12 March 2018 - Economic Update webinar with Jim Power

CPD members are invited to join us at the "Economic Update" webinar with Jim Power

Economic Update


 Monday, 12 March 2018


  6pm - 7pm


 Jim Power, Chief Economist, Friends First

 CPD Hours

 This event is accredited for 1 CPD hour *


 €20 - QFAs, Registered Stockbrokers, APAs, Grandfathers, LCOIs and non designates
 Free - Certified Bank Directors
 Free - Chartered Bankers
 Free - Professional Bankers


 Online via MyInstitute

About the webinar:

Jim will be looking at prospects for the domestic and global economy for the coming year. There will be a particular focus on interest rates, exchange rates, bond yields and equity markets. Of course, Brexit and the Corporate Taxation will be very topical for Ireland over the coming year and both topics will be examined in some detail.


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Jim Power is owner manager of Jim Power Economics Limited, an economic and financial consultancy. In 2013, he co-founded CJP Consultants with Economist Chris Johns. Both companies carry out consultancy projects, public speaking, and training for a variety of public and private sector entities. 

He is Chief Economist to the Friends First Group and was previously Treasury Economist at AIB (1987-1991) and Chief Economist at Bank of Ireland Group Treasury (1995-2000). 

He is the author of the SIMI/DoneDeal Motor Industry Review and Friends First Quarterly Economic Outlook. He has a particular interest in Tourism, Regional Development and the Agri-Food sector. 

Jim writes a weekly column in the Examiner and is a frequent contributor to media. He lectures on the MSc Management at Smurfit School of Business, UCD, and he is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars both in Ireland and overseas. Jim is a board member of Agri-Aware and Chairman of Love Irish Food. He is also Chairman of Three Rock Capital Management, an investment firm. 

He is a native of Waterford, and is married with 2 sons. Waterford hurling is his passion!

CPD hours:

The webinar is accredited for 1 CPD hour for QFAs, Registered Stockbrokers, APAs, Grandfathers, Professional Bankers, Chartered Bankers and LCOIs. 

For QFAs, Registered Stockbrokers, APAs and Grandfathers this is relevant to all categories of retail financial products and for Professional Bankers and Chartered Bankers it is relevant to Specialist Content category.


The webinar's fee of €20 applies. For Professional Banker, Chartered Banker and Certified Bank Director as part of the designation fee this event is free.


The registration for the webinar will close at 2pm on the day of the event or earlier if we reach full capacity.

For event’s cancellation policy please see our event Terms and Conditions