UK watchdog changes fincrime head amid speculation AML spot visits increasing because of critical FATF review
Authorities must rapidly improve AML regime and guarantee FSA’s independence, mission says
Council note means regulators may not get no-action powers until at least November
Risk.net presents the top 10 operational risks of 2017, as chosen by risk practitioners
“De-risking” cited most often as key factor behind trend
Jodi Richard explains overhaul of firm’s op risk programme, including crisis management plans
Risk.net presents the Top 10 Operational Risks of 2016, as chosen by risk practitioners
Banks must recognise weak points and likely signs of Isis funding
Focus on cyber threat shouldn't mean ignoring physical risks
Heavy regulatory costs and fragile systems will be problems in 2015
A third of terrorism arrests are fraud related, conference hears
Regulatory constraints likely to continue holding back crypto-currencies
The death of Osama Bin Laden is likely to mean movement of terrorist assets, which means banks must be on their guard, says Logica director
Batten down the hatches
Richard Barrett's previous life in the UK Secret Intelligence Service has prepared him well for his role as the UN's co-ordinatior of anti-terrorist efforts. He talks to Nick Kochan about how effective financial regulation is in the fight against…
Banks that create a positive compliance culture make a vital ally to law enforcement in the fight against money laundering. Nick Kochan reports
When unpredictable and cataclysmic events befall a business, its recovery systems must be up and ready to go, reports Duncan Wood
The Bank of England yesterday published an eagerly awaited report on how the government would handle a disaster striking the financial sector, such as a terrorist bombing.
New York – The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has granted financial institutions the option of using insurance to offset operational risk charges under the advanced measurement approach in the third consultative paper (CP3) – but not without…
The threat of terrorist attacks in response to US and UK military intervention in Iraq has highlighted the need for financial institutions operating in the UK to have suitable business continuity arrangements, a senior UK regulator said in March.
In November, the US government passed a law requiring all insurers to underwrite terrorism risk, forcing them to find a way to price this exposure. Could terrorism risk models be the answer?
The September 11 attacks on New York’s financial district have made the operational risk provisions of the proposed Basel II banking accord "much more relevant to many more people", a paper by business consultants Aroq Research said in March.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision recently announced two significant revisions to its new capital adequacy framework (new Basel Capital Accord or Basel II), which are set to have positive and far-reaching implications for the global banking…