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Deloitte at SIFMA Operations Conference and Exhibition 2018

Providing industry insights and leading practices in the securities industry

​Join Deloitte and more than 800 industry leaders at the SIFMA Operations Conference and Exhibition (SIFMA Ops) 2018, the security industry's annual conference for operations and compliance. As a Platinum sponsor, Deloitte is proud to support the exchange of ideas and practices around new ways securities firms can understand and interact with their customers, businesses, and the markets.

Deloitte at SIFMA Ops Conference 2018

At SIFMA Ops 2018, Deloitte will be an integral part of the ongoing dialogue on the practical applications of breakthrough technologies in operations, compliance and the implementation of regulatory changes, evolving investor engagement, and management of new risks in support of safe and resilient capital markets.

Stop by the Deloitte booth #503 to connect with Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory professionals and discuss the challenges on the horizon for your organization.

SIFMA Ops 2018

Date: May 7–10, 2018

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge,
5350 East Marriott Drive,
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Exhibit Hall

Visit us at booth #503


Our session details

Learning Lab | Topic: Lowering Cost of Change
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 12:45–1:05 p.m.

Traditional transformation efforts have been slow to deliver returns and unable to sustain initial gains for broker-dealers, banks, and asset managers. The cost of change and change control must be addressed to fully realize and sustain desired efficiencies. In this lab, Deloitte’s Sanjiv Nathwani will discuss how business decision management (BDM) and model-driven development (MDD) can dramatically lower the cost and risk of change in processing heavy environments by streamlining requirements development, testing, and code release processes while strengthening change governance.
The Art of the Possible in Future of Operations
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 11:15 a.m.–11:55 p.m.

Emerging technologies are re-shaping the operations function in financial services and other industries. These technologies present limitless possibilities for the broker-dealer industry and have the potential to significantly transform, modernize and shape the future of work within operations. The operations executives have a critical role in driving this transformation for their organization. Mike Wade will provide Deloitte's perspective on the "Art of the Possible in Future of Operations", and practical actions that can be taken today to help prosper and thrive in this disruptive environment.
Breakout session: Digitizing Operations 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Operations in the industry are under great pressure to transform given changing client needs, continuing margin pressures and the potential for technology-based disruption. All the while, operations must ensure the right balance of cost, risk, and client service to keep the business controlled, profitable and growing. This panel brings together a set of technology firms that are positioned to help the industry achieve their immediate and most ambitious transformation goals.
Breakout session: Consolidated Audit Trail—2018 and Beyond
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Implementation of the consolidated audit trail (CAT) will be one of the largest and most complex projects that operations professionals will be tasked within 2018 and beyond. Deloitte’s Bob Walley will bring together key participants engaged in the development of the CAT, with a focus on timing, technical specifications, data security, personally identifiable information, the elimination of duplicative systems, and other issues critical to a successful launch.
Learning Lab | Topic: Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)—Dealing with Uncertainty
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 1:45–2:05 p.m.

With the uncertainty surrounding final effective dates and requirements for consolidated audit trail, understanding the intent of the regulation. Join Deloitte's Bob Walley and Sriram Gopalakrishnan as they discuss the regulation intent, the reportable events that will need to be captured, and where these events take place along your broker-dealer’s trading lifecycle that can better position broker-dealers to respond when final specs are released.
Women's Leadership Event
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 3:00–4:30 p.m.

SIFMA is pleased to announce the inaugural Women's Leadership Event at this year's Operations Conference & Exhibition. For 45 years, this event has gathered operations, technology, and regulatory leaders from across the securities industry to collaborate, share information and address challenges. Join Deloitte’s Felicia Sokalski and other esteemed panelists for a lively discussion during which they will share their unique views about financial services operations.

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Roy Ben Hur

Roy Ben Hur

Managing Director | Deloitte Advisory

Roy is a managing director in Deloitte’s Advisory practice and has more than 20 years of experience developing and managing global programs and advising clients on strategy and solutions that minimize... More