John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, comments on the preliminary Q3 GDP data released today,
A time-to-report analysis in the Banking & Capital Markets industry
Sian Herbert, Partner at PwC, considers the five key challenges firms face in relation to effectively managing financial crime risk within the SM&CR
London is a global insurance hub where it is essential for firms to have a presence. For any global company ensuring they manage the risks facing their business is a constant challenge. This is particularly true for sanctions due to an increase in enforcement, regulation and complexity of regimes. It is critical that insurance service providers have an effective sanctions compliance programme to manage these numerous challenges.
Profitability remains strong for UK financial services firms as they focus on costs and efficiencies
The PwC Diversity Journey - an introduction from our Chairman Kevin Ellis
Cities of opportunity analyses the development of 30 global cities across 10 key indicators.
Our new guide is an update of our previous document now that issuers have reported against the 2014 UK Corporate Governance Code for the first time.
PwC’s quarterly technical update on recent developments and topical issues in UK GAAP.
PwC examine the requirements for the Ultimate Business Owners registers, and share some local perspectives from across EMEA on the challenges and opportunities of this new EU legislation.
Trade finance is a specialised area within finance like few others. As such, compliance of trade finance requires a detailed understanding of the process and its intricacies. Working with our alliance partners Pole Star, a leading maritime fleet monitoring and risk management solution provider, we have been assessing the risks that trade finance presents to banks and also how our subject matter expertise can assist those involved in trade finance to better manage their risk.
International Arbitration is a well-established forum for dispute resolution, and the principles that underlie the calculation of damages are well known and consistently applied by tribunals. Interest, however, appears to be the “final frontier” of quantum, where there appears to be more variety in approaches and some diametrically opposed opinions on methodology.
The misconception that technology and innovation are the same thing is widespread in many industries. In every sector, the fact is that technology is just part of the story, and will only drive innovation if it’s combined with wider and deeper change across the organisation, including behaviour, culture, capability and processes.
Building an effective relationship with the Board is a challenge for most compliance functions. The Board sets the strategic direction and establishes the risk appetite for the business.
Compliance should be able to establish the circumstances and help to cultivate an environment in which people feel empowered, equipped and confident to take the appropriate decisions in a given context.