FinTech for Non-IT Professionals

Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 08:30
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2 Days
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This two day unique training course offers a comprehensive introduction to FinTech for Non-IT Professionals, what FinTech is all about and how it is changing financial, banking and commercial systems and the world.
 
During the course we will explore FinTech components in terms of a wide range of issues, which include:
 
Individual innovation clusters within each function.
An analysis of the current state of business models and processes.
Examining key innovations in terms of their characteristics and the implications of their use
Look at some current examples of actual innovations
Discuss potential outcomes
Where appropriate, we will include a case study
 
By the end of this course you will:

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The Repo Market

Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 08:30
for: 
1 Day
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This 1 day course is designed for delegates who are either new to the business of bond repurchase agreements (repos) or want to refresh their knowledge. You will learn how repos are priced, settled and why they are transacted by different participants in the market, including pension funds, hedge funds, market makers and derivatives users.  You will also learn about bonds and key money market operations.
 
You will have a chance to explore applications of repos for risk management, speculation and arbitrage purposes with a particular emphasis on the relationship between the bond repo market and derivatives such as swaps and exchange traded bond futures.  
 
Course Level: Introductory 
 
By the end of this course you will:

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Clearing and Settlement for Securities and Derivatives

Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 08:30
for: 
2 Days
event city: 
Location: 

Clearing houses and stock exchanges are vital to managing counterparty risk. In recent years a lot of attention has been focused on the subject of post trade environment - clearing and settlement.
 
This informative and easy to follow one day course, has been specially designed to explain how the clearing and settlement process works for derivatives and securities, demonstrating how banks and their clients manage their counterparty risk - which is particularly important in the post financial era.
 
The course also shows in some detail, how the margining system allows for the netting of risk and the effective management of collateral. Course is conducted by en expert with 28 years of experience in the market.
 
By the end of this course you will be able to: 

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AML and KYC Compliance

Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 08:30
for: 
2 Days
event city: 
Location: 

This 2-day intensive course is designed for bankers and professionals working in the financial services industry to provide them with a better understanding of:

  • Money laundering and terrorist financing
  • Suspicious transaction reporting and suspicious activity indicators
  • Customer due diligence and record keeping and
  • International regulatory standards

 
An effective AML compliance programme requires sound risk management practices. This highly practical 2 day course provides guidance on identifying and controlling risks associated with money laundering and terrorist financing. You will learn about the latest regulatory requirements and the industry best practices in preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. 
 
The course includes many case studies illustrating AML techniques and strategies from around the world.
 
Main topics covered include:

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International Payments

Date: 
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 12:00
for: 
2 Days
event city: 
Location: 

This practical 2 day course has been tailored for banking professionals who have some experience in domestic payments and want to expand their knowledge of international payments. You will explore the key principles, concepts, practices and current developments in the international payments.
 
You will have a chance to learn about the principles of foreign exchange and currency, high-value global payments, purpose and role of SWIFT and CLS, global clearing and settlement mechanisms as well as about liquidity management, international trade facilitation, risk management, and legal and regulatory issues.
 
Who should attend?
This course will be of special interest to payment professionals with some experience who wish to expand their knowledge base and advance their careers into the global payments arena.
 
On completion of this course you will: 

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International Securities Settlements and Custodial Services

Date: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 08:30
for: 
2 Days
event city: 
Location: 

This training program is designed to provide delegates with practical knowledge about the key concepts, systems, processes and procedures in international securities settlement and custodial services as well as operational risks involved. Participants will have a chance to gain skills nece

ssary to facilitate day-to-day transactions and communication processes between all parties involved.

Main topics covered:

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Family Office and Wealth Management

Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 08:30
for: 
2 Days
event city: 
Location: 

This 2 day practical programme for family office representatives and wealth managers explores the best strategies for preserving family wealth and managing a modern family office.
 
You will have a chance to explore the family governance mechanisms, intergenerational wealth transfer, managing complexities of international wealth mobility and succession planning. You will also learn about the operational setting and asset allocation, cost and risk management, tax advisory and philanthropy.
 
Run by an expert in family office and services for high net worth clients this course focuses on the latest market trends and effective wealth preservation strategies.
 
By the end of this course you will:

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Mastering Operational Risk

Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 08:30
for: 
2 Days
event city: 
Location: 

This highly practical 2 day course will help you explore the best current practice in operational risk management. You will learn how to identify and prevent occurrence of risks in the business context, assess risk appetite within your organisation, set up the most effective risk management framework as well as strategies for risk monitoring and reporting.
 
You will also learn about the latest key regulatory requirements affecting operational risk management from Basel II/II and MiFID to Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR), which will commence on 7 March 2016.
 
Conducted by an expert with over 18 years of practical experience gained in the City and in major organisations worldwide, this intensive training course explores the best current practices and standards in operational risk management.
 
You will consolidate your knowledge through a series of exercises and case studies using real-life business situations.

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