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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

Studies in the History of Finance, new book series launch

The ‘Palgrave Studies in the History of Finance’ series, edited by Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, Dr Tony Moore, ICMA Centre Research Associate and D’Maris Coffman, Director of Centre for Financial History, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, is set to launch on 30 January, 2014 at Heffers Book Shop, Cambridge. The first book in the series, titled, ‘ExciseContinue reading

Dr Kappou appointed as co-Director of London Chapter of GARP

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce that Dr. Konstantina Kappou, MSc Financial Risk Management Programme Director, has been appointed as the co-Director of the London Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Nadia is a lecturer in Finance at the ICMA Centre and an alumna. She holds a PhD in Finance and an MSc in International SecuritiesContinue reading

2013: the year in News

It has been another fantastic year at the ICMA Centre filled with new records, recruits and partnerships. This year we celebrated our 20th annual intake of postgraduate students and launched a new postgraduate programme, and a new undergraduate programme. We were delighted to announce that the ICMA Centre BSc in Finance and Investment banking became an official CFA Program PartnerContinue reading

Chinese Companies in the UK and US: Prospects and Concerns article featured in Boao Review Magazine

Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, Dr Zhiyao Chen and Yeqin Zeng have recently written a long form article titled ‘Chinese Companies in the UK and US: Prospects and Concerns’. The article was published in January’s edition of Boao Review Magazine, a Journal of Economic Commentaries for the Asia-Pacific Region. The article notes how the past twenty yearsContinue reading