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Welcoming GARP as an Academic Partner

The ICMA Centre is proud to announce its new academic partnership with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). The MSc Financial Risk Management is the first member of GARP’s Partnership for Risk Education in the United Kingdom. Through this partnership, our programme continues to align academic excellence and market intelligence, offering its graduates an insight of the new innovations in the area of risk management.Continue reading

Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance

The ICMA Centre, in partnership with Danos Associates, is pleased to announce the Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance.The award will consist of £2,000 for the highest achieving student on the ICMA Centre MSc Capital Markets, Regulation & Compliance programme. The Prize for Excellence in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance will be presented at the ICMA Centre on GraduationContinue reading

ICMA Centre India Scholarships for 2013

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce two scholarships for outstanding students from India for postgraduate masters study are available for 2013 entry in the ICMA Centre. Award details: 
The International scholarships will provide £5,000 off the cost of the tuition fees. Eligibility: 1. Applicants must be graduates from an Indian institution. 2. Students should apply for the scholarship at the sameContinue reading

Advance Credit And Project Finance- A Practical Case Study Approach Workshop

For more info please email info@henleymalta.com or phone on 00356 21311326. 

Annual ICMA Centre BBQ

The annual ICMA Centre BBQ took place last Thursday and despite the temperamental weather was very well attended. The clouds were lifted when Students saw the delicious range of food on offer and the sun even shone while everyone enjoyed an ice cream. The barbecue was a great chance to celebrate for those lucky enough to have finished their exams, or a chanceContinue reading

Academy of Economic Studies Scholarship

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce up to five scholarships of a maximum of £15,000 for our full-time Masters programmes are now available to students studying at the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. Scholarship Entry Criteria Achieved or expect to achieve excellent results at undergraduate level from a UK institution or the equivalent international qualification Submit a minimum GMAT score ofContinue reading

Major International Finance Conference at the ICMA Centre – Henley Business School

The ICMA Centre – Henley Business School will be hosting the 2013 European Financial Management Association (EFMA) annual meeting on 26-29 June. The conference program includes 252 research papers that will be presented by authors from 36 countries and 5 continents. Among the 84 parallel sessions that will take place over the 4 days of the conference, 4 will be completely dedicatedContinue reading

CISI Educational Trust Award

The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce the CISI Educational Trust Award. The award will consist of £2,500 and will be awarded to the student with the best overall marks in one of the ICMA Centre’s full time Masters degree programmes. The CISI Educational Trust Award will be presented at the ICMA Centre on Graduation Day (Friday 5th July – detailsContinue reading

A supplementary note on the systemic importance of collateral and the role of the repo market

A new supplementary paper from the ICMA’s European Repo Council, written by Richard Comotto, explains the importance of collateral to the stability and efficiency of the financial system. The paper highlights how the proposed Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) would impact the movement of collateral, posing significant systemic risks and interrupting the flow of money between banks, to governments and to theContinue reading

New Publication: Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical finance

A new book, edited by Professors Adrian Bell, Chris Brooks and Marcel Prokopczuk, seeks to present the quantitative techniques that are commonly employed in empirical finance research together with real world, state of the art research examples. The book, titled  ‘Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical finance’ is divided into 18 chapters, each written by international experts inContinue reading