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    Martyn Oughton

    Martyn Oughton
    Martyn is a writer and thought leader in financial markets, wealth management, insurance, regulation, risk management, and cybercrime. He has worked in the trenches to deliver compliance improvements, and now focuses on contributing to compliance best practice on several forums.
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    How Should You Deal With Vulnerable Customers?

    Consumer vulnerability in the UK is a subject which has received a great deal of attention over the last few years. It's especially important in times...

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    Why you Need a Data Protection Officer

    Ever wondered whether you need a Data Protection Officer (DPO)? If you haven't appointed a DPO but are thinking if you should have done, we are here t...

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    GDPR Compliance Lies with People Not Just Systems

    It may seem an odd way to start thinking about GDPR, but consider the question – but what do you think is the root cause of most GDPR breaches? The an...

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    UK Criminal Finances Act - It's Not Just About Tax!

    When the UK Criminal Finances Act came into effect by far and away the biggest change was the introduction of the criminal offence of failing to preve...

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    Key MiFID II Research Checks

    The key MiFID II research checks start with the establishment of research payment accounts with the agreement of clients. If these required for existi...

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    Have You Done Your Research on Research Costs?

    MiFID II requires investment firms to demonstrate compliance with a wide range of new measures, building on the original MiFID from 2007.

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    How To Prevent SM&CR Training Damaging Staff Motivation

    For many firms SMCR created a step change in personal accountability, causing a potential headache - especially when dealing with those who've never h...

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    How One Man Exposed Workplace Harassment Policy Weaknesses

    Harvey Weinstein. You've never met him, or worked with him, and you probably never will. But he has caused more trouble for your business  than you wo...

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    The ONE Element of GDPR That Will Catch You Out...

    GDPR has been with us for a while now, since 25th May 2018 to be exact. But, how well do you think your firm's preparations went - are you feeling com...

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