- 2013 AGM & Spring Drinks Reception
2 May 2013
We are pleased to announce that the 2013 AGM and Drinks Reception will take place in the King’s Fund at Cavendish Square in London.
- 2013 Automotive Financial Crime Conference
17 Apr 2013
The FLA’s fifth annual Automotive Financial Crime Conference is being held on Wednesday 17 April This popular one-day FLA conference is aimed at all vehicle funders (and associated industries) and will provide topical, expert insight on current financial crime, risk and fraud issues. It will also offer delegates advice on how to minimise the impact of this kind of crime on their businesses.
- 2013 The Future of Consumer Credit Regulation
9 Apr 2013
EVENT FULL - waiting list being maintained. In early 2013, the Government and the Financial Services Authority are expected to publish two consultation papers on a new regulatory regime for consumer credit under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This will be one of the most significant changes to the sector for a generation, affecting around £260 billion in outstanding credit and approximately 50,000 firms. These consultations will provide an insight into how the Government plans to regulate the sector from April 2014. This conference will provide lenders with an in-depth analysis of the Government’s proposals and their likely impact on the consumer credit industry.
- 2013 Annual Dinner
26 Feb 2013
The FLA’s Annual Dinner is the highlight of the finance and leasing industry’s social calendar and is always widely supported by the industry. At the 2012 dinner, 1,400 guests representing more than 100 companies heard from the Rt Hon Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon and broadcaster Jeremy Vine. They also enjoyed a magnificent dinner and unrivalled networking opportunities.
- 2012 Asset Finance Operations Conference
11 Dec 2012
Under the FLA Business Finance Code, FLA members are committed to promoting responsible trading between intermediaries and customers. This ensures that the customers of FLA members are protected from the unscrupulous actions of a minority of equipment suppliers, some of whose activities were reported earlier in the year by the national media. The FLA Asset Finance Operations Group has developed new guidance to help members mitigate the risks involved in dealing with equipment vendors and other intermediaries. The guidance covers over 50 best practices designed to avoid problems that can otherwise prove expensive and damage the reputations of both lessees and lessors. This year’s conference will include up to 30 presentations on best practices from the Operations Group Guidance. Plenary sessions will explore how the leasing industry can protect and enhance its reputation as a finance provider to both the business and public sectors.
- 2012 Christmas Drinks Reception
4 Dec 2012
We would like to invite you to the FLA Christmas Drinks Reception from 6.30pm at Armourers’ Hall, London EC2 on Tuesday 4 December. ARMOURERS’ HALL The Hall is situated on the corner of Coleman Street and London Wall. The Company has occupied this same site since 1346 when it was an inn known as the “Dragon and Five Shoppes”. With over 150 guests expected to attend, the reception promises to provide you with a great evening of festive networking. We hope that you and your colleagues will be able to join us.
- 2012 9th Annual Motor Finance Convention
22 Nov 2012 - 22 Nov 2012
As the Finance & Leasing Association’s keynote motor finance event, the convention is firmly established as the event for the motor finance and related industries. The convention attracts high-profile speakers to discuss topical issues that impact the UK motor market and wider economy.
- 2012 Annual Consumer Finance Conference
18 Oct 2012
The Government has proposed the transfer of consumer credit regulation from the Office of Fair Trading to the new Financial Conduct Authority. This will be one of the most significant changes in the history of financial services regulation – not least due to the sheer scale of the task. The conference will also include presentations on all the latest developments affecting consumer credit, (from both a policy and regulatory perspective) to ensure lenders are up-to-date and can prepare accordingly.
- FLA 20th Anniversary and Autumn Drinks Reception
4 Oct 2012
The Finance & Leasing Association celebrates its 20th Anniversary: the FLA officially came into existence in 1992, when the Equipment Leasing Association and Finance Houses Association merged to become the Finance & Leasing Association. To mark this special occasion we have chosen an exciting venue, Painter’s Hall for our celebratory drinks reception. Join us for a great evening of networking. This event is open to FLA members and their guests.
- 2012 Used Car Seminar
10 Jul 2012 - 10 Jul 2012
Organised in association with CAP, this third annual FLA Used Car Seminar will bring together expert speakers from all of the key stakeholders including dealers, lenders, manufacturers and auction houses. The theme of this year’s one-day event will be how best to use the latest technology available to the industry to boost the number of potential buyers and retain their custom in future years.