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Mastering governance and risk management: Beating the barriers to trade

Published: Thursday 01 February 2018

Join Halo Financial and an experienced panel of speakers for the ACCA Members events series starting next week, Beating the barriers to trade: mastering governance and risk management.
The events series begins with a free webinar this Friday lunchtime at 12.30pm.
This webinar from Halo Financial and ACCA focuses on the key barriers to trade faced by SMEs, such as volatile exchange rates and rising costs; identifying ways in which businesses can mitigate the risks involved with entering new markets.
This is the first in a series of events designed to help managing directors, financial directors, financial controllers, senior management and treasury departments to prepare for international expansion.
Accountants in practice will also be better equipped to guide clients past the obstacles to growth and explore appropriate risk management strategies.
David Johnson, Founding Director of currency specialist, Halo Financial, will discuss the importance of currency management in corporate governance, with practical examples and illustrations.
The webinar will be facilitated by Maria Trullenque, ACCA, and will cover:
  • An introduction to the International Trade Series of ACCA Member Network events – John Williams, UK Head of Employer Engagement, ACCA
  • Why a robust currency strategy is an integral part of risk management and corporate governance for businesses trading internationally
  • How currency market movements can affect profitability – and how you can protect against this risk
  • Case studies – surviving and thriving in times of uncertainty
  • Introduction to Halo Financial
  • Q&A with David Johnson – facilitated by Maria Trullenque
About David Johnson, Founding Director, Halo Financial
David has been in the FX industry for over 24 years. As a Founding Director of Halo, David has responsibility for back office, settlements and compliance matters. He is a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) and a member of the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA).
David is regularly called upon for media comment, having been a regular guest on CNBC and Bloomberg television; being interviewed for BBC radio; and is responsible for writing a wide variety of articles for a range of publications and websites; from the national press and business media, to trade titles, detailed financial journals and the property and migration press.

The link to register for the webinar can be found here: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1583798/6EAC3C307AAF33A94A455908DD55ECC4
The events schedule can be found on the ACCA website:

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