Recent data from FTI Consulting’s 2021 Resilience Barometer—which draws on insights from business professionals in South Africa and globally regarding the major commercial, technological, reputational and legal challenges of the last year—confirmed that this increase in risk has not been adequately addressed by most corporations in South Africa Cybersecurity remains a significant concern for businesses […]
Digital & Insights
The Digital & Insights practice sits at the centre of FTI Consulting’s integrated strategic communications offering. Our team supports corporate reputation, stakeholder relations and profile-raising programs through the innovative use of data, design, content and technology. The FTI Consulting Difference Our Digital & Insights team combines practical experience, digital expertise and creative thinking to offer […]
Singapore introduces mandatory data breach notification laws
On 1 February 2021, Singapore’s mandatory data breach notification laws took effect. If your organisation is based in Singapore or collects, uses, or discloses personal data in Singapore, and you experience a data breach, you may be required to notify the regulator and affected individuals. If you don’t comply, you may face fines of up […]
Risk Intelligence Reporting
FTI Consulting South Africa’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment is pleased to present Investigation, Risk & Intelligence Services (IRIS), its new investigative service offering comprising corporate intelligence, reputational due diligence and verification. We assist clients by identifying, assessing, contextualising and synthesising key information on target companies and individuals so that clients are fully equipped ahead […]
Privacy in a Pandemic – the Conundrum of COVID-19 Check-in Solutions
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when we were all grappling with the avalanche of concepts like ‘social distancing’ and ‘personal protective equipment’, the idea of contact tracing had many scratching their heads. In the age of automation, a manual process involving a team of people making calls and conducting interviews to find […]
Anti-Money Laundering: Malta
Information Governance, Privacy & Security Services
Corporate data, whether stored on servers, in the cloud or on employee devices, presents new challenges and opportunities for your organisation. As data volumes increase, these challenges include safely and defensibly: — Mining corporate data to find and act upon key information quickly — Storing sensitive data, including client information and proprietary intellectual property — […]
Capturing the Value in Mobile Data
Insights for litigation and investigations reviews With the majority of Australians (89%) owning a mobile phone1 and many working from home, the use of mobile devices is part of everyday life. For litigation and investigations, this valuable evidence is not collected as regularly as it could be. We explore some of the technical challenges, identify […]
Why Being a Woman is Your Advantage with Nina, a Senior Director in Tech | Ep 12 – Girls in Work
Nina Mohadjer, a Senior Director in our Technology team in Germany recently featured on a recent Girls in Work podcast. Having lived and worked in many different countries and cultures, she talks about why you should never lose your femininity, and why being a woman in the world of business is your strength, not a […]
Financial Crime Quarterly
Issue 2 – December 2020
Webinar: Data Retention & Minimisation – Lessons Learned in 2020
Data retention and minimisation played a key role in numerous cases and enforcement actions throughout 2020. Worryingly, the range of infractions varied widely, teaching us that it is certainly an area that is very challenging for organisations to address. In this webinar, Nina Bryant joins a panel of experts from Exterro and Verisure to provide […]
The Modern Age
As businesses batten down to weather the implications of, and boost recovery from, the recent COVID-19 crisis, many are looking at strategic M&A to streamline, increase liquidity, divest the less functional edges of their corporate portfolio and merge with entities that strengthen their resilience. At the same time, across the globe, there is a trend […]
Q&A: Technology And The Future Of Dispute Resolution
In this Q&A article Jon Chan, Alex Semertzides and Tom Jackson at FTI Consulting LLP, and Damian Taylor and Robert Worthington at Slaughter and May, discuss technology and the future of dispute resolution.
Markets-based money laundering
Spotting the signs early
An unpopular perspective: Are the FinCEN files a leak too far?
The need for a step-change in the approach to combatting organised crime
Financial Crime Quarterly
Lagging or leading?
Deconstructing Eastern Europe’s efforts to combat financial crime
The Impact of FCA Oversight – AML/CTF Framework
Regulatory requirements for cryptoasset firms
Tackling financial crime: now is the time to break down silos
The sharing of financial crime intelligence within financial services is often limited and segregated. Technology can bridge the gap between jurisdictions, business lines and departments, whilst saving time on investigations, driving down costs and identifying financial crime typologies. So why do organisations persist in using an outdated, fragmented approach to financial crime risk management?
Stimulus Fraud & COVID-19: will the taxpayer stomach the inevitable scandal that’s coming?
There is an inevitability to it – and the taxpayer knows it’s coming. The question is: when does the blame game start, and who will lob the first stone? Will it result from a whistle-blower, an exposé by an investigative journalist, the interrogation of officials in a Select Committee or a Freedom of Information application […]