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Nassim Daneshzadeh Partner FS Risk & Regulation at PwC


Nassim is a Partner in PwC’s FS Risk and Regulatory Group based in London. She has 20 years of experience in capital markets most recently supporting banks in the UK with the implementation of large scale regulatory driven initiatives. Prior to moving to PwC UK in 2010 Nassim worked in PwC’s New York office working with US investment banks. Through her experiences Nassim has gained a deep understanding of the front to back operations of an investment bank and the products that they trade.

Principal areas of focus include Libor transition, where Nassim is the co-lead of PwC’s UK Reference Rate Reform Working Group and sits on the client outreach Sub-Group of the Bank of England’s Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates. Others include MIFID II, front office conduct controls and methodology and governance considerations related to evolving derivative practices such as CSA discounting, CVA/DVA, FVA, as well as leading practices and regulatory considerations related to model risk management, including guidance such as SR 11-7/OCC 2011-12.