29 November 2010

EPAM will support the 17th Annual Russian Banking Forum to be held in London

From 29th November till 2nd December, London will host the 17th Annual Russian Banking Forum, organized by the Adam Smith Institute. EPAM, St. Petersburg Office, is one of the event’s sponsors.

Russian Banking Forum is the major international event of the Russian banking sector. For the past 17 years, the Forum has been bringing together professional players of the Russian financial market and representatives of leading global banks interested in investing into the Russian financial sector. Speakers include heads of major commercial and investment banks, representatives of the Russian regulatory authorities and international financial institutions, experts of leading law firms and audit firms. This year the Forum focus on key subjects and market trends, offering the delegates an opportunity to meet their colleagues, gather intelligence, arrange meetings with potential investors and partners, obtain detailed first-hand information on the activities of regulators and spot attractive investment opportunities in the Russian banking sector.

Subjects proposed for discussion at the Forum include:
• New era risk management: international practices and successful application in Russia;
• Consolidation of the banking sector and analysis of merger and acquisitions activities: what lies ahead?
• Liquidity management: corporate lending and new investment ideas for banks;
• Local and international capital markets – availability for the Russian banks;
• Evolution of the Private Banking segment and private wealth management in Russia;

Vladimir Lobastov, deputy managing partner of the EPAM, St Petersburg Office, will make a presentation during the Banking Sector Consolidation session. Vladimir will talk about practical and legal specifics of lending organizations restructuring and state regulation of such transactions.