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AFB Virtual Compliance Expert Panel – Monitoring of Employee Communication in a Remote Working Environment: Regulatory Expectations & Current Practice

Are you aware of current regulatory expectations and best practice around the monitoring of your employees’ communication with clients and trading counterparties?


Green and Sustainable Finance Certificate 2021

The AFB is proud to partner with the Chartered Banker Institute to offer AFB members the opportunity to study the Certificate in Green and Sustainable Finance (CGSF).

Climate Risk Certificate 2021

The AFB is proud to partner with the Chartered Banker Institute to offer AFB members the opportunity to study the Certificate in Climate Risk, which has been developed jointly with the Chartered Body Alliance.

AFB ESG Series: Virtual Practice Workshop: Successful Preparation for the Implementation of PRA Climate Requirements

Are you ready for the implementation of PRA climate requirements (SS3/19) which are due at the end of 2021, and the key climate initiatives for the industry such as The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Emerging Regulatory Climate Stress Tests and Net Zero commitments?

Virtual Practice Workshop: The Role of Internal Audit in Managing Effective Boards
Undertaking board evaluations can be challenging, particularly for UK subsidiaries and branches of foreign banks. In this workshop, BDO will share industry experience and insights on the broader relationship between internal audit (IA) and the Board and explore the role that IA plays in the effectiveness of the Board.
AFB Virtual Seminar: How to Create an Effective Regulatory Reporting Framework

Do you know the key elements of a robust regulatory reporting framework and the importance of complete and accurate regulatory data?

The AFB is delighted to partner with KPMG LLP who will draw upon their extensive market-place experience of conducting skilled person reviews in a session specifically designed for foreign bank members. Experts from KPMG will highlight common industry practices and the Regulator’s expectations around regulatory reporting arrangements and regulatory data.

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Virtual Seminar: SS5/21 – International Banks: The PRA’s Approach to Branch and Subsidiary Supervision

On 26 July, the PRA published SS5/21 International banks: The PRA’s approach to branch and subsidiary supervision and PS 19/21 setting out its supervisory approach to international banks. The AFB is delighted to partner with PwC for this special seminar developed specifically for AFB members.  PwC will highlight and share best practice on the following key areas of the Supervisory Statement: governance, booking models, risk management, operational resilience, reporting, and information sharing requirements.

S3 2021 Virtual Internal Audit Expert Panel: Internal Audit and the Second Line of Defence

The AFB is delighted to partner with KPMG to support foreign banks in examining the role of intra-line collaboration and reliance for branches and subsidiaries of foreign banks. Getting it right can improve overall effectiveness and coverage but must be done carefully and with clarity of mind as to what differences inherently are intended to exist between the nature of work performed by the third line compared to the second line.