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EIOPA Issues Final Guidelines on Outsourcing

The final guidelines create new obligations for insurers that will impact cloud outsourcing arrangements. By Fiona M. Maclean, Andrew C. Moyle, and Victoria Sander On 6 February 2020, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published its final guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers (CSPs) (the Guidelines). The Guidelines have been finalised following … Continue Reading

FSB Concerns Over Cloud Concentration in Financial Services Continues

The FSB is reviewing cloud provider concentration risk in the latest example of regulator concern over reliance on leading cloud providers by financial services institutions. By Alan W. Avery, Nicola Higgs, and Fiona Maclean The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body of G-20 central banks and supervisors, continues to scrutinize the use of cloud … Continue Reading

The Systemic Importance of Cloud-Based Service Providers to Banks

US lawmakers urge FSOC to designate cloud-based storage systems used by major banks as systemically important financial market utilities. By Alan W. Avery, Victoria McGrath, and Pia Naib In an August 22, 2019, letter addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, in his capacity as chair of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), Congresswoman Katie Porter … Continue Reading
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