Protiviti to Host Webinar Series on “Managing Risks Amid Market Forces” for Financial Services Professionals

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Risk management experts to discuss minimizing risks related to CECL, LIBOR replacement and artificial intelligence


Beginning May 1, 2019, global consulting firm Protiviti ( will host a series of three complimentary one-hour webinars, explaining how financial services organizations can prepare to minimize risks around CECL (Current Expected Credit Losses), LIBOR replacement and artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Included in the series are the following webinars:

  • “No Stone Unturned: Key Considerations for Finalizing CECL Model Implementation and Validation” (May 1) – Learn how to identify the key components of an effective CECL model implementation framework and the areas of risk related to internal controls/SOX
  • “A Roadmap to the Transition from LIBOR to SOFR” (May 9) – Learn which factors contribute to LIBOR replacement; the implications of transitioning to SOFR; and how the use of innovative technologies can accelerate the transition
  • “Opening the Black Box: Validating AI/Machine Learning Models” (July 31) - Learn the practical applications of machine learning models for financial institutions and how to develop customized methods for validating machine learning models based on industry best practices

One CPE credit will be provided to eligible attendees of each live webinar.


Featured speakers from Protiviti’s Risk and Compliance practice:

  • May 1 - Managing Director Todd Pleune, Managing Director Ariste Reno, Director Ben Shui
  • May 9 - Managing Director Todd Pleune, Managing Director Doug Wilbert, Director Sundeep Kalsey, Manager Nick Ciafardini, Senior Consultant Mike Colonnetta 
  • July 31 – Managing Director Suresh Baral, Senior Manager Parham Ghorbanian, Manager Romeet Chhabra
Date: Wednesday, May 1; Thursday, May 9; Wednesday, July 31, 2019 
Time: 11:00 a.m. PDT/1:00 p.m. CDT/2:00 p.m. EDT
To register, please click here.


About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune  500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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Kathy Keller
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