Due diligence: making sure there are no nasty surprises

Pre-deal checks should not only examine company accounts, but also programmes to comply with national and international regulation

Cloud of mistrust in the air

Cloud of mistrust in the air

Storing data in the cloud could unlock potential for many businesses, but some remain sceptical about security

A better way to manage your money


Would you like up to 7 per cent return after fees, low charges and investments tailored to your needs?

The cost of being hacked

Cost of being hacked

Cyber security is no longer a mere matter of compliance and is now one of the primary business imperatives that financial services firms must address

Systems to satisfy regulators

Systems to satisfy regulators

Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in regulatory compliance among financial services firms

Software can listen to every word


Reviewing audio records is time consuming and expensive unless the right technology is in place, says Epiq Systems

So far, so good with pension reform

Auto-Enrolement staging volumes by year

Elizabeth Pfeuti recounts the story of auto-enrolment so far and advises what to expect next

Next stage in derivatives reporting

Sandy Broderick, chief executive of DTCC’s global trade repository business, explores the key steps to achieving regulatory compliance with European Market Infrastructure Regulation and warns of imminent deadlines ahead