Lombard Risk launches AgileREPORTER for global regulatory reporting and unveils company rebrand

Lombard Risk Management, a provider of collateral management and regulatory reporting solutions for the financial services industry, has launched AgileREPORTER, its next generation agile solution for regulatory reporting. In tandem, the business has also unveiled its new global...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016

“Over 90% of companies feel ill-equipped to manage risk posed by using third party organisations” outlines Deloitte

Almost nine-in-ten (87%) organisations have faced a disruptive incident involving third parties in the last three years, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte, the professional services firm. Such incidents can include loss of data by a third party, or failure to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016

Risk consulting “booming” in the UK suggests Source Global Research report

Risk and regulatory work is now the fastest-growing consulting service in the UK, breaking the £500 million barrier for the first time. Helping today’s organisations comply with regulations, address cyber threats and manage the fall-out from major corporate scandals has led...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016

BDO FraudTrack: “Total value of fraud more than doubles to reach highest level since 2011”

The latest BDO FraudTrack report shows that the total value of reported fraud in 2015 was £1.5 billion, representing an increase of 110% from the previous year and the highest value recorded since 2011. The FraudTrack report, which examines reported fraud episodes over £50,000 in...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

PwC builds identity and access management capability with acquisition of Praxism UK

PwC is strengthening its fast-growing cyber security practice with the acquisition of Praxism, an Edinburgh-based consultancy specialising in identity and access management. Praxism is renowned for solutions designed to effectively tackle the staff, customer and consumer identity...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
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University of Edinburgh secures UK’s first Risk and Resilience Innovation Showcase

Edinburgh Research and Innovation, the commercialisation arm of the University of Edinburgh, has announced a new AIMday (Academic Industry Meeting day) for companies looking to anticipate possible future risks to their operations and plan resilience strategies for today’s global...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015
Scott Samme: joining the team at PwC

PwC appoints analytics directors to Financial Services Risk and Regulation team

PwC has appointed two new data analytics directors to the UK company’s Financial Services Risk and Regulation team. Scott Samme and Tayyaba Arif immediately join the leadership team of PwC’s Financial Services Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics (ARCA) practice. Samme joins...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015

Regulation drives 10% global risk consulting market growth to underpin $14 billion valuation

The latest sector report published by Source Information Services (Source) finds that the global market for risk consulting rose by over $1 billion (9%) in 2014 to attain a value of just under $14 billion. Work across the financial services sector dominates the market, accounting...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
Iron Mountain’s study reveals concerns around the lack of analytic and strategic skills required to release full value from information

Business leaders identify “worrying skills shortfall” among staff tasked with information management

For information professionals and the business leaders they support, the most critical information management skills that businesses will need over the coming years are the ability to add value to information through insight and analysis, combined with a strategic outlook and...
Posted On 22 May 2015

Financial services firms “must take data security more seriously” warns Advanced 365

Financial services organisations must take data security more seriously and adapt their strategies to mitigate the risk of emerging cyber threats in what’s tipped to be the sector’s next disruptive decade. These are the findings of a new White Paper commissioned by managed...
Posted On 22 May 2015