Carrie Cook

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FTX: “a complete failure of corporate controls”

Never has the phrase “meteoric rise” felt so appropriate. At the height of its success, FTX processed more than US$6bn in spot trade volume, with an average daily trade volume of US$2bn. It was valued at US$32bn in January 2022, making it one of the world’s most valuable crypto companies at that time. 

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Artificial intelligence in banking: risks and benefits 

AI regulation is still very much in the development phase, despite use of the technology being widespread. This is because of the fast-moving nature of AI and ML; the technology is evolving all the time, leaving governments and regulators to play catch up. However, several jurisdictions are making moves to address gaps in regulation for the use of AI in the financial sector.

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Consumer Duty: what to expect

The Consumer Duty is a regulatory reform implemented by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. Finalised in July 2022, the guidance is designed to ensure firms deliver good outcomes for their retail customers and act in their best interests at all times.  

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