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AFB Seminar: Digitising Global Trade & Supply Chains – The Electronic Trade Documents Act (2023) and the Adoption of Digital Negotiable Instruments
AFB is delighted to partner with Sullivan & Worcester and Arqit for a seminar on the recently enacted Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023 (ETDA), and the resulting opportunities for banks to use Digital Negotiable Instruments (DNIs) in trade and supply chain finance.
AFB’s Annual General Meeting 2024
After 10 years serving on the AFB Board and 6 years as AFB’s Chair, Bill Smith will step down at this AGM. As a thank you for all his hard work and support over the years, we will hold a drinks and networking reception following the AGM. We hope that you will be able to join us for this well-deserved celebration.
AFB Practice Workshop: Mind the Gap – The Pitfalls of Weak Trade Finance Controls
This in-person workshop, in partnership with Guidehouse, will examine real-life scenarios faced by banks providing trade finance services, and consider where shortcomings in financial crime controls may fail to prevent the potential facilitation of illicit activities.  
AFB Practice Workshop: How can Banks Measure and Monitor Culture, Diversity and Inclusion?
This interactive practice workshop, in partnership with BDO LLP, will help AFB members understand the importance of culture and D&I in the regulatory context.  It will help delegates learn how to establish effective culture and D&I frameworks, as well as highlight how banks can measure and monitor culture and D&I using employee data and management information.  
AFB Training Workshop: Foundation Level – Looking at Conduct through the Lens of Culture
A one-day foundation course designed to build an understanding of conduct risk and how it relates to culture, deep dive into the approach and metrics to measure conduct risk, and introduce methods and tools to influence and change behaviour.
AFB Training Workshop: Advanced Level – Looking at Conduct through the Lens of Culture
A half-day advanced course designed to support senior executives (including senior risk/compliance staff) a with a pre-existing intermediate level of understanding of both conduct risk and culture, to explore their specific conduct risk concerns and build an understanding of how to address regulatory challenge and provide effective insight to the Board.
Climate Risk Certificate
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.