies and challenges around onboarding, entity data quality, and settlement inefficiency
  • Build a business case for legal entity data improvement using best practices and recommendations
  • Virginie O'Shea, Senior Analyst, Aite Group
  • Ian Speirs, Executive Director, JP Morgan
  • Mark Davies, General Manager and Head of Avox, DTCC

Key knowledge partner: DTCC

Machine Learning in Banking: What Mid- and Back-Office Work Can it Automate?

Key Takeaways:
  • A clear definition of machine learning and its benefits to global banking
  • Discussion of common banking operation pain points in data collection, cleansing, and enrichment
  • Case studies of how machine learning has solved a variety of these problems, with a focus on reference data and standard settlement instructions (SSI)
  • Adam Devine, VP Product Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, WorkFusion
  • Jacqueline Hayes, Head of Data Operations, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Gautam Moorjani Head of Reference Data, Markit

MiFID II: Understanding Fact from Fiction

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding the impact of MiFID II on the post–trade process
  • Changes to Derivatives Trading
  • The adoption of Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)
  • Unbundling of Research Costs
  • How can DTCC help you meet your MiFID II requirements


  • Andrew Douglas, Chief Executive Officer, DTCC Derivatives Repository Ltd.
  • Matt Nelson, Global Head of Omego Product Strategy, DTCC
  • Ron Jordan, Managing Director, Data Services, DTCC
  • Tony Freeman, Executive Director of Industry Relations, DTCC

The General Data Protection Regulation: Should it matter to me? And, how can technology help?

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn whether the GDPR affects you or not
  • Address some of the key data-related challenges
  • Discover tools that can assist you in achieving GDPR compliance


  • Rob Perry, VP Product Management, ASG Technologies
  • Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Executive Director, Privacy and Big Data Institute, Ryerson University

Survey Benchmarks: See Where You (and Your Data) Stand in FCC Reporting

We discuss the results of a recent FIMA Benchmark Survey around:

  • Top initiatives in the financial and banking sector
  • % of budgets devoted to AML, Surveillance, Trade, Fraud and other initiatives
  • % of companies that are using self-service data prep and analytics for these initiatives
  •  % of companies that leveraging cloud (public, private or hybrid) for these initiatives


  • Nenshad Bardoliwalla, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Paxata
  • Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Co-Founder at Xplanr Analytics, Former CDO of Citi

Robotic process automation—does it live up to the hype?

Key Takeaways:

  • Enhancing scalability: With change comes new, complex challenges. Adjust for increasing demand and software configuration issues by learning how to work around challenges like incomplete upstream data feeds, poor quality reference data, and evolving regulation.
  • Improving process speed and efficiency: Navigate an increasingly volatile global market.
  • Reducing costs and remain compliant: Minimize operational expenses and significantly reduce errors, corrections and human bias day to day.


  • Amit Singh, Global Lead , RPA Director from Sapient Consulting
  • Michael Marchuk, Digital Workforce / Robotic Process Automation Evangelist from Blue Prism