• wblogo
  • wblogo
  • wblogo

Comment and Analysis

articleimage

Client Data

The Morrisons data protection case in detail

Nobody discussed this important case at WealthBriefing's GDPR conference in London yesterday, so this analysis is a timely reminder to financial institutions about their present and future liabilities in the fac...

articleimage

Best Practice

The challenge of change: a regulatory doctor speaks

Dr Si‚n Lewin, the founder of Reg Doctor, spoke at today's conference in London hosted by Altus Consulting about the main problems that financial service firms have when managing regulatory changes. ...

articleimage

Client Data

Data breaches and the right to compensation

In EU law, a personal data breach is a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or other...

articleimage

Regulation of Products

JFSC publishes guide for inspections

The Jersey Financial Services Commission has published a new guide to describe its usual approach to inspections or, as it calls them, examinations. The guide sets out the main steps in the process, imposing som...

articleimage

Anti-Money Laundering

The key to OPBASís success

If it wants to achieve its long-term goals, the UK's new Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision has to make both the regulatory bodies and the firms that it supervises love it. ...

Latest News

articleimage

People Moves

Randell owes up to error of judgment

Charles Randell (pictured), who takes over as the chairman of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority on April Fool's Day, has admitted to making an 'error of judgment' over a tax avoidance scheme - described as su...

articleimage

Regulation of Products

South Korean regulator approves of Bitcoin

Choe Heung-sik, the governor of the South Korean Financial Supervisory Service, has told reporters that he is keen to support 'normal transactions' in crypto-currencies; an apparent volte face from his former ha...

articleimage

Anti-Money Laundering

New SAR software on US market

NICE Actimize is offering financial firms a new suspicious activity monitoring piece of software which combines machine learning analysis with robotic process automation and claiming that this virtually eliminat...

articleimage

Technology

FCA and US CFTC sign fintech arrangement

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission have agreed to collaborate and support innovative firms through each otherís financial technology (FinTech) initiatives Ė LabC...

articleimage

Suitability

Treasury Committee publishes s166 report on RBS

The UK's Parliamentary Treasury Committee recently set the Financial Conduct Authority the humiliating deadline of 16 February to publish the RBS skilled personsí report (issued under section 166 Financial Servi...