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Why cybersecurity is the one to watch for global regulators in 2024

Rapid digitalization and technological innovation have offered a wealth of advantages to financial industry practices by redefining business operations. Though, consequently, the threat to cybersecurity is as present as ever. How have regulators begun to maneuver this pressing matter? And will it be a trend to watch in the coming year?

Letter of intent – FCA requests non-financial misconduct data from insurance firms

The FCA has continued its focus on non-financial misconduct by issuing a letter to insurers and insurance agents requesting information on NFM incidents at firms – including the outcomes of these incidents.

Exclusive: A fireside chat with Jamie Bell, Head of Secondary Market Oversight at the FCA

On February 7, 2024 we were joined by Jamie Bell, Head of Secondary Market Oversight, FCA, to discuss conduct, culture, and compliance challenges – from non-financial misconduct to AI and crypto.

Insights

CMA issues provisional findings of anti-competitive behavior in Bloomberg chats

The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority has published provisional findings that 5 major banks engaged in anti-competitive behavior through business communications. Global Relay’s Director of Regulatory Intelligence, Rob Mason, unpicks the findings.

Webinar: Silicon Valley Bank crash and the consolidation of Swiss banking

On March 30, 2023 – in the midst of turbulent market events – regulatory luminaries Alex Viall and Rob Mason sat down to unpick the financial landscape.

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Regulatory Wrap Episode #20: Analyzing FCA’s Market Watch 76, Key Insights On Compliance Trends

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to February 23, Rob Mason breaks down the FCA's Market Watch 76, which covers "flying" and "printing" as continuing risks in the industry.

Regulatory Wrap Episode #19: Examining Market Watch 77’s Fight Against Organized Crime

In Regulatory Wrap for the week to February 16, Jennie Clarke reports on the FCA’s recent investigation involving money laundering and insider dealing found to be connected to organized crime groups.