Black Swan Risk Advisors to design and Present Market Risk Modeling and Management Workshops

Berkeley, CA, April 24, 2006 --( Black Swan Risk Advisors, LLC, an independent enterprise wide risk management advisory and educational services firm, has been selected to design and present market risk modeling and management workshop for leading international banks.

The workshops will take place in London and Amsterdam in the second quarter of 2006. BSRA’s financial risk management workshops are built on the combination of leading-edge applied research with the instructor’s practical experience gained by implementing and explaining market and counterparty risk models to a wide variety of audiences.

Carlos Blanco, Managing Director of BSRA and course leader said: “Our clients are interested in improving their understanding of how to make better decisions by putting the various risk management tools into action. When we design and conduct our courses, we always keep in mind the need to provide a conceptual understanding of modern quantitative risk management tools from the perspective of a user, not a developer, of those tools.”

BSRA’s instructors teaching style puts strong emphasis in developing critical thinking skills as well as “learning by doing.” Relevant and up-to-date case studies and software exercises play a strong role in the workshops.

In addition to designing and presenting financial risk management seminars, BSRA has been selected by a leading training firm to conduct an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) workshop for Energy Firms in on May 22-24, 2006.

About Black Swan Risk Advisors, LLC
Black Swan Risk Advisors, LLC is risk management educational and advisory services firm. The firm provides assistance with the design, development, and validation enterprise risk management programs.

For more information about the workshops, please contact Carlos Blanco at or visit us at

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