24 Jul. India: Webinar: FATCA Compliance & Global Tax Reporting iCreate with veteran compliance and tax reporting expert Convey hosted an exclusive webinar to help Indian banks better understand FATCA compliance and the solutions available. Jeff Cronin, VP of Product Strategy, Convey and Abhishek Singh, Senior Compliance Solutions Architect, iCreate examined the essential elements for implementing an effective FATCA reporting solution.
08 May. Ho Chi Minh City. Managing Operational Risk Efficiently Conducted by iCreate’s banking consulting partner KOMTEK, in association with Vietnam’s premier regulatory body, The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and The Vietnam Banks Association (VNBA), this exclusive seminar on Risk Management examined the operational challenges around Risk and Compliance implementations faced by the commercial banks. In depth sessions debated appropriate technology solutions to analyse AML transactions to enable cost and time savings for exacting reporting processes such as FATCA. The seminar also explored how banks can train customer-facing staff to raise their awareness on key compliance issues. Key highlights of the seminar included a consensus on mitigating business risks and ensuring reputations by enforcing key regulations such as prevention of money laundering, terrorist financing, FATCA, etc. iCreate shared insights on establishing an efficient data capturing and data management mechanisms with a well-defined roadmap as the foundation for achieving larger information management goals towards Operational Risk Management, compliance on regulations such as FATCA and Basel II. iCreate also illustrated the ideal solution architecture based on Single Extraction Multiple Implementation (SEMI) of Analytics, Risk and Compliance solutions, specifically around Basel, regulatory reporting and ad-hoc reporting.
10 Feb. iCreate Hosts NASSCOM and the ICT Authority, Kenya iCreate played host to a senior level delegation from the ICT Authority of Kenya (the apex body for promoting ICT development in Kenya), conducted under the aegis of Indian IT Industry champion NASSCOM. The delegation chose to visit Bangalore given its position as the nation’s IT capital and iCreate was chosen as an industry showcase by virtue of its niche product leadership in the technology domain. iCreate shared insights on the evolving Indian IT landscape; how Indian financial institutions are driving IT reforms and a glimpse of next generation banking models.
21 Dec. New Delhi. CII: Turbulence in the Banking Industry - The Way Ahead On-going global uncertainties, sovereign debt crises, rising inflation, rapid currency depreciation, volatile markets and rising NPA levels, have all contributed to an unusually challenging situation in the banking environment. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) debated the impact of the current turbulence and explored how technology could usher positive change in the overall environment. In an insightful panel discussion, iCreate’s Head of Risk Solutions, Sunny Malhi shared his perspectives on the transformational role of DW/BI & Analytics in Risk Management.
23 Nov. Bangalore: iCreate Hosts iSPIRT Playbook Roundtable on Sales and Operational Excellence With an objective to support the emerging software product development industry in India, iSPIRT periodically conducts roundtable sessions to share, discuss and learn about challenges and leading practices in sales management. Called 'iSPIRT PlaybookRT', the roundtables help organizations that are engaged in B2B sales to review their current sales structure and sales processes with an aim to improve sales performance by sharing techniques / experiential insights. iCreate hosted the 23rd PlaybookRT on 'challenges & leading practices in Sales Management'.
28 Oct. Abu Dhabi: Growing While Complying in the Nextgen Bankscape: Converging BI, Analytics and GRC iCreate's CXO Briefing emphasized the need for an integrated decision enablement, risk and compliance management system in banks. Ravi Raman, iCreate’s Chief Solution Evangelist shared insights on the global regulatory landscape and how banks can stay focused on growing their business while complying with the regulatory norms. Bhaskar Majumdar, CRO, The Industrial Bank of Kuwait spoke about the evolution of risk management and the need for an integrated approach towards adopting a risk culture and creating an idle risk management framework using BI. Anup Pai, COO of iCreate shared insights on the local challenges that the banks face vis-à-vis global regulatory mandates and leveraging GRC Data for Analytics.
11 Oct . Mumbai: Forewarned is Forearmed. The NPA Imperative iCreate's CXO Briefing articulated the need for a robust NPA management framework and showcased Biz$core NPA Traq - a comprehensive Asset Quality Management solution. In his keynote address, A K Mohanty, ex - Head of IT, Central Bank of India spoke about RBI's evolving regulatory framework, the NPA challenges before banks and making effective solution choices. Ravi Raman, iCreate’s Chief Solution Evangelist spoke about building a robust NPA framework vis-à-vis RBI’s guidelines, drivers shaping the NPA landscape and how a Single-Extraction-Multiple-Implementation methodology can help banks address some of their vexing Asset Quality challenges. Sunny Malhi, iCreate's Head of Risk Solutions shared some of iCreate's on-going NPA implementation experiences at large banks and illustrated how Biz$core NPA Traq solution can help banks address all aspects of Asset Quality Management.
19 Jun 2013 I North Africa: Live Webinar: From Raw Data To Actionable Intelligence. 11:00 AM (Egypt) In this webinar we shared key insights on how data in bank's underlying core systems can be extracted, organized and analyzed to drive decision making, increase profitability, manage risk and ensure regulatory compliance.
12 Jun 2013 I West Africa: Live Webinar: From Raw Data To Actionable Intelligence. 10:00 AM (Ghana) & 11:00 AM (Nigeria) In this webinar we shared key insights on how data in bank's underlying core systems can be extracted, organized and analyzed to drive decision making, increase profitability, manage risk and ensure regulatory compliance.
05 Jun 2013 I East Africa: Live Webinar: From Raw Data To Actionable Intelligence A special Live Webinar where we shared key insights on how data in bank's underlying core systems can be extracted, organized and analyzed to drive decision making, increase profitability, manage risk and ensure regulatory compliance.
04 June I iCreate to co-host seminar on Risk Management in Banking, Accra iCreate in association with Kenya Bankers Association and the University of Nairobi will host a special seminar on Risk Management in Banks. Insightful sessions by senior banking practitioners will provide vital perspectives on managing risk in a Banking context.
16 Mar 2013 | iCreate a keynote speaker at Silicon India Developer Conference, Bangalore
With multiple sessions covering technology architecture, design and development, this prominent conference showcased a unique forum for the developer fraternity to listen to and interact with thought leaders. Vivek Subramanyam, CEO delivered a keynote address on 'Architecting a Nexgen Techscape', in which he illustrated how/why the way we built products and solutions yesterday is not enough to meet tomorrow's needs, why understanding evolving behavioural trends will be cornerstones to building tomorrow's products and solutions, and why we need to imagine a framework that fosters the 'unconventional'. More
07 Mar 2013 I iCreate Gold Partner at Fintelekt Risk & Compliance 7th Annual Summit, Mumbai
iCreate was a Gold Partner at this Summit that examined the top priorities and key issues faced by risk management and compliance departments of banks in India. Held at the Trident, Nariman Point, this premier conference featured senior speakers from banks and consulting firms. Ravi Raman, iCreate's Chief Solution Evangelist, shared key insights around risk & compliance via a presentation on "Leveraging Basel Data: Using Company-wide Data for MIS", and a panel discussion on "Internal Ratings Based (IRB) Approach for Credit Risk".
30 Oct 2012 I RBI ADF workshop at NIBM
As part of iCreate's knowledge collaboration initiative, senior Banking BI product specialist Amit Agarwal, conducted a workshop on RBI ADF at National Institute of Bank Management, Pune on 30 October. Contact us for your requirements.