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Recent Posts by MCO Webinar Team


CCO Webcast: Key Issues in Small Firm Compliance

Smaller firms face unique compliance requirements when compared to the needs of their larger counterparts.  Add in the complexities of remote and hybrid work in the midst of a pandemic, and it's been another challenging year for Chief Compliance Officers.

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Managing culture and conduct: Is your organisation compliant with SMCR?

MCO has partnered with the RegTech Insight Team to bring you a webinar that covers the new challenges for firms regarding the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. A panel of experts from different companies and with different experiences on the implementation of the regime brings an overview of the changes since initial implementation and discuss best practises approach to  Compliance teams to move forward.

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Mitigating Anti-Bribery, Corruption & Corporate Gift-Giving Risk

The giving and receiving of gifts, entertainment, and hospitality can be perceived as a conflict of interest and bribery risk which can expose organisations to regulatory scrutiny, penalties, and reputational damage. Therefore, firms must have a gift and hospitality policy to mitigate misconduct risk and processes to monitor gifts, entertainment and hospitality transactions and activities proactively.

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Exam Deficiencies for Private Fund Advisers

The SEC Division of Examinations, formerly known as the Office of Compliance Investigations and Examinations (OCIE), provided a discussion of key risks and trends in its 2021 Examination Priorities document.

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The UK SMCR & Enforcement Investigations

In a recent letter to CEOs, the FCA talked about the importance of robust governance frameworks that allow cultures and values to drive decision-making across the business; and how critical it is for firms to be managed by effective boards with a suitable mix of skills and experience in order to conduct proper oversight of the firms' risks, strategies, policies and controls.

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