Perspectives

Perspectives

From board-level down and frontlines up: why integrated risk management is key

As a result of the seismic changes from the pandemic, and a growing ESG movement, the need for an integrated and holistic approach to risk management has never been greater.

How FNZ is improving the foundations of a three lines of defence model 

It is no secret that regulators around the world are becoming increasingly tougher on financial services companies. There is an unrelenting level of regulation being drafted and fines are hitting eyewatering sums. A report from Finbold pegged fines for non-compliance with AML, KYC and data privacy regulations at a total of €12bn in 2020.

How Electronic IDentification is paving the way for digital identification technology

Much like the initial scepticism to credit cards when they were first introduced, there has been some apprehension over the use of e-trust solutions. However, the industry is proving they are secure and effective, and their use is on the rise. Electronic IDentification is on a mission to make digital identity solutions the norm.

Why the time has come for perpetual KYC

Know your customer (KYC) processes have been the lifeblood for compliance teams fighting fraud. However, are they still enough? Kristoff Zammit Ciantar - founder and CEO of KYC Portal, believes its days could be numbered.

Why Kocho is the symbol of strong cybersecurity

Most companies lack the tools and mitigation plans to handle imminent attacks, Kocho helps them fix this.

How CyberGRX solves the decades-old problem of third-party risk management

The level of uncertainty financial institutions have for third-party cyber risk is worrying. Firms have no idea how a company accesses their network and the back doors left open for criminals. CyberGRX was created to fix this.  

How Cognitive View champions a customer-centric culture to prevent misconduct

In order to successfully prevent misconduct and manage risk, companies must foster a customer-centric culture across their teams, and this should work in harmony with the use of AI and automation. This is the basis of Cognitive View’s mission.

Why financial institutions must improve the second layer of their compliance ecosystem

There have never been more regulatory pressures for financial institutions than there are now, and it is only getting harder. Every year, regulators release a new batch of legislation or updates to existing mandates, all of which firms need to keep up with.

Is the metaverse the next frontier for banks?

Ever since Meta, formerly Facebook, gave that presentation on its move to the metaverse, the virtual world has become more of a reality.

Industry experts react to UK’s new Crypto and Digital Assets Group

As cryptocurrencies continue to gain popularity around the world, the UK parliament has formed the Crypto and Digital Assets Group to support innovation and regulation of digital assets.

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