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Financial services regulation

Articles, webcasts and other resources on Financial Services regulation.

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Library resources

ICAEW's Library and Information Service hosts a selection of books, articles, links and guides on Basel II/III and Solvency II.

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Technical resources

ICAEW's technical resources section features a dedicated section on financial services

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Latest articles and other resources

2020 Vision: Changes to your Financial Services Faculty

Since its creation in 2007, the Financial Services Faculty has seen incredible change to the industry and has provided members with analysis, insights and guidance to help navigate these changes, as well as their careers

FS Focus: July 2019

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Martin Linstrom discusses virtual assistants transforming financial services, Shazia Azim & William Gibbons look at valuing liabilities using the matching adjustment under Solvency II and we look how senior financial services figures can create new responsible cultures and ideas

Swiss Re suspends flotation of ReAssure life insurance

Swiss Re has suspended the initial public offering (IPO) of ReAssure, its life insurance business, after investors unsettled by overhyped share offers and the prospect of a no-deal Brexit refused to accept the company’s valuation of up to £3.3bn

Implementing Basel III

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Over ten years have passed since the financial crisis of 2007-2009 exposed deficiencies in the international regulatory framework for banks. One might think the task of strengthening the regulation, supervision, and risk management of banks would be completed by now

IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts: ICAEW and IASB

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ICAEW’s Insurance Committee has longstanding engagement with technical issues relating to the implementation of IFRS 17, which was originally scheduled for 1 January 2021

Why financial services firms should train ACAs

ICAEW’s client relationship manager Laura Barber discusses the importance of empowering your business with the ACA qualification. She provides testimonials from those who have completed the qualification as well as stats on why it is a good move for your business

FS Focus: June 2019

Elliot Hand explores the much-talked about transition from Libor to alternative rates, Grace Lordan takes a look at the dangers of groupthink and Will Pomroy asks if sustainability reports are a help or a hindrance.

Ten tips for keeping your finances safe

In part three of our series on the ethical use of big data, ICAEW shares 10 tips for consumers to help you keep control of your information and how it is applied.

IFRS 9: Six variables to watch in a stress test

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The Financial Services Faculty looks at six aspects of the Bank of England stress test and how the interaction with IFRS 9 Financial Instruments may differ in a real stress.

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