RISK SUMMIT AFRICA 2022

KEMPINSKI HOTEL ACCRA. 13TH & 14TH JULY 2022

Risk management has become an essential part of corporate management, strategy, and leadership over the past few years, and risk executives are increasingly required to work across a broad range of issues.

Risk leaders also need to coach and train their staff in the detection and management of emerging risks. If properly structured and integrated with strategy, active risk management can provide a competitive advantage in all sectors, providing critical protection to corporate reputation and brand, as well as enabling strategic growth over time.

This conference offers an up-to-date overview of the critical global and strategic risks confronting multinational organizations.

Fear of not knowing how to manage risk, understand risk, know what’s next, be at a disadvantage with competitors, fail to live up to legal and regulatory standards, understand complexity of issues, should drive corporate organizations to want to get the latest on the principal strategic, substantive and organizational risks. Some reasons for attending:

  • Desire to learn more to make the organization more resilient and healthier and compete in the marketplace in an effective way
  • Desire to create value through effective risk management – to find the opportunity for growth, business process improvement and better products and services
  • Desire to create a better risk culture and appetite that retains employees, customers, and other stakeholders

SUMMIT TOPICS

Overview of Regulation Affecting the Financial Services Industry

The Ghana financial services industry is being hit by a rapidly changing regulatory framework. , significant legislative reform means those that have survived need to adapt to the new regulatory regime. This session will explore the key changes including:
• The establishment of the new regulations
• The proposed reforms
• The new anti-money laundering regime

Case Study: Engaging Internal Auditors in Operational Risk and Compliance Management

Internal auditors are put in charge of monitoring the organization’s activities to identity areas of improvement. As such, they are in a unique position to assist risk and compliance management efforts. Internal audits allow for areas of excessive risk and non-compliance to be identified and dealt before it is too late. In this session, we will examine how synergy between internal auditors and risk & compliance managers is achieved.

Risk Infrastructure: The Board’s Role & Responsibility for Risk Oversight

This panel will review the key best practices, drivers and challenges of what constitutes proper board oversight of an organization’s risk management portfolio including what the board’s expectations are from management on risk information and transparency.

Risk Infrastructure: Enterprise Risk Management: Latest Developments & Best Practices

Experts on enterprise risk management structures from both the academic and practitioner perspectives will review what works, what doesn’t, major trends and best practices that ERM practitioners and chief risk officers should be aware of.

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