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Asian banking summit begins in city

WT24 Desk
A two-day banking summit, ‘Asian Banking Summit 2015: Evolving Paradigms in Risk Management’, began here on Tuesday, which is focusing on how the country’s banking sector can remain competitive by managing risks along with embracing growth opportunities, UNB reports. Nimai Management Consultants, a consulting and advisory company based in the UAE, is hosting the two-day event at Le Meridien Dhaka.Economic trends in the regional banking, risk management, IT security and compliance issues were addressed on the first day of the summit themed ‘Evolving Paradigms in Risk Management’  The first day of the summit ended on an optimistic note after the stakeholders expressed their views and ideas on globally adaptive risk management systems to emulate the evolving paradigms.

The summit is providing platforms for the distinguished national and international banking experts to debate on a wide variety of topics ranging from risk management to trade finance, compliance, and IT security.  The key themes of discussion on the first day of the summit was ‘Analyzing Economic Trends in the Region: Are We Prepared’, ‘Banking Security in IT’, and ‘Compliance Issues’.

The stakeholders addressed the essentiality of globally adaptive risk management issues in strengthening the existing risk management systems in order to keep pace with the evolving paradigms.  S.K. Sur Chowdhury, Deputy Governor of the Bangladesh Bank, was the guest of honor at the event.  Salman F Rahman, Chairman, IFIC Bank and Abdur Rouf, Vice Chairman, Mutual Trust Bank Limited were present as special guests.

The key speakers for the day were Pankaj Mundra, founder Partner, Nimai Management Consultants, Ambi Venkateswaran, Advisor, Nimai Management Consultants, Divya Chandra, Risk Principal, Nimai Management Consultants, and Satish Mandora, CEO and Lead Trainer, Square Circles.  Additionally, a panel discussion titled ‘Analyzing Economic Trends in the Region: Are We Prepared’ was conducted by Nisarg Dugad, Managing Partner of Nimai Management Consultants, Meera Sanyal, former CEO, Royal Bank of Scotland, India,  and MA Rumee Ali, Chief Executive, BIAC.

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