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Ethics and Technology Half Day Seminar

Sponsored by: RKL and Mercadien Group

Friday, October 15, 2021


8:30 AM ET


12:00 PM ET

Program Description

Ethics and Technology
Attendees that participate in this session will gain a better understanding of the role that technology plays in maintaining an ethical corporate environment, and also the ethical challenges presented by the evolution of technology, such as considerations related to items such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, block-chain and robotics.

Impact of FINTech on Your Model Governance Program
Your institution utilizes many different systems and software, which is being accelerated through partnerships with fintech companies. Types of systems being onboarded may include Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or Artificial Intelligence (AI). With new technological innovations & more systems coming into play every day, it’s critical to ensure these systems make it to your model inventory list for proper criticality evaluation. Attendees will learn tips and tricks on capturing these new systems as well as how to assess the criticality of each to identify the proper model risk management tactics to deploy.


    - 8:30 Registration
    - 8:45 to 9:45 - Mercadien Impact of FINTech on Your Model Governance Program
    - 9:45 to 10:00 - Break
    - 10:00 to Noon - RKL Presentation


Barry Pelagatti

Partner, RKL LLP


Salvatore Zerilli

Managing Director, Mercadien Group


Registration to the live session includes:

  • One online connection

  • CPE credit for registrant

  • Permission to reproduce the handouts and other written material for additional attendees at your location

Only registered attendees of the live session can obtain CPE credit

Credit Hours

Earn up to 3 hours of CPE credit.

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  • Length:

180 Minutes

Information Technology - Technical and Regulatory Ethics - Technical


Group Live


For more information regarding administrative policies such as concerns or refunds, call 312-578-1300. FMS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to: The National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 Web:


Members: $75
Non-Members/Guest: $100

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