Blackout prompts industry calls for tougher BCP standards

IMPLEMENTATION OUTLOOK

NEW YORK -- US and Canadian financial services industries may have gotten through the August 14 blackout more or less in one piece. But in the wake of the biggest power outage in North American history, debate over the role of federal regulators in setting standards for business continuity planning (BCP) looks likely to flare up once again.

Many institutions' disaster recovery plans seemed to function rather well, stemming widespread business interruptions and preventing major data losses

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Risk.net? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

Smarter trading in a fragmented world

FX Week recently hosted a webinar in partnership with Refinitiv to ask foreign exchange industry leaders to discuss geopolitical challenges, market changes and developments, and evolving technologies, and how they have shaped forex markets in Asia

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here