26 September 2016

Guest Article – Finance Accreditation Agency partners with SWIFT Institute to issue Research Summary Report

26 September – The Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) has partnered with the SWIFT Institute to produce a summary of research projects conducted through SWIFT Institute sponsorships.

The partnership arose from a mutual goal of bridging the gap between academia and the financial services industry and the shared appreciation of independent, industry-led research and the sharing of knowledge.

The report summarises 22 research projects underway which cover topics ranging from Renminbi internalisation to blockchain. The report summary can be found on FAA’s website at www.faa.org.my.

As an independent quality assurance agency supported by Bank Negara Malaysia, FAA ensures that practical research that guides the development of its frameworks, standards and services which support quality learning and development in the financial services industry. By assuring the quality of academic and industry learning programmes, FAA aims to help create both job-ready graduates, and high-quality professional development opportunities for them in their careers.

The SWIFT Institute acts as a catalyst for the exploration of ideas and the sharing of knowledge that can turn theoretical understanding into practical application. Through the sponsorship of industry-driven research, the SWIFT Institute provides a platform for academics and financial practitioners to engage and learn from each other.

For more information, please contact:

Ulrika Brunner, Director of Strategic Corporate Relations Division

Email: ulrika@faa.org.my

Tel: +603 2788 1227

Noor Shahidah Mohamed Salleh, Head of Strategic Corporate Relations Division

Email: shahidah@faa.org.my

Tel: +603 2788 1207

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