OpRisk Europe: doubt over reforms at flagship conference – photogallery

Divide and rule

Regulatory reforms begun in response to the financial crisis are now coming into force – but at the OpRisk Europe 2012 conference in London in June, participants from the industry were openly sceptical about whether the reforms would lead to actual improvements, let alone enough to justify their implementation cost.The move to separate the UK retail banking operations from investment banking operations would create the potential for operational risk, according to John Whittaker, group o