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If your business goes down, failure to segregate clients’ assets could leave clients/consumers seriously out of pocket. But poor systems, oversight and control, combined with a lack of proper documentation, mean that many financial services (FS) firms are falling short of their CASS obligations and leaving their senior management team at risk of severe regulatory sanctions.
Dina Devalia looks at why CASS should be front and centre of the boardroom agenda and how to gain real confidence that your client money safeguards are fit for purpose.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is turning up the spotlight on what it sees as “widespread weakness in wind-down planning”. If your wind down planning (WDP) fails to meet the FCA’s expectations, your firm could face an increase in regulatory scrutiny on capital and operational controls. But as Dina Devalia explains, effective wind-down planning isn’t just a compliance exercise. It’s also a good way to test the viability of your operations. So how can you get your wind-down planning up to the mark?