11 September 2017
Naples
Reporter: Drew Nicol

RMA conference to proceed despite Hurricane Irma


The Risk Management Association’s (RMA’s) 34th Annual Conference on Securities Lending in Naples, Florida, will go ahead as scheduled, despite the regional damage caused by Hurricane Irma, conference organisers have confirmed.

The conference is set to take place at the The Ritz-Carlton, Naples between 9 and 12 October.

Irma was downgraded from a hurricane to tropical storm on Monday after it made landfall in Southern Florida early Sunday morning.

An RMA spokesperson stated: “[the association] is currently working with the hotel to determine the extent of the impact from the storm and once we have a clear picture of the hotel's condition, we will communicate any changes in the status of the conference moving forward.”

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