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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, 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, Financial Crime, whistleblowing

Whistleblowers’ rights move to centre stage

Risk managers should be prepared for potential new laws that may be enacted to ensure whistleblowers are subject to fair treatment, anonymity and possibly financial reward.

This follows concerns that those blowing the whistle can face extreme...

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Risk Management, incident management, Financial Crime

New Financial Crime Risk and Reporting Considerations for 2017

The UK financial services sector is a prime target for criminal activities including fraud, theft, tax evasion, money laundering and counterfeiting.  The FCA has highlighted financial crime  as one of its key priority areas for 2017. “It is imperative...

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