Center for Financial Professionals

The Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro) 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. CeFPro 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

Tech & innovation risk

Technology & Innovation Risk

The 2nd Annual Technology & Innovation Risk Summit is taking place over 25-26 September in London. Join senior technology and innovation risk professionals from leading Financial Institutions and FinTech companies to discuss and share their experiences on the latest trends, developments and requirements.

Model Risk Management

Join senior model risk professionals from leading Financial Institutions to discuss and share their experiences on the latest trends, developments and requirements.

Operational Risk Management USA

4th Annual Operational Risk Management USA returns to New York to further progress on discussions. Across two days hear from more than 20 presenters and panelists sharing their insight and expertise.

LRM USA 2018

Liquidity Risk Management USA 2018

The 3rd Annual Liquidity Risk Management USA Congress will be taking place on October 23-24 in New York City. The Congress will provide a platform for the industries finest to discuss and review the latest updates within liquidity risk including regulation, markets and technology.


3rd Edition CECL Congress 2018

Our last two CECL Conferences sold out! Don’t miss the opportunutiy to hear best practices from the industry’s leading experts on CECL implementation with a strong focus on the impacts of modeling decisions, satisfying model validators and auditors, progress towards final implementation and reporting. Join us to benchmark your progress amongst your peers.

6th Annual Stress Testing USA

Join us for two days, November 6-7, at the 6th Annual Stress Testing USA 2018 Congress in New York City to discover how the industry is reacting to fundamental changes to the regulatory environment and how other financial institutions now view the future of stress testing.

5th Edition IFRS 9 2018

6 – 7 November 2018, London

Due to high demand and the success of our previous four IFRS 9 conferences that took place between 2016 and 2017 we have scheduled time to run a 2018 IFRS 9 Forum in London in November. In 2017 we welcomed over 100 professionals to discuss and debate impairment and implementation of the standard with a particular focus on examining system readiness and capabilities as the industry moved towards parallel runs and full IFRS 9 implementation.

6th Annual Stress Testing Europe Summit 2018

13-14 November 2018, London

6th Annual Stress Testing Europe returns to London to further progress on discussions towards reviewing stress testing requirements and evolving processes whilst moving towards a more automated approach.

FRTB - fundamental review of the trading book

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Forum 2018

19 November 2018, London

We invite you to spend a valuable day out of the office to network and learn from like-minded FRTB and Market Risk professionals. The Forum presents a great opportunity to gain an early competitive advantage as we explore FRTB timelines and implementation goals ahead of the final rule.

IFRS 17 Forum 2018

3rd Edition IFRS 17 Forum

27 November 2018, London

Join us for one day out of the office to discuss the latest technical IFRS 17 updates and their financial impact. Learn how to become fully compliant ahead of 2021.

18th September 2018

Aligning policies for effective governance of the process to incorporate stress testing into wider frameworks

By Lingling Xu, CCAR Audit Head / Director, Credit Suisse
18th September 2018

Confronting today’s challenges in managing model risk

By Jon Hill, former Managing Director, Global Head of Model Risk Governance, Credit Suisse
18th September 2018

Risk Webinar: Risk oversight – Meeting regulatory requirements and managing third party risk

Targeted and Tailored Partnerships

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Sponsorship and exhibition at the Center 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.