Join Us: Webinar – Managing Down Model Validation Costs

Register for our webinar on Managing Down Model Validation Costs, taking place on Wednesday, June 20th at 11:30am EST. Model risk managers increasingly are being asked to do more with less. Expanding model inventories and regulatory expectations are not always accompanied by commensurate increases in model validation budgets. Consequently, model risk managers have to be creative…

IBM Think 2018 Conference Wrap-Up

  RiskSpan really values its business partnership with IBM. For the second year in a row, at IBM Think – our team was invited to participate in various panels. Suhrud Dagli, our CTO, was interviewed live on IBM’s 72 Hours of Blockchain webcast about RiskSpan’s blockchain work in loan and asset securitization use cases, and he presented…

RiskSpan Leaders Kathy Kelbaugh and Brad Davis will be Attending ABS Vegas 2016

RiskSpan’s Kathy Kelbaugh will be moderating the session entitled “FinTech 101: Exploring the Role of Technology in Capital Markets” taking place this Sunday, February 28 at 4:40PM. Topics include: How Fast and How Far Will FinTech Upend Capital Flow?Peer to Peer Lending and CurrencyLikely Winners and Losers in the New Paradigm CLICK HERE to read the full agenda.

RiskSpan Leaders Attending Corelogic 2015 RiskSummit

With the evolution of mortgage risk management and data analytics creating fundamental change and business opportunities for firms like RiskSpan, we are attending the July 26-28, 2015 RiskSummit hosted by CoreLogic. This year’s gathering of industry risk leaders represents a cross-section of our clients and political leaders taking stock of how we collectively move forward to responsibly grow the extension of credit to the mortgage markets. As RiskSpan increases its presence in the secondary mortgage markets, our leaders are taking an active role in the dialogue of key capital markets issues such as those highlighted in the Monday session titled GSEs—Evolving with the Market vs. Crowding Out Private Capital. Moderated by industry colleagues and friends of RiskSpan, who are leaders in the Washington, DC debate on the tactical planning of the future of housing finance, Faith Schwartz and Andy Davidson will engage both the panel and the audience on the key topics of risk-sharing and the steps being taken now to develop a common securitization platform for the GSEs.

RiskSpan’s William Vahey Presented at The Annual FHLB Directors Conference On The Topic Model Risk Management

The conference, held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, D.C., May 11-13th, was an annual meeting that brought together the executive leadership and Boards of Directors of the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks. FHLB leadership discussed macro-level industry topics, and heard from industry representatives and political leaders on issues that are shaping the housing market. The Keynote address was given by the Honorable Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

RiskSpan Leads Dodd Frank Act Symposium for IIA

RiskSpan, a recognized industry-leading advisory firm, sponsored and led a Dodd Frank Symposium on May 19th, tailored to residential mortgage audit and compliance participants. The Symposium was hosted by the “Institute of Internal Auditors Pittsburgh Chapter” at the prestigious Rivers Club in Pittsburgh, PA.  There were audit, risk, and compliance professionals in attendance, from leading financial institutions in the region.  CLICK HERE to view the release.

Women in Housing: Building Your Knowledge and Network

RiskSpan Attended Women in Housing Event Sponsored by Freddie Mac: Building Your Knowledge and Network The event brought together professional and executive women from premier organizations on the cutting edge of U.S. Housing Finance. The group heard from Freddie Mac thought leaders and each other on the changing landscape of the housing finance industry. Information was provided on current events in the housing finance industry and facilitated debate around an appropriate and meaningful response.