ACI UK News and Coming Events!

ACI Exam suite accredited in UK for Continuing Professional Development

Following on from the recent announcement of ACI UK's membership of The CPD Certification Service (CPDUK), we are delighted to announce that CPDUK has now assessed and certified the ACI Dealing Certificate, ACI Operations Certificate and ACI Model Code Certificate as meeting established global principles for Continuing Professional Development. As such, these exams are 'CPD-eligible' for ACI UK members pursuing CPD goals within their organisations. Further, ACI Certificates issued to UK members in the last 6 months can be included in CPD targets.

ACI UK is committed to promoting, through education, the highest global standards of professionalism, competence and ethics in financial markets. Recognised, independent CPD certification adds further value to the ACI exam suite for individuals pursuing CPD objectives as well as organisations and institutions that require employees to take ACI exams as a mandatory element of internal training.

For more information contact Oliver Madden (oliver.madden(at)aci-uk.com). To learn more about the ACI exam suite, go to www.aci-uk.com/edu_examsuite.html

ACI UK Charity Golf Day 2014 - LCH Clearnet overall winners; over £5k raised from auction and raffle

The 16th ACI UK Charity Golf Day took place on July 14 2014, at The Buckinghamshire Club. LCH Clearnet were overall winners, followed by Caplin, with Flextrade third. Other winners were Dan Beale, Citi (Longest Drive), Gary Field, FXDD (Straightest Drive), Andrew Brown, BBVA (Nearest Pin in 2 on 8th) and Jeff Chadney, Gain GTX (Nearest Pin in 2 on 2nd). Congratulations to all of our winners and a very big thank you to all participating teams for a great competition. Click here for full details of team and individual scores and other game stats.

Thanks to the fantastic generosity of participants (and the contributors of the auction/raffle items) over £5,000 was raised for charity. ACI UK was also very proud to present its 52nd Variety Sunshine Coach to a most deserving organisation, the Mabel Prichard School in Oxford.

As always, we are enormously grateful to all of our event sponsors and supporters which this year included CME, our diamond sponsor; ADS Securities (VPAR tracking system); MarkitSERV (breakfast); Flextrade (golf buggies); TraderMade (pre-lunch drinks), R5FX (on-course refreshments), Caplin, LMAX, ParFX and many others.

Thanks also to the hard work of the organising Committee, led by Al Crane, for delivering another hugely successful and enjoyable event.

A comprehensive write up of the event detailing all results, sponsors and supporters will be circulated shortly.

Auction final results and team results auction and raffle:

£ 1805 raised in the raffle
Auction raised £ 3280
Total £ 5085
IPAD Mini £ 370
Guitar signed by The Rolling Stones not sold
2 Tickets Arsenal Southampton 2nd December 19:45 kick off £ 160
IPAD £ 350
2 tickets to 2014/15 season Spurs home game £ 220
4 tickets for Chelsea or Arsenal home game 2014/15 season £ 320
4 x £100 vouchers for City Social restaurant £ 800
Lee Evans at the O2 - for 15 people! £ 750
Manchester United shirt signed by Sir Alex Ferguson £ 310

Dealing Simulation Course 2014 - registration open/early bird discount to 31 July Click here to download the Registration Form to attend the 2014 Dealing Simulation Course. It will take place from 17-21 November at the Marriott Hotel, Bexleyheath - around 15 miles from the City of London. Full details of the course available here or download the brochure here . Please note that there is an early bird discount for registrations received before 31 July 2014. Contact sue.attwood(at)aci-uk.com for more details.

ACI joins The CPD Certification Service - Membership provides recognised, independent CPD accreditation (compatible with global CPD principles) for UK ACI members, underpinning our mission to promote the highest global standards of professionalism, competence and ethics in financial markets through ongoing education. For more information go to the ACI-UK examsuite website or contact oliver.madden(at)aci-uk.com.

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