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Cyber security, Compliance

Facebook’s crypto-currency Libra aims to shake-up regulation

Facebook’s plans to launch Libra, a global crypto-currency, and a stable coin, is the talk of the regulatory world. But will it be a force for good or could it destabilise financial services and result in massive security problems?

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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 Crime, Cyber security

Regulator focus on vulnerable customers set to continue

The FCA are due to release further guidelines, in the coming months, in regards to identifying vulnerable customers. It’s vital that firms do their best to identify those who may need additional support and the regulator may well sanction those who...

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FCA, Financial Crime, Cyber security

Financial crimes of the future: can the regulators keep up?

Tackling financial crime can be an uphill battle, with criminals often employing new tactics and strategies in order to move the goalposts for regulators.

Attempting to stay one step ahead is therefore essential, with some understanding into the...

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FCA, Cyber security, Regulation update

Can the FCA take control of cryptoassets?

The FCA is becoming increasingly hands-on when it comes to cryptoasset regulation and one thing is clear, new rules are coming. Risk managers can expect a key update this summer when the regulator will report back on its consultation, which closed on...

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FCA, Cyber security

FCA warns ‘no end in sight’ to cyber threat risk

In the year to October, the FCA has revealed a 138% increase in reported technology outages, with 18% of these being cyber-related. The regulator called the rises ‘significant’ and is urging financial services firms to do more to reduce risk.

Speaking...

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