Center for Financial Professionals

The Center for Financial Professionals is an international research organization and the focal point for financial risk professionals to advance through renowned thought-leadership, knowledge sharing, unparalleled networking, industry solutions and lead generation.

Center for Financial Professionals is driven by and dedicated to high quality and reliable primary market research. It is this market research that allows us to provide financial institutions, industry professionals and companies with unparalleled knowledge sharing through research projects and reports, peer-to-peer conferences, exhibitions, news, and reports.

Whether your objective is thought-leadership and networking at an international conference and exhibition, a focused training course to advance your knowledge and skillsets, or an independent research project to base your next thought-leadership report, we can provide the right service for you.

Featured Events

Capital Management Forum

Capital Management Forum 2016

London, March 8-9

Since the 2007-2008 financial crisis, regulators have gradually increased the minimum capital requirements that banks need to hold to ensure they can better withstand economic shocks.

OpRiskUK 2016

New Generation Operational Risk 2016

London, March 15-16

New Generation Operational Risk will dive deep into a broad range of operational risks to deliver a high level, big picture across the most prominent operational risks and how best to measure, continually manage and safeguard against them.

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

London, April 19-20

Key and topical areas include, Implementation Challenges, Revised Standardised Approach, Non-modellable Risk Factors, Trading Book and Banking Book Boundary, Default Risk Charge, Market Data and CVA.

5th Annual Risk Americas 2016

Risk Americas

New York, May 3-4

The Center for Financial Professionals flagship risk and regulation Convention that will feature multiple streams on Stress Testing, Model Risk, Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk and more.



London, May 24-25

Banking Risk and Regulation Summit, London, Risk EMEA is our flagship European Summit, featuring presentations and insights from 70+ CROs and Heads of departments.

Risk & Data Governance Report

Why Getting Your Risk Data into Shape Will Lead to Business Rewards

The Center for Financial Professionals worked with Oracle Financial Services on the Risk & Data Governance report. The final report covers:

  • The current state of financial institutions’ preparedness for regulatory requirements
  • Data-management initiatives
  • Key challenges affecting FIs with respect to regulatory reporting
  • Key factors governing success of the risk-management processes
  • Importance of data governance
Risk and Data Governance

The Center For Financial Professionals recently collaborated with Parker Fitzgerald to research the views of financial risk, finance and accounting professionals to discover how prepared the industry is ahead of the implementation of IFRS 9. The report covers:

  • The success of leveraging capital models
  • How banks incorporate economic information into their impairment calculations
  • Forbearance and Modified Assets
  • Robustness of the IFRS 9 solution
  • Data challenges presented by IFRS 9
  • Progress made in developing IFRS 9 methodology and models
IFRS 9 Methodology: How Do You Measure Up?

Targeted and Tailored Partnerships

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Sponsorship and exhibition at the Centre for Financial Professionals’ events offer unique networking, brand recognition and thought-leadership deliverance opportunities with senior industry professionals from around the world. Whether you want full branding across the event or simply a well-positioned exhibition stand, our sponsorship team will tailor the right package for you.