Christopher Nobes, corresponding academician for the United Kingdom of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) has received the prestigious Distinguished Academic Award of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), given annually by this institution that brings together the leading financial analysts in the country. Nobes be asked to deliver the keynote address at the annual conference of the BAFA, to be held in Edinburgh in April 2017.