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IMPACT OF REGULATION (CCAR, D-F, Basel) AND CURRENT STATE AND TRENDS IN JOB MARKET FOR QUANTITATIVE RISK MANAGEMENT

October 21 , 3:30 - 4:30, Hill Center 124
Abstract: Come to hear Ken Abbott, Managing Director and Chief Operation Officer of Firm Wide Risk at Morgan Stanley,  talk about the impact of recent regulation and regulatory trends on the financial services industry  and on the current state and future of the job market for quantitative financial analysts and risk managers. Ken Abbott is a managing director at Morgan Stanley in New York, where he is chief operating officer for the firm risk management.  In addition, he is the senior risk officer assigned to buy-side activity. Previously, Mr. Abbott ran market risk management for Bank of America's Investment Bank. He has over 25 years of banking experience, including 14 years at Bankers Trust as an analyst, trader and risk manager. Mr. Abbott is an adjunct faculty member at New York University, Rutgers University and Baruch College, and sits on the GARP Board of Directors Ken Abbott has a B.A. from Harvard in economics, an M.A. from New York University in economics and an M.S. from New York University's Stern School of Business in statistics and operations research.
Speaker: Ken Abbott
Speaker 2: Morgan Stanley