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


IFRS 9: Impairment & Implementation

London, 20-21 September

Join IFRS 9, Accounting and Credit Risk Experts from the likes of Santander, Lloyds Banking Group, UBS, Deutsche Bank and UBS to review progress across the three phases as the industry moves towards parallel runs and implementation.

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. 

Stress Testing USA

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 agenda will be announced very soon, register today at the pre-agenda rate of only $999

Liquidity Risk Managment

Liquidity & Funding 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

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.