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Topics: FSA, Blog

FSA Twin Peaks: 4 tips for dealing with regulatory change

Last July, Xactium published an insight into the FSA’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Model. On the 1st April these regulations will be fully implemented. These significant changes will no doubt affect all manner of global organisations alongside the financial sector....

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Topics: Role Management, Blog

Questions the Board should be asking

Since the financial crisis, Boards of Directors have been under increasing pressure to cultivate a new working regime which benefits the customer base and ensures the future prosperity of the company. The obligation of the Board to meet the needs of...

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Topics: Role Management, Risk Management, Blog

Put people risk at the top of your agenda warns report

Risk Management is an ever increasing concern for the business world. Economic instability is continuing and large organisations continue to find themselves in the public eye for scandals such as tax avoidance and LIBOR fixing. Despite the awareness...
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Topics: Risk Management, Blog

Horse meat scandal: why were the risks not fully considered?

The recent media frenzy regarding the content of processed meat products has intensified questions and concerns about the depth and robustness of the meat industry’s tests and regulations. The saga began last month when beef produced by an Irish meat...

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Topics: Risk Management, Blog, Basel 3

Basel III changes boost European banks' shares

When the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published their Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) in December 2010 banks warned of the potential impact on lending.

Last week the committee responded positively by updating the regulations, easing...

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Topics: Risk Management, Blog

Deconstructing the Modern Risk Management Approach

A recent survey by Deloitte has highlighted a number interesting risk management trends. Deloitte interviewed over 190 CIO's in a wide variety of industries regarding their reaction to risk in the current highly volatile environment.

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Topics: Role Management, Risk Management, Blog

Don't Forget the Importance of HR in Risk Management

The area of Human Resources should not be forgotten when considering your organization's strategy for managing risk and compliance.  With myriad responses to regulations in the pipeline - such as AIFMD, Solvency II, Basel III, Fatca, and so on, it is...

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Topics: Blog, banking

Billion dollar banking fines: how can they be avoided?

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Topics: Risk Management, Blog

The UK National Risk Register: A Missed Opportunity?

Today’s post is written by Andy Evans, CEO at Xactium. Andy writes about his experience of attending a recent lecture by Professor Sir John Beddington, on the UK's National Risk Register, hosted by Nottingham Trent University. Sir John is Government...

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