02 Oct 2018
This one day event will provide a very practical overview of the new rules and what firms need to do to embed them within their organisations.
15 Oct 2018
The focus of this course is to update delegates on recent developments in lease accounting and taxation. It is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact of
taxation on leasing and how this has changed over recent years, and offers a useful update to your existing lease accounting and tax knowledge.
16 Oct 2018
The FCA has increased its efforts to fight every aspect of financial crime: money laundering,
terrorist financing, market manipulation and data theft.
The market regulator expects firms to understand where the risks lie, take appropriate steps to
combat financial crime, and react appropriately, all as part of the firm’s governance framework.
This course illustrates this real and significant threat to our industry and demonstrates how to
take a proactive approach to financial crime and enhance the policies, processes and
procedures firms currently have in place.
17 Oct 2018
In order to comply with the FCA regime operative since the 1st of April 2014, all employees in consumer credit firms will need to be familiar with the Consumer Credit Rulebook – (CONC), ensure compliance and understand how CONC affects the processes and procedures adopted by their company.
Attending this one-day briefing will help attendees understand the main provisions of CONC, discuss questions of interpretation, work through some practical examples and applications, understand how CONC fits into the wider FCA Handbook and ensure their firm is fully compliant with the consumer credit rules.
19 Oct 2018
The FCA’s main regulatory focus is now on whether firms have the right culture and the right products to deliver good outcomes for their customers.
This course will explore the FCA’s regulatory expectations and will give delegates practical guidance and enable them to undertake effective product reviews.
25 Oct 2018
This workshop provides a unique opportunity for FLA members to discover what a ‘culture audit’ needs to include, and compare the different approaches other firms are taking. It will look at how to identify and track culture credibly, and which indicators are most effective.
30 Oct 2018
The FLA’s half-day asset finance conference will explore what the impact of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ on the asset finance market. The programme will cover a range of topics including the type of technologies that will require funding in the future and the opportunities that the Fourth Industrial Revolution offers FLA member firms.
02 Nov 2018
This practical workshop aims to improve your knowledge, skills and confidence in working with customers who may be vulnerable. It will give you the opportunity to practice using these skills in the context of your day-to-day role.
05 Nov 2018
Using prior instances and shared experience, this course reviews a number of likely fraud possibilities. Opportunity is taken to understand how processes and procedures can be changed to minimise exposure to fraud.
06 Nov 2018
This one-day course provides delegates with an overview of the asset registration environment, best practice in conducting asset registration and how asset registration links through to key business functions and regulatory responsibilities.
07 Nov 2018
Over the past year Financial Crime has continued to move up FCA’s regulatory risk agenda.
Financial crime risks and threats are now core to FCA supervision.
This event will look at all the key current areas and risks across the financial crime landscape.
12 Nov 2018
Designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the leasing market (including risk, taxation, documentation, lease evaluation, risk assessment and fraud), this course follows the process of a lease from beginning to end, giving delegates a better understanding of the lessor/lessee position.
16 Nov 2018
This event will allow individuals to extend their learning about the new Regime and consider, on behalf of their business what areas, processes, documentation and record keeping systems will need reviewing and updating as a result of this new regime. It will allow Compliance & HR professionals to come together to learn from experience that has been gained in the banking sector, and to help them start to build their “to do” lists for project implementation.
19 Nov 2018
The course covers the essential aspects of operational risk management and its challenges in the financial services industry. Crucial topics such as selection and reporting of leading KRIs, demonstrating business value of risk management and the formulation of a risk appetite statement are detailed and debated. Growing topics such as information security and conduct metrics are also covered.
20 Nov 2018
This one day course offers creditors an opportunity to fully understand the legal framework that governs the motor finance sector and examines in detail how legislation such as the Consumer Rights Act, Sale of Goods Act and the Supply of Goods Act define the creditors’ obligations to their consumer credit customers.
22 Nov 2018
The FLA’s keynote motor finance event provides essential information to delegates on the major issues affecting the UK motor finance industry.
The convention attracts high-profile speakers to discuss current and emerging issues that impact the UK motor market and wider economy.
26 Nov 2018
This course focuses on helping FLA Members navigate the potential cyber-security vulnerabilities and threats faced in the hyper-connected world in which firms operate. The course will also concentrate on open-source intelligence, showing delegates how to use the Internet safely and effectively. For example, conducting searches for due dilligence or asset tracing without detection.
The course will also identify productive search techniques using both surface and deep web data. It will concentrate on advanced techniques, and new and emerging search engines. Additionally it will demonstrate how to review the effectiveness of data security safeguards and the significant changes caused by recent GDPR legislation.
30 Nov 2018
The Insurance Distribution Directive requires all relevant employees to undergo appropriate training and development.
The FCA has now put in place a requirement for any firm involved in these transactions, whether in an authorised capacity or as an appointed representative, to ensure that all affected employees comply with this directive. Firms must now ensure that appropriate employees complete a minimum of 15 hours of professional training and development each year.
04 Dec 2018
We are pleased to announce that the Christmas Drinks Reception will take place at The Royal College of Physicians.
This reception promises to be a great evening to celebrate the festive season with industry colleagues.
26 Feb 2019
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.