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

liquidity & Funding

Liquidity and Funding Risk USA

NYC, September 27-28

Join senior liquidity, funding and treasury professionals to review regulatory expectations across liquidity and funding risk for better management and understanding of the impact on the balance sheet.

Stress Testing Europe 2016

4th Annual Stress Testing Europe 2016

London, 5-6 October

The Summit is the leading stress testing conference in Europe boasting expert presenters and insights from the ECB, Nomura, HSBC, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Lloyds Banking Group, BNY Mellon, BAML, and Erste Group. 

New Gen OpRisk USA

New Generation Operational Risk: Americas

New York, October 25-26

Over 150 senior risk professionals will join to review a broad range of operational risks and regulatory expectations to further add value to the business and using to make informed decisions.


Cyber Risk Across Financial Institutions

New York, October 25-26

Hear directly from 20 senior cyber, information and technology risk professionals all set to deliver presentations and provide first hand case studies of their experiences as Directors, SVPs, MDs, CISO and Global Heads of leading FIs such as Lazard, AIG, BNY, State Street, Deutsche Bank, Bank of the West and many more.

Stress Testing USA CCAR and DFASTStress Testing USA CCAR and DFAST

Stress Testing USA: CCAR & DFAST

NYC, November 3-4

The largest gathering of stress testing professionals in North Americas returns to New York City this November 3-4. The Conference will feature over 40 senior stress testing professionals who will review the individual challenges across CCAR & DFAST and the associated qualitative and quantitative elements.


Liquidity Risk Management 2016

London, 15 November

Senior liquidity risk, treasury and ALM professionals from leading financial institutions such as Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered, Nationwide, Barclays Capital HSBC and more, will gather in London to review regulatory requirements to better understand variation across the liquidity risk landscape for better management and compliance


Insurance Risk Forum 2016

London, 29 November

The 2nd Annual Insurance Risk Forum 2016 will take place in London, 29 November, to review the impact of Solvency II implementation, risk management practices and technological advances. Presenters include senior insurance risk management professionals from Legal and General, Aegean, Generali, Zurich, Aviva and more.

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?

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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.