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Client Data

Data breaches and the right to compensation

In EU law, a personal data breach is a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or other...

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Regulation of Products

JFSC publishes guide for inspections

The Jersey Financial Services Commission has published a new guide to describe its usual approach to inspections or, as it calls them, examinations. The guide sets out the main steps in the process, imposing som...

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Anti-Money Laundering

The key to OPBAS’s success

If it wants to achieve its long-term goals, the UK's new Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision has to make both the regulatory bodies and the firms that it supervises love it. ...

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Technology

Revealed: the most wide-ranging data hacks in history

As more and more financial data is digitised or contained in the insecure Cloud, the danger of its being hacked is growing rapidly. In this article the online security experts at vpnMentor outline the worst thef...

Latest News

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Regulation of Products

Payments are coming to Bud, by regulatory appointment

Bud has become one of the first fintech firms to obtain permission from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority to aggregate accounts with an AISP (Account Information Service Provider) licence and initiate payment...

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People Moves

FCA and PRA appoint new chairman for FSCS

Marshall Bailey (pictured) will take over from Lawrence Churchill as the chairman of the UK's Financial Services Compensation Scheme on April Fool's Day. ...

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Client Data

GDPR is top regulatory concern, say wealth managers

A poll of 61 wealth managers at a recent conference in the UK overwhelmingly (by 81%) cited the European Union's upcoming data protection rules as the most significant regulations for their businesses. ...