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Event: Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

Starting on: Monday 19th of September, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

In January 2016, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a standards document commonly referred to as the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). The changes outlined in this document have a significant impact on banks globally - they cover numerous aspects of the trading book, including the definition of the trading book and trading desks, risk measurement and capitalization, and the supervision of internal risk models.

Event: Data Mining in Finance

Starting on: Monday 14th of November, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

The amount of data available to manage risk in a portfolio as well as the information needed to perform a thorough financial analysis of a company grow at an ever increasing speed. Moreover, data can no longer be gathered from one single source of information.

Event: The xVA Challenge: Counterparty Risk, Collateral, Funding and Capital

Starting on: Monday 12th of September, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

This course explains and describes the valuation adjustments in derivatives pricing in relation to counterparty risk, collateral, funding and capital components. The ideas are built up sequentially and workshops are used to develop the key ideas including simulation of exposure, the impact of risk mitigants and calculation of CVA, DVA, FVA, ColVA, KVA and MVA.

Event: Advanced Equity Options: Trading and Risk Management

Starting on: Monday 24th of October, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

This course gives you an in-depth understanding of how the Black-Scholes-Merton framework is currently used in the market, including its modifications, elucidating the equivalent probabilistic approach and detailed discussion of volatility surface issues.

Event: Electronic Trading

Starting on: Monday 5th of December, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

An analysis of the current state of electronic trading in both Equities and Fixed Income markets with a close look at the electronic Foreign Exchange markets.

Event: Course list Overview Teacher Outline Electronic Trading

Starting on: Monday 26th of September, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

An analysis of the current state of electronic trading in both Equities and Fixed Income markets with a close look at the electronic Foreign Exchange markets.

Event: Advanced Modelling and Analysis of Commodity Derivatives

Starting on: Wednesday 16th of November, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

This 3-day intensive programme reviews the best practice in quantitative modelling for commodity derivatives. The emphasis is on the pricing, hedging, and risk management of energy and metals derivatives and their price behaviour within the commodities market. Excel-based practical exercises will cover:

Event: Blockchains and Distributed Ledger Technology

Starting on: Monday 7th of November, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

Get past all the hype around blockchains and gain a definitive understanding of the current state, as well as realistic expectations, of this technology. Learn how distributed ledgers can be used to improve the security and accuracy of financial transactions and derivatives contracts.

Event: Managing FX Risk Using Derivatives

Starting on: Thursday 13th of October, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

In our globalized world, there are few areas of business left untouched by Foreign Exchange (FX) risk. This programme will give you the confidence to manage FX risk – using a variety of derivatives products – and to identify, measure, reduce and report different kinds of FX risk.

Event: LFS Capital Markets Intensive Programme

Starting on: Monday 5th of September, 2016. Posted by: LFS- Capital Markets Learning.

Go beyond the basics and gain sound knowledge of capital markets. This programme incorporates the macro-economic environment and essential foundations of the market such as the mechanics of securities and derivatives in Fixed Income, Equity, Credit, Commodities and FX. Risk management and regulation complete the programme, offering an all-round view of capital markets that will equip professionals to succeed in their roles in banking and asset management. The programme also benefits professionals working in ancillary roles and in finance or treasury departments in publicly listed companies.