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FCA releases final Guidance on Vulnerable Customers

Tuesday 23rd February saw the FCA release their follow-up to the 2020 Guidance Consultation (GC) on Vulnerable Customers – Finalised Guidance (FG21/1) for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers.

Built out further with the FCA’s own experiences of the Covid-19 Pandemic and feedback from respondents, the Guidance does not look markedly different from last year’s GC but does make a number of points firms should take on board and consider.

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UK FinTechs’ response to Wirecard failure

On Friday 26th of June , the FCA ordered Wirecard’s UK-subsidiary Wirecard Solutions Limited to immediately “halt all regulated activities” in the UK.

Topics: Featured, Professional Services, Financial Crime

July 6, 2020
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Operational Resilience in the face of COVID-19

COVID-19 has now officially been declared a Pandemic by the World Health Organisation and a public health emergency, impacting people’s lives, businesses and the wider economy.

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

March 12, 2020
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Do women need to be "man-shaped" to get ahead in the legal profession?

Many sources, including the law society, cite the fact that since 1990, over 60% of lawyers joining the profession have been women – a promising statistic that unfortunately doesn’t display the full ...

Topics: Insider, Featured, Legal, Professional Services, Talent Solutions

November 25, 2019
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Who you should hire today to meet tomorrow's risks and regulations

FourthLine's Director of Talent Services, Dan Waltham discusses 8 essential areas companies should recruit for now in order to ensure future effective risk and regulation management.

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Legal, Risk Management, Investment Management, Professional Services, Technology Media and Telecoms, Talent Solutions

November 11, 2019
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Changes and Developments within International Arbitration Law

A conversation with a senior international arbitration specialist about the changes he’s seen over his career and the changes he believes are coming in the future.

Topics: Legal, Professional Services, Technology Media and Telecoms

November 8, 2019
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Investments in Legal Tech hits record high

In the last few years, the growth of investments in legal tech companies were not high. But in 2018, there happened to be explosive growth and the total amount of investment became greater than ever ...

Topics: Legal, Professional Services, Technology Media and Telecoms

October 31, 2019
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How Brexit Will Affect UK Data Flows

Experienced data privacy professional Elena Riazanova explores the effects that Brexit will have on UK data flows and suggests how you can prepare your organisation.

Topics: Banking, Professional Services, Consumer, Technology Media and Telecoms, Data Privacy & Information Security

February 21, 2019
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Developing Talent Within A Changing Landscape

The pace of change within the risk and compliance sector means that investing in training and developing your risk staff has never been more important.

Topics: Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, Professional Services, Financial Crime

November 16, 2018
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