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Sanjiv Singh

Director, KPMG LLP

 

Blockchain

—As a member of the US KPMG Digital Ledger Services group I work closely with our clients in understanding the application of blockchain solutions in their current operating model and advise them in the development of various use cases and evaluation of blockchain solutions across the development life-cycle.
—Currently working on mortgage industry blockchain use case and proof-of-concept

Operating Model Transformation  (for Front office, Middle/Back Office, Finance, Risk Management, and Compliance)

—Lead the initiative for US BD Entity of a European Bank to participate as “day-one dealer” for the launch of the OCC Index Options clearing initiative. ­Developed a target operating model for the listed product Operations area to support OTC cleared products by revamping the booking model to an STP (straight through process) workflow, and by automating the settlement and clearing process at OCC to support the product mix and future volume growth for dealer-to-client flow.
—Spearheaded project for CFO at major Global Investment Bank to implement SOX-like controls across all legal entities and businesses in North America and to implement accounting quality standards across the organization for all balance sheet, off-balance sheet, and P&L accounts

Regulatory Implementation and Risk Assessment (Analysis of Dodd-Frank Act, SEC Rules, CFTC Rules, EMIR, other regulations)

—For BNP Paribas New York, was the PMO responsible for oversight and analysis of Dodd-Frank regulations impact across the US Equity Derivatives and US Commodity Business. As the business unit program lead, my responsibility was to align with Head Office to ensure consistent standards and tools were utilized in the review of regulatory impact, to provide regular status and performance updates, to identify any issues and ensure risks were addressed promptly and communicated to management, and tracking of budget and timelines against overall program schedule.
—Supported MUFG in a review of its controls environment and performed independent testing in order to ensure that it is complying with Volcker rule.
—For a South American Bank, performed strategic analysis to guide the bank in compliance with the Volcker Rule requirements on its trading and investing activities. The areas looked at were trigger metrics and reporting requirements, analysis of permitted versus prohibited activity, and business model impact
—For a major Australian Investment Bank, led a project to perform an analysis and review of a subset of Title VII regulations for the Swap Dealer in order to evaluate the control framework and compliance capabilities. The overall objective was to assist the client in the development of the Chief Compliance Annual report that has to be filled with the CFTC

Representative clients

CIBC, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale,  Banco De Chile, Banorte, Santander, Bank of Tokyo (MUFG), Macquarie Bank, others