Center For Financial Professionals

The Center For Financial Professionals (CFP) is an international research organization and the focal point for financial risk professionals to advance through renowned thought-leadership, knowledge sharing, unparalleled networking, industry solutions and lead generation.

CFP is driven by and dedicated to high quality and reliable primary market research. It is this market research that allows CFP to provide financial institutions, industry professionals and companies with unparalleled knowledge sharing through research projects and reports, peer-to-peer conferences, exhibitions, news, and reports.

Whether your objective is thought-leadership and networking at an international conference and exhibition, a focused training course to advance your knowledge and skillsets, or an independent research project to base your next thought-leadership report, CFP can provide the right service for you.

Featured Events


Stress Test Europe

Stress Testing Europe 2015

London, 29-30 September

Hear from over 20 Heads of Stress Testing from European Banks; Barclays, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Nomura, RBS, Credit Suisse and AIB on European Stress Tests as a tool for Capital and Risk Management

New Generation Operational Risk: Americas

New Generation Operational Risk: Americas

October 5-6

Hear from over 25 senior operational risk professionals on forward looking strategies to safeguard & ensure regulatory compliance, capital management, KRIs & technology threats.

Model Risk Management

Model Risk Management Masterclass

NYC, October 5-6

This highly intensive and interactive Masterclass will focus on methodologies of model validation as currently practiced in leading financial institutions. With a hands-on approach to industry best practices in model validation, taught by an experienced industry practitioner, the Masterclass is designed to provide attendees with an understanding of the essential regulatory requirements for model validation, illustrated by detailed case studies drawn from a variety of actual validation engagements.

Enterprise Risk Management 2015

Enterprise Risk Management 2015

NYC, October 27-28

Hear from over 20 senior risk on challenges faced by ERM professionals including: Embedding in strategy, reporting to the board, stress testing, model risk, cyber and technology, risk appetite & more.

Stress Test USA: DFAST Edition

Stress Testing USA: DFAST Edition

NYC, October 27-28

Hear from over 20 Senior Risk Experts from DFAST Institutions such as: SVB, WinTrust, Scottrade, PrivateBank, City National Bank, BOK, and TCF, on DFAST compliance and the crossover to CCAR.

Quant Risk Americas

Quant Risk Americas 2015

NYC, November 3-4

Join over 100 senior quant professionals to hear from more than 20 CROs and Heads to address the impacts of regulatory change on the quant risk professional. The Congress includes CCAR, DFAST, Model Risk, PPNR, FRTB, Value Adjustments and data impacts.

27th August 2015

IFRS 9 – Understanding the New Standard and the Strategic Implications

By Brandon Davies, Former Chairman, Premier European Capital & Gatehouse Bank, Treasurer, Barclays and Author 5 GARP Risk Academy Books  Ahead of Brandon’s anticipated participation at […]

Risk & Data Governance Report

Why Getting Your Risk Data into Shape Will Lead to Business Rewards

The Center for Financial Professionals (CFP) worked with Oracle Financial Services on the Risk & Data Governance report. The final report covers:

  • The current state of financial institutions’ preparedness for regulatory requirements
  • Data-management initiatives
  • Key challenges affecting FIs with respect to regulatory reporting
  • Key factors governing success of the risk-management processes
  • Importance of data governance
Risk and Data Governance

The Center For Financial Professionals recently collaborated with Parker Fitzgerald to research the views of financial risk, finance and accounting professionals to discover how prepared the industry is ahead of the implementation of IFRS 9. The report covers:

  • The success of leveraging capital models
  • How banks incorporate economic information into their impairment calculations
  • Forbearance and Modified Assets
  • Robustness of the IFRS 9 solution
  • Data challenges presented by IFRS 9
  • Progress made in developing IFRS 9 methodology and models
IFRS 9 Methodology: How Do You Measure Up?

Targeted and Tailored Partnerships

Advance Your Branding, Awareness, Industry Expertise, Thought-Leadership and Lead-Generation

Sponsorship and exhibition at CFP’s events offers unique networking, brand recognition and thought-leadership deliverance opportunities with senior industry professionals from around the world. Whether you want full branding across the event or simply a well-positioned exhibition stand, CFP’s sponsorship team will tailor the right package for you.