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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

FCA Sets Expectations for Robo-Advisers

Many auto advisers and automated discretionary investment managers risk poor outcomes for customers by falling short of FCA expectations. By Nicola Higgs and Brett Carr The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a statement outlining its expectations of firms providing automated online discretionary investment management (ODIM) services and retail investment auto advisers (auto advisors). The … Continue Reading

UK Government’s First FinTech Sector Strategy Launched at the International Fintech Conference

The Strategy emphasises the UK government’s continued push to create a world-leading FinTech sector. By Stuart Davis, Charlotte Collins and Sam Wong At the second International Fintech Conference held on 22 March 2018, Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the launch of the UK’s first Fintech Sector Strategy. The Strategy includes the following key … Continue Reading
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