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  • GoAir awards UAE exchange India as the best sales agent

    UAE Exchange India received Best Sales Agent Award for outstanding Business contributions from GoAir in the lively function held at Le-Meridian, Kochi on 22 February 2017. Top travel agents from South...


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  • IndiaFirst Life hopes to double profits in FY17: Chief

    Private life insurer IndiaFirst Life Insurance is hoping to double its profits in FY17 from Rs 7.72 crore seen in FY16. Talking to Moneycontrol, RM Vishakha, MD & CEO, said rural and digitised mas...


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  • Discover Financial Services (DFS) Stake Boosted by Tredje AP fonden

    Tredje AP fonden raised its position in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) by 16.6% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 41,855 shares of the financial services prov...


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  • THE MATTHEW K. FOSH BUYS 66 SHARES OF NOVAE GROUP PLC (NVA) STOCK

    Novae Group Plc (LON:NVA) insider Matthew K. Fosh bought 66 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 3rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 682 ($8.38) per ...


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    http://dailyquint.com/2017-02-16-matthew-k-fosh-purchases-66-shares-of-novae-group-plc-nva-stock/3946
  • Abu Dhabi’s new $125 billion sovereign fund takes shape

    Abu Dhabi is close to finalizing the merger of two of its largest sovereign wealth funds—Mubadala Development Co. PJSC and International Petroleum Investment Co. The combined entity, which will ...


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    http://www.livemint.com/Money/JtFy2KIRnwqDyLkvtjYJbP/Abu-Dhabis-new-125-billion-sovereign-fund-takes-shape.html3941
  • India’s bond volatility soars fivefold on RBI policy black box

    When it comes to India’s monetary policy, Credit Agricole CIB says it almost makes sense to expect the unexpected. Such scepticism from Dariusz Kowalczyk, Hong Kong-based senior emerging-market ...


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    http://www.livemint.com/Money/LXJESvJYPFRKNRZuWptxpK/Indias-bond-volatility-soars-fivefold-on-RBI-policy-black-b.html3931
  • Insurance firms fix low rates, put farmers in trouble

    The drought-hit farmers are now a worried lot, upset over the  Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and private insurance companies. According to farmers, the private insurance companies are trying t...


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    http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2017/feb/09/insurance-firms-fix-low-rates-put-farmers-in-trouble-1568598.html3921
  • Swiss Re plans parametric quake cover using USGS ShakeMap data

    Global reinsurance giant Swiss Re is planning to launch a new parametric earthquake re/insurance product soon. The new product, dubbed Swiss Re QUAKE, will utilise USGS ShakeMap data to structure trig...


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    http://www.artemis.bm/blog/2017/02/09/swiss-re-plans-parametric-quake-cover-using-usgs-shakemap-data/3926
  • Capital Bank Supports Umnyat’s Friends of Labib Program

    Capital Bank has announced that it will support Umnyat Organization’s Friends of Labib program, which aims to develop young students’ emotional intelligence and social skills, to help buil...


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EVENTS

Conferences

2017 Insurance and Risk Linked Securities Conference

2017 INSURANCE AND RISK LINKED SECURITIES CONFERENCE

February 26-28, 2017
The SIFMA Insurance- and Risk-Linked Securities Conference (IRLS 2017) features industry experts, sponsors and institutional investors discussing this evolving marketplace, product design and innovation, and emerging trends. Join us for diverse and interactive discussions with dynamic and thought-pr...

Legal update (including money laundering and PI issues)

LEGAL UPDATE (INCLUDING MONEY LAUNDERING AND PI ISSUES)

March 01-28, 2017
The course will include the following but also additional material reflecting the most recent developments in the period leading up to the course. Aimed at practitioners dealing with small and medium sized companies.

BANK ACCOUNTS, OUTSOURCING, ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND MANAGING RISK - LONDON

BANK ACCOUNTS, OUTSOURCING, ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND MANAGING RISK - LONDON

February 28-28, 2017
This practical course will give you useful tools to develop the way small groups or small charities manage basic financial areas.  You will learn about essential banking and money management practices and what questions to ask when considering moving to an external financial provider.  Thi...

INVESTMENT COMPANIES CONFERENCE, ‘THE VIEW’

INVESTMENT COMPANIES CONFERENCE, ‘THE VIEW’

February 28-28, 2017
The J.P. Morgan Investment Companies Forum will give investors a front row view of the biggest themes in the sector at the moment, as well as a more detailed look at specific funds in the space. The conference format will include panel discussions with management.For more information, please contact...

Darden-SNL Executive Program In Bank Financial Leadership

DARDEN-SNL EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN BANK FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP

February 20-24, 2017
The Darden-SNL Executive Program In Bank Financial Leadership, organized by the SNL Knowledge Center will take place from 20th February to the 24th February 2017 at the Darden School of Business,University of Virginia in Charlottesville, USA. The conference will cover areas like Strategic approaches...

Mobile Banking and Digital Wallet Summit

MOBILE BANKING AND DIGITAL WALLET SUMMIT

February 23-24, 2017
Mobile banking is experiencing massive disruption driven by innovative new entrants, existing players, disruptive technology and tech savvy consumers. The Mobile Banking and Digital Wallet Summit, set for 23-24 February 2017, in Barcelona will help attendees get answers to the hottest questions of t...

Liquidity, Funding and Treasury

LIQUIDITY, FUNDING AND TREASURY

February 22-24, 2017
Treasury departments at banks across Asia have never before been under as much strain as they are now. With the LCR bedding now and NSFR implementation plans well underway, attention is firmly focused on how products and business can thrive in the new environment. Banks have to understand the import...

iFX EXPO Asia 2017

IFX EXPO ASIA 2017

February 21-23, 2017
The finance industry is extremely fast paced. From massive market movements that shake the floors, regulatory updates, news and changes to shifts and developments in technology - our sessions cover it all. Two days packed with keynotes, panels and workshops with the goal of sharing knowledge and kno...

 

Webinars

FEB 28, 2017 | 12:00PM-
E-MORTGAGES: OVERVIEW & CONSIDERATIONS
Every industry is experiencing profound change as companies seek out new ways to utilize digital technologies to upend existing business models and create new opportunities. The residential mortgage industry is no different as digitalization is occurring across our entire industry. MBA Edu...
MAR 01, 2017 | 9:00 AM-
RISK MANAGEMENT - THE BASICS
This course is going to review the basics of risk management. Insurance is a form of risk transfer. In order to transfer the risk, an insurance professional first has to analyze the business customer’s exposures to loss to determine those that should be transferred to insurance, thos...
MAR 06, 2017 | 12:00PM-
MARCH 6, 2017 - TRUST INSTRUMENTS: WHAT TAX PREPARERS MUST KNOW
Lawyers typically draft trust documents, but it falls to tax professionals to manage the tax aspects of trusts. How the trust instrument is worded can create a certain tax result. Learning to read the documents and spot the language affecting the tax treatment of a trust is critical to mak...
MAR 06, 2017 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm-
EXCEL® FUNDAMENTALS FOR BANKERS
Microsoft® Excel® is a very powerful spreadsheet program that has many practical uses. It can be used in many ways to help with the day-to-day operations of a bank and its employees and the financial professional. From basic math, to many built-in financial and statistical function...
MAR 09, 2017 | 9:00 AM-
ETHICS AND INSURANCE AGENT LIABILITY
Ethics training is a required in most states for licensed insurance agents/brokers/producers. This course will focus on the following topics: Background on Ethics Ethics and the Insurance Work Place Identify major considerations in determining liability of insurance agents and possible E&a...
MAR 10, 2017 | 1:00 PM-
LEVEL-FUNDED PLANS
Learn the pros and cons of a self-funded insurance plan design and understand the specific level funding option to see if this is the best fit for you. Within the world of group insurance, there are a few different ways to design your plan. Due to the fact that the insurance cost is typica...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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PRINCIPLES OF LAND TITLE EXAMINATION IN CALIFORNIA
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CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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VOLUNTEERING FOR TROUBLE? CLASSIFYING, MANAGING AND DISCIPLINING VOLUNTEERS
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NEW YORK PROPERTY TAX UPDATE
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