Two years in, Ballard Partners Financial Service Group continues to grow

Two years in, Ballard Partners Financial Service Group continues to grow

The Financial Services Group at lobbying firm Ballard Partners is approaching its two-year anniversary, and just like the industries it specializes in, it’s growing at a rapid pace. Ballard Partners launched the practice in August 2020 and brought on former Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater to run the show. Though many know Atwater for

New Israeli Directives on Cyber Risk Management and Risk Management for Regulated Financial Service Providers | Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

New Israeli Directives on Cyber Risk Management and Risk Management for Regulated Financial Service Providers | Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Israel’s Capital Market, Insurance and Savings Authority (CMISA) recently published two new risk management circulars for financial service providers. The first circular pertains to risk management in its broadest sense, while the second circular specifically addresses cyber risk management. Both circulars apply to a long list of financial service licensees, including small entities: 1. Licensees

Opus is Helping Leading Financial Service Providers Speed up Innovation Using DevOps Processes

Opus is Helping Leading Financial Service Providers Speed up Innovation Using DevOps Processes

By employing DevOps processes in infrastructure management, Opus is empowering the biggest names in the industry to succeed in today’s always-on digital world. ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Having recently celebrated their silver jubilee, Opus Consulting Solutions has a rich legacy of over two decades of helping global financial institutions accelerate their digital transformation journey.

UK unveils plans to regulate any service provider deemed to be ‘critical’ to its financial sector | Allen & Overy LLP

UK unveils plans to regulate any service provider deemed to be ‘critical’ to its financial sector | Allen & Overy LLP

Operational resilience is a priority for the regulators of financial services in the UK. It is prominent in both the Prudential Regulation Authority’s (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) business plans. Over the last year, the UK financial services industry has been busy implementing their regulators’ new operational resilience framework[1]; identifying and mapping important

CLSA Premium NZ to pay 0k for breaching duties as financial service provider

CLSA Premium NZ to pay $770k for breaching duties as financial service provider

The financial services company CLSA Premium NZ (CLSAP NZ) has been ordered to pay $770,00 for breaching anti-money laundering rules. Photo: 123RF The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) filed proceedings against the Hong Kong owned derivatives issuer, formerly known as KVB Kunlun, claiming that the company failed to meet its duties under anti-money laundering and countering

Record-Setting DDoS Attack Hits Financial Service Firm

Record-Setting DDoS Attack Hits Financial Service Firm

Cybercrime , DDoS Protection , Endpoint Security 17.2 Million Request-Per-Second Attack Launched by 20,000 Bots, Cloudflare Says Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • August 21, 2021     Security firm Cloudflare says it detected and mitigated a 17.2 million request-per-second distributed denial-of-service attack, almost three times larger than any previously reported HTTP DDoS attack. See Also: 2021

More selfie biometrics could ease government and financial service access in UK, Australia, US

More selfie biometrics could ease government and financial service access in UK, Australia, US

A single sign-on for government service access is in development in the UK, Australia’s government has published a case study with OCR Labs on selfie biometrics for financial services access and the U.S. contracts LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help deal with the wave of unemployment fraud attempts, of which spoof attacks have made up a