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What are the potential unintended consequences of PSR rules changes?

18.07.24

Blog

What are the potential unintended consequences of PSR rules changes?

The world is watching closely as the deadline looms closer for the UK Payment Systems Regulator’s (PSR) rule changes due in October.
King’s Speech reaction

17.07.24

Press release

King’s Speech reaction

David Postings, Chief Executive of UK Finance, comments on the 2024 King’s Speech
Guarding against the invisible enemy: Combating mobile malware

17.07.24

Blog

Guarding against the invisible enemy: Combating mobile malware

In today's global banking landscape, where transactions happen in milliseconds, the threat of mobile malware is escalating.
Watch out for holiday scams as criminals try to trick people this summer

16.07.24

Press release

Watch out for holiday scams as criminals try to trick people this summer

As summer approaches and we look for opportunities to take a break away in the sun, UK Finance’s Take Five to Stop Fraud campaign is warning customers to be alert to criminals offering fraudulent holiday deals that could leave people out of pocket.
Consumer Duty – Unintended Consequences (part two)

16.07.24

Blog

Consumer Duty – Unintended Consequences (part two)

As discussed in our previous article, there are a variety of unintended consequences that the industry could face from Consumer Duty.
Consumer Duty – Unintended Consequences (part one)

15.07.24

Blog

Consumer Duty – Unintended Consequences (part one)

We recently held a Consumer Duty roundtable with senior leaders within the retail banking sector.
The Ever-Changing Landscape of Artificial Intelligence

12.07.24

Blog

The Ever-Changing Landscape of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is fast becoming the hot topic across the globe because of its ability to reduce manual processes and concern around “deepfakes”, e.g. synthetic audio or videos created by Generative AI (“GenAi”), which mimics real humans.
Operational Resilience Testing for DORA Compliance

11.07.24

Blog

Operational Resilience Testing for DORA Compliance

Operational Resilience (OpRes) testing aims to ensure that financial institutions can continue their critical operations throughout severe disruptions.
Non-systemic firms and the regulator's direction for RRP compliance

10.07.24

Blog

Non-systemic firms and the regulator's direction for RRP compliance

Since the first set of regulatory requirements for recovery and resolution planning (RRP) were published in 2019 the topic has been a permanent item for board members’ consideration.