Regulation and Compliance

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Feb, 18

Short-sighted boards are taking risks with their risk management

Given that insurance companies make their living on assessing and pricing expected risks, many have yet come to terms with the serious consequences of not having a robust risk management system in place at board level. With mandatory Solvency II guidelines as of 2014, there has been growing awareness of the need for heightened risk… Read more »


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Nov, 17

What does GDPR mean for the Public Sector?

The GDPR deadline in May 2018 is looming fast, there are many aspects to this new legislation, which means getting your head around it is the biggest challenge. It’s been 20 years since the last EU data protection law, and in that time technology has come a long way, which has challenged the way we… Read more »


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Mar, 17

Increased regulation means governance spotlight will turn even fuller on FS

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Financial Services (FS) has always been an industry that is heavily regulated. However, recent updates from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) mean that for companies within FS – particularly asset managers – the governance spotlight is going to get a lot brighter.  Last year’s introduction of the senior managers and certification regime for banks, building… Read more »


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Dec, 16

Hard work pays off: eShare customers reassured by ISO27001 certification

ISO27001 certification

This month, eShare has been awarded our IS027001 certificate, and are among only one other UK board portal company that has this across their whole business. eShare’s data centres have always had this certification but now the office and rest of the company has achieved this too. The team have worked incredibly hard towards this… Read more »


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Oct, 16

Taming corporate lions: a look at subsidiary management in action

Taming corporate lions - entity management 101

Lion taming might not be what people associate with the role of the corporate secretary but, in the circus of corporate governance, it is their ability to juggle the big beasts of regulation, laws and tax across multiple jurisdictions that earns them respect. They must speak CEO and better have all the answers when asked…. Read more »