PwC’s Troy Paredes To Speak: RCA Symposium

March 24, 2015

PwC Caribbean • Scott Watson-Brown • June 12, 2014PwC’s Troy Paredes, a former SEC commissioner, is taking part in a roundtable discussion at the RCA’s Regulation, Operations & Compliance [ROC] Symposium 2015 next month.

PwC Bermuda is proud to sponsor the ROC Symposium, which is being held for the first time in Bermuda, from April 22-24, and is expected to bring senior regulators and more than 200 compliance officers and alternative investment professionals with the top 200 firms in the global industry together. They will examine and discuss the business, compliance, operations, regulatory and risk challenges for 2015.

Mr Paredes was a Commissioner at the SEC for five years until August 2013, serving throughout the financial crisis and during Dodd-Frank’s implementation. He is a senior strategy & policy advisor in PwC US’s financial services regulatory practice. He will take part in the SEC & CFTC Commissioners Round Table on April 24.

“The RCA’s Symposium offers an unprecedented opportunity to obtain exclusive perspectives and network with senior regulators and fund managers on developments, challenges and the outlook for the industry,” said PwC Bermuda Asset Management leader Scott Watson-Brown.

Mr Watson-Brown is a founding member of the Curriculum Advisory Committee for the Bermuda College/Regulatory Compliance Association’s newly launched professional development programme. The RCA is sponsoring 100 scholarships for Bermudians who participate in this programme, which offers professional compliance training for the financial services industry.

The Premier of Bermuda will speak on the topic, Bermuda – Creating the New Paradigm for Fund Managers. A second key note speaker for the Symposium is Sir Russell Coutts – America’s Cup skipper/helmsman and CEO of Oracle Team USA.

The Symposium will be preceded this year by the Women in Asset Management and Regulation Summit. Senior level women working in asset management and regulation will discuss career challenges and share their personal experiences in a series of discussions on April 22.

For more information on the ROC Symposium: link here.

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