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Operational Resilience | Important Business Services Identification (IBS) - Challenges and Lessons Learnt

Most dual-regulated and SMCR enhanced firms have made progress with operational resilience. However, we’ve found that inertia arises frequently when identifying Important Business Services (IBS).

Both large and small firms seem to encounter a common set of challenges at this phase.

Sam Tyler, one of our Risk and Resilience Analysts, outlines some of these challenges.

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Investment platforms receive Operational Resilience 'Dear CEO' letter

On 26 July, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) sent a Dear CEO letter to Investment Platforms, setting out reminders of their expectations for Operational Resilience.

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

August 6, 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 ...

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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