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Professor Adrian Bell at the CFA Middle East Investment Conference

Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, at the Middle East Investment Conference, “Realising our Potential: Investing for Sustainable Growth” organised by the CFA Institute  in Jordan. The conference is the fifth Annual CFA Institute and aims to bring together industry leaders.

Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance 2014

The ICMA Centre, in partnership with Danos Associates, is pleased to announce the Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance 2014. The award will consist of an attractive cash award for the highest achieving student on the ICMA Centre MSc Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance programme and will presented at the end of academic year. This prize rewards theContinue reading

New Scholarships announced for 2014-15

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce six new additional scholarships for a total of £30,000  for outstanding students applying for a postgraduate masters. The new scholarships are available for 2014 entry at the ICMA Centre. Award details: 
The International scholarships will provide £5,000 off the cost of the tuition fees for each recipient. Eligibility: Please check the following link for more information about eligibility. Be anContinue reading

Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance Summer Program Scholarship

Do you want an opportunity to visit and study in China for two weeks this Summer? We are very pleased to announce that Tsinghua University, PBCSF have awarded the ICMA Centre 3 scholarships for students to join their Summer Programme from June 30 to July 11, 2014 in Beijing.  The Scholarship covers the full programme fee, room and board (on campus), courses, materials, events and related domestic transportation. RecipientsContinue reading

A Guide to Best Practice in the European Repo Market

The ICMA have just published  a guide to best practice in the European Repo Market. This important document was written by Richard Comotto, Senior Visiting Fellow at the ICMA Centre for the ICMA’s European Repo Council. It represents the most comprehensive set of recommendations for trading and settlement, and codification of market conventions, in any repo market and is likely toContinue reading

Dr. Ogonna Nneji featured in credit magazine

A lecturer in finance at the ICMA Centre, Dr. Ogonna Nneji, recently featured in Creditflux, a leading industry credit magazine with around 10,000 readers in the credit markets. His short article was co-authored with Dr. Davide Avino, a research fellow at the Financial Mathematics and Computation Cluster (FMC2), University College Dublin Smurfit Business School and previous ICMA Centre PhD student. Their article titled “FindingContinue reading

Henley Challenge 2014

The Henley Challenge is an annual competition open to all students across Henley Business School, who are studying in the UK, which encourages the use of knowledge, skill and creativity. The challenge for students this year was to choose a business area studied at Henley to focus on and present to an audience of peers and academics their answer toContinue reading

Two ICMA Centre academics invited to speak at prestigious international conference

Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, and Volker Nienhaus, Visiting Professor, have been invited to speak at the upcoming conference organised by the CFA Institute, “Realising our Potential: Investing for Sustainable Growth”, 9-10 April-  in Jordan. The conference is the fifth Annual CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference and aims to bring together industry leaders. Leading business figures fromContinue reading

Richard Comotto featured in the Financial Times and the FT Alphaville blog

Richard Comotto, Senior Visiting Fellow at the ICMA Centre was featured recently in the Financial Times and on the FT Alphaville blog in articles regarding the shrinking of the Europe repo market over the second half of 2013. The article on the FT Alphaville blog on January 23rd 2014 was by Izabella Kaminska and is entitled ‘European Repo is on the decline’.Continue reading

ICMA Centre Industry Insights

We are pleased to announce our new seminar series ICMA Centre Industry Insights running during the Spring term. Selected practitioners, including senior bankers from the City of London with more than 15 years of experience will be coming to the ICMA Centre to provide exclusive information on key financial industry roles, helping students to make better informed career choices. Speakers will discussContinue reading