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Outsourcing and Third-Party Risk - Understanding your Fourth parties

Managing third-party risk is high on the priority list for financial services firms in 2021, and for PRA regulated firms, the added requirement to comply with the new regulatory regime (SS2/21) means a fast-approaching deadline to focus minds.

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The FCA's Payments & E-Money wind-down guidance- One year on

The continued fallout involving the payments processor, Wirecard, serves as a timely reminder of the prudential regulatory requirements that came into effect for the UK Payments sector, almost a year ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Banking, Professional Services, Flexible, Talent Solutions

July 2, 2021
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New Workshop for Insurance Firms: Outsourcing & Third-party Risk Management

The deadline for compliance to the Prudential Regulation Authority's (PRA)  Outsourcing & Third-Party Risk Management policy is the 31st of March 2022. The PRA’s Outsourcing & Third-Party Risk ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Insurance, Professional Services, Flexible, SMCR, Learning, operational resilience, Third Party Risk Management

June 30, 2021
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Operational Resilience - A shift in tech investment focus

One of the things the global pandemic has shown us during the last 18 months is that no firm is immune to disruptions. Building an Operationally Resilient business is more crucial than ever but also ...

Topics: operational resilience, Vulnerable Customers

June 24, 2021
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Operational Resilience - 52% of Firms not getting Board Buy-In

With the FCA and PRA's deadline now defined for Financial Services firms to comply with the new Operational Resilience Policy Statement, financial services firms are indicating that they struggle to ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Insurance, Banking, Flexible, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

June 17, 2021
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How to Resource against your Operational Resilience Programme

With the recent publication of the PRA’s supervisory statement on Operational Resilience, firms are now in the process of building and delivering their response. At FourthLine, we are supporting ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Insurance, Banking, Professional Services, Flexible, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

June 7, 2021
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Operational Resilience- Main Learnings to Date

Intro On 29 March 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published their Policy Statements which include the final rules that in-scope firms will be ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Insurance, Banking, Professional Services, Flexible, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

May 25, 2021
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Operational Resilience Video Series: Expectations from the Regulators

FourthLine's Operational Resilience Senior Consultant, Matthew Reid, is producing a series of videos outlining key considerations when businesses set up their Operational Resilience framework. In his ...

Topics: Featured, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

May 21, 2021
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Operational Resilience Video Series: Testing Impact Tolerances

FourthLine's Operational Resilience Senior Consultant, Matthew Reid, is producing a series of videos outlining key considerations when businesses set up their Operational Resilience framework. In his ...

Topics: Featured, Talent Solutions, operational resilience

May 17, 2021
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