Insights

How financial services exemplars are mobilising climate risk programmes

Last year, following the Bank of England's Supervisory Statement outlining expectations from financial service firms to ramp up their risk response to climate change, I wrote a talent blog exploring the steps that financial services firms should take to identify the required skills to manage climate financial risk.

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Takeaways from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) 2020 Status Report

At 114 pages long, the TCFD’s third Status Report annual covering 2020 is quite the substantial read. However, condensing and highlighting some of the key areas showed several interesting themes that ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Flexible, Financial Climate risk

October 29, 2020
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Negative interest rates – Bank of England targeting operational readiness

Monday 12th October saw the Bank of England (BoE) publish its latest Dear CEO letter, this time focusing on operational readiness for a zero or negative Bank Rate. This follows the Bank signposting ...

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, SMCR

October 12, 2020
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FCA Coronavirus additional guidance - Free Downloadable Toolkit

Following their first publications of Temporary Guidance for firms between March and July 2020, the FCA followed up with their additional expectation of firms for mortgage, overdraft and consumer ...

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, SMCR

September 30, 2020
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Analysing the 2020 FCA Business plan for FinTechs

In May we ran a webinar with Gerard Hurley (Chief Compliance Officer at Chip) where he analysed the FCA's COVID-19 response and how their 2020 priorities apply to FinTech Firms.  He also spent time ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Investment Management, Banking, Consumer, Financial Crime, Talent Solutions, SMCR

September 29, 2020
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Are your firm's anti-money laundering policies and processes resilient enough?

Following the news this week that some of the world's largest lenders were accused of allowing criminals to launder dirty money, there's a renewed focus on the anti-money laundering and financial ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Investment Management, Banking, Financial Crime, operational resilience

September 21, 2020
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Your free FCA self assessment toolkit

Since March 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been providing packages of measures across a range of products to assist customers who may be experiencing financial difficulties because ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Investment Management, Banking, SMCR

September 21, 2020
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Chief Risk Officer Trends Report: 2020

FourthLine has identified and collated the key insights and trends affecting Chief Risk Officers in 2020.  

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, Flexible, Talent Solutions

January 24, 2020
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Webinar: Mastering Operational Risk

Our Mastering Operational Risk includes a Q&A with Julien Haye as we discuss some of the current themes and trends in operational risk.  Enter your details below to watch a recording of the webinar ...

Topics: Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, Consumer, Technology Media and Telecoms

January 24, 2020
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