Asset Management

COO Forum 

The challenge of defining, measuring and embedding sound conduct

and culture throughout the organisation


Asset Management COO Dinner

LONDON - 18 MARCH 2020

The increasing influence of operational resilience and the challenging reliance on third-party services within asset management


Agenda to cover

  1. A paradigm shift in culture and thinking; moving away from traditional risk management towards prevention, response and recovery of actual events

  2. The challenge of identifying and understanding end-to-end critical business services and setting tolerance thresholds

  3. Increasing the emphasis on the management and control of outsourced services within asset management

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Asset Management COO Dinner

NEW YORK - Q2 2020

Discussion to cover

  1. Outsourcing in the Asset Management Sector - (in-sourcing vs. outsourcing and benefits & challenges)

  2. Vendor management framework

  3. Data - Investor Reporting (with focus on fund factsheets, KIIDS, Client reports, DDQs etc.)

  4. Update on the sub-committee KYC efforts

Hosted by DWS | Market Insight Partner - EY

Market Insight Partner London

As a leading UK provider of management consultancy to the financial services industry, we bring deep domain knowledge, expertise and focus to every client engagement. We specialise in Risk, Regulatory and Finance change as well as in Operations and Technology transformation. Our client portfolio includes a range of multinational and UK banks, insurance firms and asset managers who trust us to lead, define and deliver their highest priority change initiatives.

We are an employee-owned management consultancy committed to delivering excellence in everything we do. It’s a unique position to be in and one that inspires us all to work to the highest standards because our business depends on it.

It means we can invest in constantly expanding our knowledge and understanding, exploring new ideas and concepts for our clients’ benefit and our own curiosity and, in doing so, be recognised as thought leaders in our market. It means clients know that they can expect the best from us because we are motivated and passionate about the projects we take on and the positive differences we are making in our industry.

Market Insight Partner New York

When the financial services industry works well, it creates growth, prosperity and peace of mind for hundreds of millions of people. No other industry touches so many lives or shapes so many futures.

At EY Financial Services, we share a single focus - to build a better financial services industry, not just for now, but for the future.  

We train and nurture our inclusive teams to develop minds that can transform, shape and innovate financial services. Our professionals come together from different backgrounds and walks of life to apply their skills and insights to ask better questions. It's these better questions that lead to better answers, benefiting our clients, their clients and the wider community.

Our minds are made to build a better financial services industry. It's how we play our part in building a better working world.

“We are delighted to be sponsoring London AM COO community events.


As an employee owned management consultancy, focused exclusively on financial services, we recognise the importance of opportunities such as these to share our views and ideas with clients and prospective clients from across the industry.


With all our consultants being equal partners in our business, and with capabilities spanning programme and change delivery, technology and digital transformation, governance and risk, and performance improvement, I believe we are well placed to assist our clients with the broad range of challenges they face associated with digital transformation, risk and compliance.


We look forward to working further with Maurice Evlyn-Bufton and the Armstrong Wolfe team to make all events valuable and of benefit to all.”

Paul Brock, CEO of BCS Consulting

For initial enquiries, please contact our UK headquarters during GMT business hours.

+44 (0) 203 664 8863