Managing Vulnerable Customers and the Regulatory Burden

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) second consultation into principles of business (GC20/3) closed at the end of September 2020. During the period between closure of the first consultation (GC19/3) in October 2019 and publication of the second Consultation in July 2020, Covid-19 strengthened the FCA’s perspective on customer vulnerability, which can also be clearly identified in April’s Business Plan as well as GC20/3.

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FCA Director sets out expectations of firms around mortgage forbearance

Speaking as he introduced the Mortgage Forbearance Webinars, which are being used to help firms prepare for the next phase of supporting mortgage customers through the pandemic, Jonathan Davidson ... October 8, 2020
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SMCR implementation: will your business be ready in time?

With COVID-19 forcing nearly 50,000 solo regulated firms in the UK into reprioritising activities to ensure continuity and operational resilience during the pandemic, the Senior Managers and ...

Topics: Insider, Featured, Legal, Investment Management, Banking, Consumer, Technology Media and Telecoms, Talent Solutions, SMCR

September 28, 2020
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The FourthLine Careers Podcast: Ep 01 - Data Protection, Imposter Syndrome & Creating your own opportunities with Tash Whitaker

At FourthLine, connecting top talent with some of the leading firms within the risk and regulatory/legal/finance sectors is what we do best. However,  there is no clear-cut path way to achieving the ...

Topics: Featured, Data Privacy & Information Security

September 24, 2020
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Why FinTech companies are heading to Lithuania

In recent years, Lithuania has stood out as the go to place for companies within the financial sector to set up shop. September 14, 2020
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FourthLine welcomes Ross Molyneux to head up our new Risk Consulting service

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Risk advisory & Consulting service which is led by Ross Molyneux. September 10, 2020
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Changing the narrative around D&I with Sonya Barlow

For many, 2020 has been a year of reckoning.

Topics: Insider, Featured, Talent Solutions

September 7, 2020
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How has COVID-19 affected new hires and leavers?

Looking back on the last eight months, it would be a gross understatement to say that 2020 has been a tumultuous year for professionals.

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Professional Services, Data Privacy & Information Security, Talent Solutions

August 27, 2020
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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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