CPD Event Calendar
Use our CPD event calendar to find upcoming industry events to attend to help support your CPD requirements
Finance CPD Events in May 2018
DB Question time – Meeting Critical Investment and Governance Challenges
1st May 2018 14:00 | DG Publishing - LAPF Investments
Similar to Question Time on the BBC (though without press or reporting!); Featuring a large audience of major pension funds and their advisers; this Question Time event is the ideal forum to exchange ideas on the key challenges and future direction of the DB marketplace and your place in it. There will be an introduction from Fred Berry; Lead Investment Consultant at The Pensions Regulator entitled Following the introduction; an invited audience of major stakeholders will pose questions to two expert panels representing thought leaders in DB pensions; with a principal focus on optimal investment strategies and governance practices.
Edge of Chaos: why democracy is failing to deliver economic growth – and how to fix it
3rd May 2018 18:30 | The London School of Economics and Political Science
In Dambisa Moyo’s new book; Edge of Chaos; which she will talk about at this event; she offers a radical menu of ten ways to improve democracy: making it better able to address the range of headwinds that the global economy faces (including technology and the prospects of a jobless underclass; demographic shifts; gapping income inequality; an unsustainable debt burden; natural resource scarcity and declining productivity) and deliver more economic growth and prosperity.
Can Markets Pursue Social Values?
9th May 2018 18:30 | The London School of Economics and Political Science
Theresa May’s claim that free market capitalism constitutes “the greatest agent of collective human progress ever created” raises a complex question: can markets pursue social values?
14th May 2018 09:30 | Oxera
Whether you are involved in charge control reviews or trying to assess the impact of economic regulation on the value of your business; you will come away from this course with the understanding you need; combined with the latest practical applications.
Collusion: how central bankers rigged the world
14th May 2018 18:30 | The London School of Economics and Political Science
In her new book; which she will talk about at this event; former Wall Street insider Nomi Prins shows how the 2007–2008 financial crisis turbo-boosted the influence of central bankers and triggered a massive shift in the world order. Central banks and international institutions like the IMF have overstepped their traditional mandates by directing the flow of epic sums of fabricated money without any checks or balances. Meanwhile; the open door between private and central banking has ensured endless opportunities for market manipulation and asset bubbles—with government support.
Mindful of Investing in Retirement
15th May 2018 08:15 | Owen James Group
This will be the fourth iteration of Mindful of Investing in Retirement for Owen James. It is an opportunity for participants to immerse themselves in the most up to date thinking around this key area. Post the pensions freedom legislation which kick started a mini revolution in thinking around saving for retirement; this session will update you on the latest innovative products and solutions addressing the needs of the substantial number of people approaching and already in retirement as well as provide a review of the backdrop -demographic; economic and regulatory.
MSCI Annual Conference on Global Investing & Risk Management
15th May 2018 08:50 | MSCI
The conference is a two day annual event in London. The first day is a full day conference which continues to examine key trends affecting risk and investment decisions in financial markets. The agenda will include targeted presentations delivered by MSCI’s expert researchers; in addition to panel discussions with industry peers. Sessions will cover a range of topics that will enable you to make better-informed decisions about investment strategy across multiple asset classes and improve your view of risk and return. In addition to the main conference; participants are encouraged to attend a series of workshops the following day; where MSCI research and its practical applications will be discussed at greater depth. Participants can choose which day they prefer to attend when registering.
Professional Pensions Investment Conference 2018
16th May 2018 08:45 | Infopro Digital
This exclusive one day conference of insight and expertise; is designed to arm pension schemes decision makers with the knowledge to navigate the evolving investment environment.
Investor Relations – Masterclass
16th May 2018 09:00 | London Stock Exchange
Designed to give seasoned IR Professionals and Board Directors an in-depth update on current IR best practices. The training covers the breadth of regulation compliance and disclosure practice; latest developments in the accounting field; the use of technology and social media to build closer relationships with investors; capital markets trends and changes; as well as evolving best practices and changes in critical aspects of the day to day role of IR.
Steps Trustee Training
17th May 2018 09:00 | UBS Asset Management
This training is designed for Trustees who want to ‘brush up’ on their knowledge of financial markets and general investment content in a fun and accessible manner. We will also examine in more detail the role that equities; bonds and alternatives can play in your investment strategy.
Unelected Power: the quest for legitimacy in central banking and the regulatory state
23rd May 2018 18:30 | The London School of Economics and Political Science
In this lecture Paul Tucker explains how to ensure agents of the administrative state remain stewards of the common good.
24th May 2018 08:30 | Financial Times - The 125
Hosted by John Ridding; Chief Executive; Financial Times. Senior Financial Times journalists will focus on the most pressing challenges facing companies; convene relevant experts to debate those issues; and lead the discussion with the audience.