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RiskMutation: How ACA Compliance Group is spearheading the operational response to evolving business risks following Covid-19

RiskMutation: How ACA Compliance Group is spearheading the operational response to evolving business risks following Covid-19

Business disruption, cybersecurity challenges and greater compliance burdens have long been acknowledged as being among the foremost operational challenges facing the hedge fund, private equity and investment management industries.

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The importance of GDPR compliance in private equity

The importance of GDPR compliance in private equity

By Owen Morris (pictured), operations director at Doherty Associates – The ICO has remained vigilant when issuing fines to companies that have suffered data breaches. In July 2019, the ICO issued a notice of its intention to fine British Airways a record GBP183.39 million for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), although the process remains ongoing – with BA's cooperation – and no final penalty notice has so far been issued.

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How to improve your firm’s operations

How to improve your firm’s operations

The increasing pressures on private equity firms to follow compliance rules and maintain transparency, coupled with the plethora of online systems to manage several communication avenues and priorities both internally and externally, are presenting some very real challenges for financial organisations today.