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CeFPro Newsletter | November 2019 | Edition 60.


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CeFPro Insights Articles & Resources
Mohsin Choudhury, UK Cyber Security Lead, Former Bank of Ireland has released his PDF presentation from the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit 2019, addressing: Understanding cybercrime – the risks posed to businesses and the best ways to mitigate cyber risks.


At the Payments Forum in 2019, we interviewed Dougie Belmore, Head of Payments Industry Engagement, Clydesdale Bank.

This interview provides us with insight into what Dougie sees ahead for the future of payments, competition vs. collaboration, open banking, customer satisfaction and more.

View the agenda for the upcoming Payments Summit now!


Ahead of the upcoming New Generation Operational Risk: Europe Summit taking place on 10-11 March in London, Simon Cartlidge, Head of Risk, Legal & General Investment Management’s Retail Division has released his PDF presentation from the 2019 Summit.


At the 8th Annual Risk EMEA 2019 Summit, we interviewed Liv Watson, Sr. Director of Strategic Customer Initiatives, Workiva. The interview provides us with insights into how you bring all business, compliance and traditional CRO risks together.

Risk EMEA 2020’s Agenda is still in development, however Pre-Agenda Rates are currently available.


Anil Nayak, Blockchain Advisor, Allied Irish Bank, has released his PDF presentation from the Payments Europe Forum 2019, addressing: Cryptocurrency and its role as an internet payment, defining Blockchain, single earth payments area, ISO/TC 307 and more.


"With operational resilience were not all on the same level yet. There needs to be more understanding and shaping of the organisation. Things like outsourcing and third party suppliers are coming into focus more”.

Research blog by Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro.


The Center for Financial Professionals hosted the Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2019 in London during June 2019, at this Summit, we filmed a key cyber security presentation.

Led by:
Sam Lee, Head of Operational Risk, EMEA, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe.

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Research surveys and reports
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CeFPro’s Global Research Survey has been launched for the next edition of FinTech Leaders! FinTech Leaders is the most comprehensive independent study of the global FinTech ecosystem and rankings of the leading FinTech players around the world. This research is unique within its field, with a focus purely on the practitioner perspective, with 1000+ end-users and 60+ industry experts providing their insight and opinion.


The report builds on last year’s research and is an invaluable resource to benchmark your programs against your peers, drive investment conversations within your organisation, and instil best practice approaches within your program. This report is available free of charge to participants and the wider third-party risk community to support education and benchmarking.

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5 November, 2019 | London

Reviewing the latest trends and challenges surrounding LIBOR transition and the adoption of alternative reference rates.

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12-13 November, 2019 | London

Keeping up with emerging trends and utilising stress testing as a tool for driving strategic business decisions.

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14 November, 2019 | London

Reviewing guidance and requirements for new digital financial reporting standards.

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11-12 February, 2020 | London

Meeting regulatory demands amidst continued innovation, disruption and evolution in expectations and capabilities.

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10-11 March, 2020 | London

The evolution of operational risk including resilience, cyber and future trends.

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1-2 April, 2020 | London

Analysing the risks to determine the solutions in combating Fraud and Financial Crime.

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