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Risk Management, Cyber security

Cyber joins business interruption as a leading global risk

Businesses have woken up to the fact that cyber risk is one of their biggest concerns, joining business interruption in joint first place in the Allianz Risk Barometer for 2019.

This influential survey from insurer Allianz questioned 2,415 experts...

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FCA, Financial Services

How London Capital & Finance misled investors

The recent collapse of London Capital & Finance (LCF) acts as a sharp reminder that, where investments are concerned, there needs to be absolute clarity as to the nature of what is being sold as well as who the provider is.

Of course, the fact the ...

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FCA, Brexit, Regulation update

The FCA’s business plan – learning from its key messages

Last month, the FCA produced its business plan for 2019-20, setting out key priorities and activities for the year ahead. There were plenty of nuggets to help firms  improve their risk profiles as well as a raft of insight into regulatory strategy.

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Financial Services, Compliance

Is Standard Chartered on the road to recovery?

Standard Chartered recently released its latest quarterly results, which show it is on course to deliver its key target to shareholders, with its share price rising by over 6% as a result.

Many shareholders will have been relieved as for many months;...

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Financial Crime, Insurance

‘Ordinary’ fraudsters warned: ‘It isn’t worth it’

Thinking about committing insurance fraud? The consequences could make life difficult as the latest campaign from Cifas, the cross-sector fraud data-sharing organisation, outlines. 

In recent years, organised crime activity has attracted more...

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FCA, UK Senior Managers Regime, SMCR

FCA shares experiences of SMCR in Banking

Very soon many of the organisations supervised by the FCA will have to conform to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). As many people know the SMCR already applies to UK banks, building societies, credit unions, branches of foreign...

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