Get practical advice to build in effective ESG risk considerations and turn the project into business as usual. Join us, including GARP, on 6 October at 11:00 for this fantastic opportunity.
Financial institutions must embed climate risks in line with investor, public and regulatory expectations.
Hear from Barclay’s Head of Fraud, Security and Optimisation about the latest types of fraud and scams and how to avoid them. Join us, on 13 October at 11:00.
Watch and listen to the recording of this webinar. FCA and Bank of England, in conjunction with ICAEW Financial Services, give their perspective on LIBOR Transition.
Stay up-to-date with the fast moving world of financial services by attending our events and webinars. Our 2021 schedule is available to view.
COVID-19 raises a range of financial services issues which firms and businesses will be managing through over the next weeks and months.
Brought to you by ICAEW Financial Services, this conference enables banks, insurers and investment managers to understand where other organisations are in the process of managing their climate change related financial risks.
ESG: the risks and opportunities
During September and October, our event series will enable better understanding of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk.
When IAS 39 was replaced by IFRS 9 on 1 January 2018, it was perhaps little lamented, writes Steven Hall, Partner, Financial Services Risk Consulting, KPMG and Nicholas Mead, Director, KPMG. In a financial crisis that had manifold causes, some laid at least part of the blame for the 2008 meltdown on the ‘incurred loss’ provision model in IAS39 – inadequate, too little too late, or simply the dog that didn’t bark.
Sunday Times Economics Editor David Smith writes an exclusive column for ICAEW’s Financial Services faculty every month. This month he covers how climate change could affect inflation.
In this article we provide a guide into the client funds reconciliation process to assist practices and their finance teams.
ICAEW’s Technical Manager, Financial Services Risk & Regulation John Mongelard says what Energy & Natural Resources firms need to do to avoid any surprises.
The hard market is here to stay. But new opportunities are still available – here’s how industry veterans spotted the potential for an insurance start-up, raising $1.1bn on the London Stock Exchange in December.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have been on a roller coaster over recent months, surging to never-before-seen highs before crashing back.
We explore the industry debate on if, and how to provide widespread insurance coverage for future pandemics, and how feasible this might be.
Populations are getting older. And, in economic terms, they are not growing older gracefully. In doing so they are creating problems says David Smith, Economics Editor for the Sunday Times in his monthly editorial for the Financial Services Faculty.
What does the rise in Environmental, Social and Governance reporting mean for property investors when there is no internationally recognised standard approach? And what changes are expected in the coming months and years?
Laura Miller looks at whether the idea to use pension fund cash to fund infrastructure investments, as suggested by the government, would work.
Ros Urwin is joined by a panel of experts to discuss the gender pension gap, a problem that is related to the gender pay gap but has its own, negative characteristics.
Essential viewing for financial services professionals starts next month with the first three of six webinars from ICAEW, for those who want to get up to speed on climate change, writes Brian Cantwell.
Webinars and virtual events
Did you know you get specialised webinars as part of your ICAEW Financial Services membership? With topics ranging from IFRS17, Climate Change, and opportunities to hear direct from UK regulators such as the FRC, FCA or the Bank of England.
|Date and time||Webinar title||Accessibility and cost||Booking|
|06 October 11:00 - 12:00||ESG risk series - Risk: How does climate risk fit into firms’ overall risk management? How do we turn the project into business as usual?||Complimentary to alI ICAEW, FS Faculty members and Sustainability & Climate Change Community||BOOK YOUR PLACE|
|13 October 11:00 - 12:00||ESG risk series - Reporting: Does reporting satisfy investor expectation? How do we achieve consistent and comparable reporting?||Complimentary to alI ICAEW, FS Faculty members and Sustainability & Climate Change Community||BOOK YOUR PLACE|
|20 October 11:00 - 12:00||ESG risk series - Assurance: The assurance of reported ESG information. How do we ensure that the information disclosed is relevant and reliable? What framework assurance can be provided against? What are the chances of convergence?||Complimentary to alI ICAEW, FS Faculty members and Sustainability & Climate Change Community||BOOK YOUR PLACE|
On-demand webinars and recordings
|Date and time of event||Webinar title||Access your learning|
|Multiple during September 2021 and October 2021||
ESG Risk Series
|Access available recordings|
|26 May 2021||LIBOR Transition: The Regulators' View
This webinar is a fantastic opportunity to hear direct from the FCA and the Bank of England, on their perspective of LIBOR. Ideally suited to SMEs, but for all those involved in LIBOR
|Watch and listen here|
|01 March 2021||
CASS Audits 2021 (membership only)
|11 February 2021
||COVID-19: A scientific perspective - looking to the future
Brought to you by the ICAEW Financial Services Faculty, this webinar provides a conversation with Professor Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Special Advisor on COVID-19 Research & Innovation.
LIBOR Transition: are you ready?
The use of LIBOR as a reference rate in loan agreements or derivatives will no longer be allowed from 2021. We outline the things all businesses need to do now to prepare for the end of LIBOR. Find out what you need to know.
ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.
Banks, insurers and investment managers play vitally important roles within society, to encourage economic development and allow individuals and businesses to save, invest, insure and make payments. We must have confidence in them. Responsible providers, responsible consumers, better regulation and better information underpin this confidence.
Join Financial Services Faculty
Quality and integrity. Gain sector-specific (in either Banking, Insurance or Investment Management) technical support and expert opinions to keep you up to date in a fast-changing environment.