The City of London and Development of Financial Services Law - provides you with a broad introduction to the role played by the ‘City of London’ in the development of financial services ‘products’. You’ll gain an understanding of the basic principles of legislation, regulation and compliance in the financial services industry. Along with skills to support getting to grips with the legal language and workings.
Risk Management and Stress Testing for Financial Services Organisations – the 2007/08 ‘financial crisis’, was an example of poor portfolio risk management, and a key milestone in generating changes seen in industry today. As a direct result, the industry has, and continues to witness significant shifts in financial services risk management. This module will see you understand the contemporary risk management and stress testing for financial services organisations, including cyber risk and regulatory drivers.
Data Protection in Financial Services Organisations – examine the contemporary data protection developments related to the financial services industry. Including the fundamentals of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Global Financial Crime - the regulatory landscape, with particular reference to global financial crime, continues to evolve. This module will provide you with a broad understanding of global financial crime.
Compliance, Supervision and Enforcement - critically assess the compliance, supervision and enforcement of law within the financial services industry. You’ll explore a range of regulatory approaches and compliance monitoring processes, as well as the scope of enforcement powers.
Financial Services Complaints and the Financial Services Ombudsman - assess the nature of financial services complaints and examine the role of the Financial Ombudsman Service. At a time when payday loan criticism more than doubled last year, complaints handling, financial risk and communications have never been more important.
Marketing Financial Services - investigate the legal issues concerning consumer credit and financial promotions across a variety of platforms, including social networks and digital media.
Dissertation - you must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of the law. You will need to enhance your technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice.
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.