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FS Focus: February 2019

In this issue, John Mongelard findings from the results of the PRA stress test, Elizabeth St-Onge and Ege Gurdeniz explain why banks need to prepare for the event robots going rogue when rolling out machine-learning applications and Sally Percy looks at the upsides and downsides of underemployment.

Cover story: Flexible future: the pros and cons of underemployment
Underemployment has been identified as one of the top 10 risks for Europe. Sally Percy looks at its upsides and downsides in financial services.

Why banks should prepare for the worse with machine learning
Elizabeth St-Onge and Ege Gurdeniz explain why banks need to prepare for the event robots going rogue when rolling out machine-learning applications.

Tackling misconduct by learning from Google
John Mongelard turns to tech giant Google to explore how firms can tackle the misconduct conundrum.

Predicting the unpredictable with stress tests
Findings from the results of the PRA stress test are in. John Mongelard looks at areas that need further investigation.

Are we seeing the warning signs of a new financial crash?
David Smith gives his insight. 

Is the Banca Carige scandal the fault of the eurozone?
Nick Huber takes a look at the Banca Carige scandal that is currently gripping the Italian banking world, and asks whether it is part of the eurozone banking crisis.

The arrival of Basel IV
After years of indecision and delays, Basel IV is expected to arrive. Nick Mead takes a look and assesses the impact.

The fund dilemna
Chris Warren weighs up the pros and cons of acitve and passive funds.

Cyber protection
Philippa Kelly takes a look at the risks and challenges of cyber insurance.

Banking on data
Chris Evans speaks to data evangelist, Ian Matthews, at NGDATA about the challenges banks face adapting to the 'next generation' customers.

Regulation reaction
Monique Melis and Mark Turner explore the future of UK regulation in a post-Brexit world.

Respecting the code of conduct
Employee misconduct in financial services has been hitting the headlines. Liz Cooley explains the benefits of a strong code of conduct.

 

 

 

 

 

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FS Focus February 2019

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