Earle&Gomes in conjunction with META Financial Education present a series of practical and insightful webinar training sessions designed to get to the core of what you really need to know.

The sessions will initially cover a number of key hot topics in the current regulatory landscape.

Under each webinar session you will be able to view a recorded version to watch and enjoy at your leisure.

Miffed about MiFID II

MiFID II is the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

Have you all read the MiFID II Directive, the implementing directive, MiFIR, the ESMA Technical guidance and Q&A as well as the FCA’s consultative papers?

If the answer is not a resounding YES, then join this webinar to understand the core components about MiFID II, what it is, what does it mean and why does it matter?

Thursday 23 November 2017, 12:00

What is GDPR?

GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation.

Coming into effect in May 2018 the EU GDPR brings data protection legislation in line with technological advances and the current use of data.

Any firm which deals with customer data in the EU or EEA will need to comply. The impacts are broad and go far beyond current data protection laws with significant penalities.

Tuesday 28 November, 12:00

Conduct counts!

Unprecedented fines have and continue to be imposed across financial services and now its starting to get personal.

What does Conduct mean to you and your firm?

We focus on what good conduct means within your firm, the practical steps that should be taken to best serve your clients and protect your firm and the individual implications for your employees.

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 12:00

What is the SMCR?

The senior managers, certification and conduct rules regime ("SMCR") will be extended to all authorised firms in 2018.

Currently limited to the largest UK banks, investment firms and insurers, the SMCR has been in place now since 7 March 2016.

It will fundamentally change the way your employees operate within your firm and how you interact with the FCA.

Thursday 14 December 2017, 12:00

Focus on Financial Crime

Financial Crime, AML, ABC, PEPs, Sanctions, Cyber...the list of impacts as a result of inadequate understanding, systems and controls are significant.

This training session has been set up following guidance in Part I Chapter 7 of the overall Industry Guidance issued by the JMLSG.

It aims to cover your annual requirement with dynamic thought provoking insights.

Tuesday 19 December 2017, 12:00