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Risk and compliance

The difference we make

The impact of regulation, new technology and increasingly connected customers has changed the face of financial services. And the tide of disruption shows no signs of stopping.

As the next waves of regulation focus on making the financial services sector more accountable, transparent and customer–centric we help our clients respond to an increasingly diverse set of risks, to think beyond compliance and to ensure risk management and regulatory programmes support their business ambitions.


PA opinion

  • Platform thinkingWhy platform business models represent a double-edged sword for big banks. 19/09/2017
  • What is a Neobank really?The term “neobanking” is gaining increasing attention in the media, but what is a neobank? 19/09/2017
  • The dance around the GAFA godThe traditional ways of adopting best business practice from other organisations in the same industry is no longer enough. 19/09/2017
  • Achieving stronger performance through better organisationWhen it comes to aligning business structures to countries, products, functions or customer segments, getting it wrong can be, at best, a waste of money. But at worst? It's destructive. 24/03/2017
  • Into the unknown – determining the cost of GDPRThe EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) was ratified by Brussels nearly a year ago. However, FS organisations are only just waking up to the reality of its impacts and how much it's going to cost. 17/03/2017
  • Interview with Thomas Krogh JensenKnut Erlend Vik, PA financial services expert, met with Thomas Krogh Jensen, CEO of Copenhagen FinTech to discuss the disruption to the financial services industry. 14/03/2017

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What we can do for you

  • We take a fresh and innovative approach to risk, with solutions that are made-to-measure for your organisation.  
  • We use our extensive first-hand experience to help clients understand the perspectives and expectations of regulators.  
  • As a recognised ‘Skilled Person’ we advise on boards and regularly engage with regulators. 
  • We help clients understand and embrace new technology, such as RegTech, to meet the requirements of their risk and compliance agenda.  
  • We are world leaders in cyber-security with the ability to embed the right governance, training, robust controls and monitoring to help firms respond when something goes wrong.
  • We take a practical view of the changing regulatory landscape with a clear focus on the impact of new regulations, whether it’s GDPR, PSD II, MiFID or the Insurance Distribution Directive.  
  • Shape, drive and dramatically improve financial crime programmes and operations to deliver long term benefits from investments in KYC and AML. 

Client stories

Client story

How we’ll work with you

No two businesses are exactly alike and neither are the challenges they face. Our deep technical expertise, industry knowledge and fresh approach to innovation allows us to create solutions that are proportionate and specific to the needs to individual clients.

We have been delivering exceptional results with lasting impact for over 70 years. Whether it's designing a new KYC managed service, advising on the impact of GDPR, or acting as a Skilled Person our clients choose us because we are committed to bringing them the right financial services expertise – unconstrained by conventional thinking.


Find out more about our work in Financial Services.

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