Top 10 op risks: IT failure


IT systems failures have taken more than one major bank offline in the past few years – in one of the most serious instances in 2012, customers of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) spent days or weeks unable to access their accounts after a botched systems upgrade caused widespread problems. While rivals may have quietly welcomed the site of a competitor in difficulties, more recent events have focused concern – from the industry and from regulators – on the vital importance of robust IT, and the

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Investment banks: the future of risk control

This survey report explores the current state of risk controls in investment banks, the challenges of effective engagement across the three lines of defence, and the opportunity to develop a more dynamic approach to first-line risk control

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