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New Prudential Regime for Investment Firms - The 5th Annual European Forum
27 September 2022
Millennium Hotel KnightsbridgeLondon

Pratik Kothari
Vice President, Prudential Policy at BlackRock


Pratik is a Vice President in the Financial & Prudential Reporting (FPR) team within Finance. He is responsible for the provision of technical guidance and advice on prudential matters across a range of EMEA entities, including BlackRock's MiFID Investment Firms, AIFMD and UCITS management companies and a range of international investment firms and branches.

Pratik's responsibilities include overseeing the production of the Public Disclosure document for the UK MiFID Investment Firms and BlackRock Netherlands B.V.. He is also involved in the production of BGL's ICARA document. Pratik is also engaged in helping the various business functions embed the Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) in the UK and Investment Firm Regime (IFR) across Europe in to their BAU process.

Prior to joining BlackRock, Pratik spent six years working in EY's Wealth & Asset Management practice and was responsible for advising clients on a wide range of topics within Prudential Regulations such as: Pillar 1 capital calculations, ICAAP (now known as ICARA), preparation for supervisory reviews and implementation of IFPR/IFR. Pratik also has experience of conducting reviews under s166 of the Financial Services and Market Act 2000.

Prior to joining EY, Pratik worked with KPMG, Mumbai between 2008-2015 within the External Audit function for Financial Services companies.

Pratik is a Chartered Accountant, having been admitted to membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2012 and is also a CFA Level 2 passer.

Agenda Sessions

  • Establishing an effective and comprehensive ICARA process


Speakers at this event