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International Trade Finance

Training : International Trade Finance

Date : Mon, 08/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This intensive 2 day course has been tailored for professionals in banking, commerce and trade and industry who need to gain a closer understanding of International Trade Finance.    The course provides a comprehensive foundation of all aspects of International Trade Finance in a global context covering the key concepts, practices and current developments.    This course will be of special interest to banking and commercial professionals, who wish to expand their knowledge base, enhance their expertise and advance their careers into the international trade finance arena. »

AML – Anti-Money Laundering

Training : AML – Anti-Money Laundering

Date : Thu, 11/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This highly practical 2 day course provides guidance on identifying and controlling risks associated with money laundering and terrorist financing. The programme provides an overview of AML compliance program requirements, AML risks and risk management expectations, industry sound practices, and examination procedures. You will have a chance to analyse the latest AML techniques and strategies from around the world through practical case studies.   »

 International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services

Training : International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services

Date : Thu, 14/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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

Equity Valuation

Training : Equity Valuation

Date : Mon, 08/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This intensive 2 day course will equip you with the skills required to effectively evaluate companies and assets. Conducted by a former City banker the course starts with an overview of different equity valuation methods and explains fundamental framework.  Working through models and case studies based on real companies you will have a chance to go through various ratios including cash flows, discount rates and periods, DCF, capital structure and understand the important parameters that can cause the valuation to break down if overlooked.  »

FATCA Compliance

Training : FATCA Compliance

Date : Wed, 10/06/2015   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

Even though FATCA is now operative, many foreign financial institutions (FFIs) and associated organisations are still not clear on what they should be doing. If you are still not certain as how to exactly comply with the FATCA requirements and set up all the necessary structures and controls, this very practical one day course is just for you. You will learn about:   The technical requirements of FATCA How FATCA compliance can be effectively achieved and A detailed look at al the necessary internal controls and certification considerations  How to provide support for your clients  This intermediate level course explores FATCA requirements and guidance as set out by HMRC but is also very relevant for participants from abroad.  »

Corporate Governance

Training : Corporate Governance

Date : Tue, 26/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : United Arab Emirates

City : Dubai

This practical 2 day course provides participants with an overview of the regulation and principles behind good corporate governance framework. You will explore the relationship between management, finance, law and ethics and learn to effectively administer corporate relations and to contribute to corporate performance at a senior level within your organisation.   The programme includes many case studies from the GCC region and worldwide, exploring the best current practices and standards. »

Investment Performance Measurement

Training : Investment Performance Measurement

Date : Sun, 14/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical two day training run by a former senior banker has been designed for anyone who needs to understand the fundamentals of measuring investment performance.    The course explores all aspects of performance measurement including the calculation of returns, impact of different benchmarks and adjusting performance for risk taken. Through the analysis of the best current industry practice you will learn how to set up, maintain and improve performance measurement systems within your organisation. You will also have a chance to learn about the evolution of the asset and wealth management industries including the latest industry trends as well as some of the findings from behavioural finance. »

Project Management for Banks and Financial Companies

Training : Project Management for Banks and Financial Companies

Date : Thu, 11/06/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

Effective project management helps reducing costs, meet the deadlines and increase the efficiency of your organisation.    This practical 2-day course will show you the essential elements required in planning a project and give you the confidence and useful tools to put it into practice. From defining project objectives, setting up phases and assigning roles to time and budget management and quality control - you will have a chance to explore all ingredients of effective project management.    The programme is particularly designed for banks and financial institutions and includes case studies from organisations around the world. »

International Payments

Training : International Payments

Date : Mon, 11/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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. »

UCITS Funds

Training : UCITS Funds

Date : Tue, 24/03/2015   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This practical one day course is designed to provide an insight into the area of UCITS, showing how funds may select eligible assets and demonstrate how these instruments may be employed to achieve different investment objectives.   You will learn about the main characteristics of UCITS, their structure and objectives as well as about the key risk and performance indicators. Setting up funds in different jurisdictions and organising fund management and oversight will be discussed in detail.    You will learn about the regulatory reporting requirements, fund authorisation and distribution process as well as about organising effective governance and compliance monitoring structures. »

International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services

Training : International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services

Date : Mon, 16/03/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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

The Repo Market

Training : The Repo Market

Date : Thu, 16/04/2015   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

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.   »

FATCA Compliance

Training : FATCA Compliance

Date : Wed, 18/03/2015   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This practical 1-day course will provide participants with a sound understanding of FATCA. The programme gives an overview of the technical requirements and implementation strategies as well as the detailed analysis of all the necessary internal controls and certification considerations. »

Corporate Governance

Training : Corporate Governance

Date : Sun, 22/02/2015   for 2 Days

Country : United Arab Emirates

City : Dubai

This practical 2 day course provides participants with an overview of the regulation and principles behind good corporate governance framework. You will explore the relationship between management, finance, law and ethics and learn to effectively administer corporate relations and to contribute to corporate performance at a senior level within your organisation.   The programme includes many case studies from the GCC region and worldwide, exploring the best current practices and standards. »

FATCA Compliance

Training : FATCA Compliance

Date : Tue, 24/02/2015   for 1 Day

Country : United Arab Emirates

City : Dubai

This practical 1-day course will provide participants with a sound understanding of FATCA. The programme gives an overview of the technical requirements and implementation strategies as well as the detailed analysis of all the necessary internal controls and certification considerations. »

Investment Performance Measurement

Training : Investment Performance Measurement

Date : Mon, 16/03/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical two day training run by a former senior banker has been designed for anyone who needs to understand the fundamentals of measuring investment performance.    The course explores all aspects of performance measurement including the calculation of returns, impact of different benchmarks and adjusting performance for risk taken. Through the analysis of the best current industry practice you will learn how to set up, maintain and improve performance measurement systems within your organisation. You will also have a chance to learn about the evolution of the asset and wealth management industries including the latest industry trends as well as some of the findings from behavioural finance. »

Managing Family Office & Wealth

Training : Managing Family Office & Wealth

Date : Thu, 14/05/2015   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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. »

International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services

Training : International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services

Date : Mon, 01/12/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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 serv »

FATCA

Training : FATCA

Date : Wed, 03/12/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This practical 1-day course will provide participants with a sound understanding of FATCA. »

Investment Performance Measurement

Training : Investment Performance Measurement

Date : Mon, 01/12/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical two day training run by a former senior banker has been designed for anyone who needs to understand the fundamentals of measuring investment performance.    »

Managing Family Office & Wealth - London

Training : Managing Family Office & Wealth - London

Date : Thu, 04/12/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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.   »

Risk Based Internal Audit

Training : Risk Based Internal Audit

Date : Mon, 08/12/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

The Institute of Internal Auditors defines Risk Based Internal Auditing (RBIA) as a methodology that links internal auditing to an organization’s overall risk management framework. »

International Trade Finance

Training : International Trade Finance

Date : Mon, 08/12/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This intensive 2 day course has been tailored for professionals in banking, commerce and trade and industry who need to gain a closer understanding of International Trade Finance.    »

International Payments

Training : International Payments

Date : Thu, 04/12/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

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. »

UCITS Funds

Training : UCITS Funds

Date : Tue, 14/10/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This practical one day course is designed to provide an insight into the area of UCITS, showing how funds may select eligible assets and demonstrate how these instruments may be employed to achieve di »

Operational Risk Management - London

Training : Operational Risk Management - London

Date : Mon, 10/11/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This 2 day practical course explores the best practice in operational risk management, at all stages, from assessment to implementation. »

International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services - London

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 serv »

The Repo Market - London

Training : The Repo Market - London

Date : Mon, 10/11/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

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. »

Corporate Governance - London

Training : Corporate Governance - London

Date : Thu, 13/11/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical 2 day course provides participants with an overview of the regulation and principles behind good corporate governance framework. »

Corporate Governance - Dubai

Training : Corporate Governance - Dubai

Date : Sun, 24/08/2014   for 2 Days

Country : United Arab Emirates

City : Dubai

This practical 2 day course provides participants with an overview of the regulation and principles behind good corporate governance framework. »

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