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 […]
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 […]
What UK insurers should be doing following recent court judgements
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 […]
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 […]
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 — […]
When an international retail banking institution needed a single, trusted e-discovery provider backed by a global team of renowned experts to improve consistency across their functional areas and reduce their overall e-discovery costs, our experts were able to help. The bank therefore sought to consolidate many of their systems into a single platform which had […]
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 […]
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 […]
Die Auswirkungen und Folgen der Corona-Krise werden nicht nur unsere Gesellschaft auf viele Jahre beschäftigen. Sie haben vielmehr zu einem Trend geführt, der sich bereits jetzt an einer steigenden Anzahl von Rechtstreitigkeiten bei Großprojekten zwischen Vertragspartnern oder Versicherern zeigt. Etwa, wenn es um die Implementierung von IT- und anderen komplexen Infrastrukturprojekten oder Bauvorhaben geht. Solche […]
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 […]
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 […]
Have you ever stopped to think, really think, about your personal data? How much is there? How far does it reach? Where is it stored? Is it protected? We often talk about crown jewels and data mapping in the context of corporate information governance. But on a personal level, data is often ignored or overlooked, […]
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.
As start-ups strategise and develop their post-Covid survival strategy, and large corporations refocus on their highest performing functions, M&A activity is shifting to centre on strategic divestitures and mergers that will bolster business resilience. With this shift, due diligence over data risk is becoming an increasingly critical element of strategic and informed M&A decision-making and […]
Many countries have introduced programmes to help distribute relief funds and emergency loans to help businesses stay afloat during the crisis. While these programmes are critical to bolstering economic stability, they were also created quickly and under pressure. One inadvertent result has been an emerging uncertainty among financial institutions about the long-term outlook for how […]
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The Government of India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) agency launched Aarogya Setu, a contact-tracing mobile application. Aarogya Setu has been created by the National Informatic Centre (NIC) in response to the COVID-19 crisis, as a way to collect and understand public health-related data. (1) The application uses mobile phones to perform a […]
Senior Director Javier García-Chappell joined FTI Technology’s EMEA team late last year, with the focus of expanding the segment’s presence in Iberia. With nearly two decades of experience assisting clients with digital forensics investigations, cyber incident and response cases, e-discovery, data review, investigations, IP disputes and fraud matters, he brings a dynamic background to the […]
Globalisation, investor activism, regulatory change, political and cyber risk are all contributing to increased business vulnerability which is amplifying the need for companies to carefully consider their ability to respond effectively. These mounting risks coupled with the always-on nature of the news cycle mean that companies face round-the-clock scrutiny.