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Three key questions for Consumer Duty – ‘So what?’ ‘why?’ and ‘how?’

16.04.24

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Three key questions for Consumer Duty – ‘So what?’ ‘why?’ and ‘how?’

Firms should now be thinking about their Board report at the end of the first full year of the FCA’s Consumer Duty rules.
UK Finance announces new Regulated Liability Network experimentation phase

15.04.24

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UK Finance announces new Regulated Liability Network experimentation phase

UK Finance has today announced work on a new UK Regulated Liability Network (RLN) experimentation phase with eleven of its members.
Orchestrating your way through financial crime prevention

15.04.24

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Orchestrating your way through financial crime prevention

The spectre of fraud and financial crime looms ever larger in the financial services sector. Britain lost more than £500 million to fraud in the first six months of 2023 alone, according to UK Finance.
Labour's plans for the financial services sector

12.04.24

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Labour's plans for the financial services sector

Rachel Reeves' 2024 Mais Lecture may have focussed on economics, but it shared key philosophical themes with the Labour Party's high-level policy statement on financial services (FS) Financing Growth: Labour's plans for financial services (the Plan). 
The Parker Review: Progress and challenges for ethnic diversity in UK boardrooms

11.04.24

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The Parker Review: Progress and challenges for ethnic diversity in UK boardrooms

The latest Parker Review shows encouraging progress on boardroom diversity for ethnic minorities, with 70 per cent of the FTSE250 now meeting the core target of having at least one minority ethnic director on their boards.
ATS: A New Type of Malware Threat

10.04.24

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ATS: A New Type of Malware Threat

There’s a new threat out there. One that lies dormant, waiting for the perfect time to strike. This threat is now the modus operandi for several complex strains of malware that bypass existing detection mechanisms. Automatic Transfer System, or ATS fraud, is on the rise.
2024 and beyond: The view from UK Finance’s M&A Conference

09.04.24

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2024 and beyond: The view from UK Finance’s M&A Conference

On 21 March, UK Finance hosted its inaugural Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Conference. We welcomed over 125 delegates ranging from advisory, legal and consultancy practitioners to companies, regulators, and government representatives.
The increasing pressure of regulatory change

08.04.24

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The increasing pressure of regulatory change

KPMG has just published the fourth edition of the biannual Regulatory Barometer.
NEDs and financial resilience: making you stronger

04.04.24

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NEDs and financial resilience: making you stronger

Non-executive directors can provide fresh perspectives, new ideas, and different problem-solving approaches, ideal for improving your organisation’s financial resilience.