Data access controls within banks

An order last month by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) against Barclays Bank highlights the problems faced by banks and other financial services firms in controlling the access that their employees have to customer data. I have long heard complaints about this: for example, some bank employees keep telling me that as soon as… Continue reading Data access controls within banks

In the sister blog during October and November 2015

The following posts appeared on the sister blog (on Financial Markets and their Regulation) during the last two months. Potential self-trades are worse than actual self-trades. Creditor versus Creditor and Creditor versus Debtor Distrust and cross-check Twitter or Newswires: Are regulators behind the curve? Interview in Bloomberg TV Are large fund managers problematic? Negative interest… Continue reading In the sister blog during October and November 2015