On 8 November, HM Treasury announced that 93 firms across the financial services sector have now signed the Women in Finance Charter, which reflects the UK government’s aspiration to see gender balance at all levels across financial services firms. These firms have committed to promote gender diversity by implementing key industry actions as recommended in THE REVIEW into the representation of women in senior managerial positions in financial services by Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO, Virgin Money, published on 22 March.

After a long history of working with HM Treasury on a variety of successful high-level events, City & Financial Global is organising this event, hosted at Bloomberg’s headquarters.

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This highly topical summit explores how best councils and the private sector can work together to meet the Government’s ambitious targets.


Insurance Linked Securities, closely related to risk linked securities and catastrophe bonds, are one of the fastest growing parts of the insurance market. But London has missed out on much of the business to date because the UK does not have rules which allow ILS to be issued, so it has lost out to other jurisdictions.

The recent Review of data-security, consent and opt-outs by Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian of Health & Care has reaffirmed the challenge of information security across an evolving health and care system. The solution lies in successfully integrating people, processes and technology, which NHS Digital is supporting through an expanded offer for its many valued partners.

It has been one year and a half since Iran, The United States and five other world powers reached a deal designed to limit Tehran’s nuclear programme. As a result, the United Nations lifted all nuclear-related sanctions and the EU lifted many bilateral sanctions on Iran’s banking and energy sectors. Slowly but surely, progress is being made towards establishing normal trade relations between the UK and Iran.

This event will examine the latest developments in the cyber security issues financial institutions are facing, with particular emphasis on cyber resilience, cyber security culture, supply chain security and the protection of critical financial infrastructure, as well as risk mitigation strategies.