Illegal profits generated by forced labor amount to US$150 billion annually, the same as the combined profits of the four most successful companies on the Fortune 500 list. The world accepts that slavery is a great evil, which is why there is increasing regulation to make sure that the people and companies involved
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The recent termination of several employees for cheating has caught the attention of the investment banking world. As questions are raised as to why this would occur and if the firm reacted properly in firing the employees, the importance of well-communicated ethics and compliance policies is clear. Thomson Reuters offers
Compliance professionals must remain vigilant in monitoring regulatory changes and the effects they may have on compliance programs. Download this infographic to stay a step ahead and learn what key trends are developing in the compliance landscape for 2016. Thomson Reuters provides risk management solutions to help you stay informed of
It looks set to be another testing year for compliance professionals as they come to terms with their sharply increased regulatory burden. Whether the tide is about to turn may depend on location, amid signs of a more pragmatic approach in the UK but a continued hard line in the United
Learning to love your data can lead to better investment decisions, better risk management and improved performance analysis. In a world where regulatory burdens continue to rise, the back office has never been more important. They may not have grabbed the headlines during a busy 2015, but BCBS 239, Solvency
Following our last podcast with Seonaid Mackenzie in which she discussed the main challenges around setting up a hedge fund, the conversation continues with the importance of due diligence for hedge fund start-ups. Mackenzie says that thorough due diligence goes hand in hand with governance when starting a hedge fund.
As FIFA faces continued scrutiny for corrupt activities, it is making efforts to prevent future violations. If its efforts are to succeed, it will likely require more than just improved policies, but rather an overall culture of compliance. The corrupt activities of FIFA have become widely known since the May
Join one of the Reuters Breakingviews Predictions panels in New York, Singapore, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, San Francisco or Tokyo. We will be discussing the outlook for global markets, economies and corporate finance in the year ahead with many distinguished panelists. For more than a decade, Reuters Breakingviews has been
2015 proved to be another year of thrills and spills in the global markets. With the help of industry thinkers and thought-leaders close to the heart of key market themes and global topics, we picked the 45 stories that have helped you to shape your thinking of the world of finance, risk and compliance.
Whistleblowers are seen by regulators as an important aspect of maintaining compliance in the financial industry. Thus, the UK’s FCA considers its new whistleblower protections to be beneficial to the industry as a whole. As firms will need to be compliant with the new provisions by next September, now is