Brexit and Fund Managers

Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) and MiFID firms need to consider the impact that Brexit will have on their business in the light of recent opinion issued by ESMA to relevant EU national regulators.

Redundancy, dear Watson

In a move which reflects a lot of recent predictions, one Japanese insurance company has replaced a number of claims processing staff with an artificial intelligence system.

Oops, Wrong Recipient

The ramifications of sending an email to the wrong person are sometimes far worse than simply embarrassing.

Brexit and Article 50

A useful summary of the Article 50 situation “in less than 500 words” prepared by Chris Finney of Cooley LLP

Ransomware and Extortion

The evidence supporting claims of 2016 being the year for ransomware begs the question on 2017's prospects.

Ten warning signs your GRC needs improving

If you feel like your business is constantly fixing problems and you’re worried about your legal or regulatory obligations, then perhaps your GRC is weak and systems need improving.

Shadow IT and File Sharing

Firms have a need to share files with third parties and all to often, email is not enough. With IT consumerisation has come the rise of low entry file sharing services and another potential security issue.

Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR)

In March the Treasury and the FCA reported following a major review into financial advice to establish how the market can function better for consumers.

Brexit and its Implications

The votes have been counted and ‘Brexit’ has won the day. The UK electorate has voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union (EU). What are the implications to financial services?

Data Breaches and GDPR

On the 4th May 2016, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was published. Firms need to firm up their data breach procedures.