Manchester United Faces Emerging Compliance Risks

Professional football (or Soccer if you’re an American) club Manchester United plc has embarked on an impressive international expansion of its fan base the past several decades. The club currently claims 1.1 billion followers worldwide and is valued at $3.9 billion USD with a revenue of $770 million last year.  

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Five Mistakes Companies Make with SMCR Compliance

When it comes to implementing the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR), there are key lessons solo-regulated companies can learn from banks and insurers who’ve already done so. That’s according to Lorraine Mouat, associate director at TCC, who highlighted the top five mistakes companies might make in implementing SMCR in a recent Financial Times Advise article 

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No-Deal Brexit Would Bring Major Compliance Changes

The U.K and the European Union (EU) are bracing for the likelihood of a “no-deal” Brexit.  

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FCA Details Feedback on Final SMCR Consult

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced it has received just 29 responses to a call for feedback on its final consultation regarding planned Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) changes. The FCA said "most" responses were supportive of its proposals, but some firms asked for additional clarity on how the new rules would apply to them. 

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Tips and Technology for Managing SM&CR Compliance

With the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) set to take effect on Dec. 9, solo-regulated financial firms in the U.K. are working hard to ensure they understand how the new rules will impact them and what they should consider when implementing new compliance measures.  

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