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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

ICMA Centre research featured in Spanish Newspaper ‘Expansión’

Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, was featured recently in the Spanish Newspaper ‘Expansión’ (http://www.expansion.com/). On 02/01/2014 an article titled ‘Clubes cotizados: mejor despidos que dimisiones’ explored the relationship between the performance of football managers and their likelihood of being sacked. The article featured the publication of Professor Adrian Bell, Professor Chris Brooks and Dr Tom Markham titled: ‘TheContinue reading

Financial regulation and how business schools are rebalancing learning to help create a safer financial future

Professor John Board, Dean of Henley Business School and Director of the ICMA Centre, was recently interviewed by the Financial Times on the subject of financial regulation and what business schools can do to help create a safer financial industry. John discussed with Emma Boyde, Business Education Reporter at the FT, that regulation and an increase in prosecutions has helpedContinue reading

BBC South today broadcast live from the ICMA Centre

Professor Adrian Bell, Head of the ICMA Centre, was interviewed by BBC South on Thursday 05 December 2013. The BBC broadcasted live from one of the ICMA Centre’s dealing rooms which was filled with students engaging in a trading simulation. The interview was reflecting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. When asked about the Autumn Statement and economic growth in the Thames Valley, Professor Adrian Bell replied: ”IContinue reading

Professor Adrian Bell to present at the Financial Services Forum annual conference 2013

The Financial Services Forum annually invites a broad range of industry leaders, academics and researchers to share what the future holds for the financial services industry in B2B marketing. Presentations include: considered first-hand experiences from leading B2B practitioners, parallels between medieval and modern age finance, global perspectives of best practice B2B marketing and the political and regulatory challenges in this space.Continue reading