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    Moody's Analytics 2012 Risk Practitioner Conference to Focus on Industry Best Practices

    NEWS | For Immediate Release

    NEW YORK, September 25, 2012 — Moody’s Analytics today announced it would host its 2012 Risk Practitioner Conference on October 15-18 in Chicago. The conference addresses challenges facing financial professionals who manage credit, market, liquidity, supply chain and economic risk, as well as those who manage regulatory compliance. Among the roster of luminaries scheduled to discuss key issues and regulatory challenges affecting the risk management industry are keynote speakers Janice Eberly, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and Mark Zandi, Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics.

    “The events of the last few years underscore the continued importance of risk management in the financial sector,” said Mark Almeida, President of Moody’s Analytics. “The Moody’s Analytics Risk Practitioner Conference is a comprehensive forum for risk professionals to understand how their peers are addressing regulatory challenges using risk technology solutions.”

    In its seventh year, Moody’s Analytics Risk Practitioner Conference attracts more than 250 industry experts and leading risks practitioners from banks, insurance companies, asset managers and corporations across the globe. With more than 40 sessions, the conference will include thematic panels, interactive demonstrations with industry experts, and presentations from regulators on Dodd-Frank, Basel III and stress testing.

    Agenda topics include: CCAR Stress Testing and its Implications for Risk Measurement and Management; New Risk Management Techniques That Improve Strategic Planning; Stress Testing for Capital Adequacy; Measuring Bank Risk: A new approach and new insights; and much more. The conference agenda is posted at http://www.moodysanalytics.com/rpc2012.

    For more information about the conference, please contact your Moody’s Analytics representative or visit http://www.moodysanalytics.com/Microsites/RPC/RPC2012/RPC2012.aspx to register. Pre-registration is required to attend the conference.

    About Moody’s Analytics
    Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2.3 billion in 2011, employs approximately 6,500 people worldwide and has a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com