Setting up your organisation for effective decision-making through the right forums, frameworks and accountability.
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Effectively identifying, evaluating and managing risk is inherent to operating a successful business. For regulated businesses, typically there are regulatory expectations that formalise risk management such as ASIC’s RG259 Risk management systems of responsible entities and APRA’s CPS220/SPS220 Risk Management.
We can assist with establishing or enhancing your:
We can also undertake a comprehensive independent review of the appropriateness, effectiveness and adequacy of your risk management systems.
Translating legal and regulatory requirements into easy to comprehend and operate policies and procedures is a key component of best equipping your organisation for complying with its obligations. Maturing from a culture of seeing compliance as a necessary evil or a box-ticking exercise to a true enabler of a sustainable business is essential for establishing and maintaining a true culture of compliance.
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All kinds of businesses big and small across the financial services, gambling, bullion and remittance sectors have a role to play in preventing money laundering and terrorism financing. These and many more organisations can all face risks to their balance sheet and reputation stemming from fraud, as well as sanctions, bribery and corruption.
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Obtaining the correct licence to operate is an essential component of operating in regulated industries, such as the financial services industry. 360Certainty has extensive experience in obtaining, varying and even cancelling licences across a variety of jurisdictions.
We can assist with applying for, varying and cancelling:
Deciding to rely on another organisation to assist with the delivery of your products or services to your clients can help you to scale and grow your business, but does not eliminate risks from your business, nor do the risks stay the same – they are transformed through an outsourcing arrangement.
In managing the risks related to outsourcing, we can assist with developing or enhancing your Outsourcing Policy and processes. We can also assist with undertaking due diligence on your proposed and existing outsourced service providers.
Both APRA and ASIC have continued to increase their expectations on how to manage the risks that arise with the appointment of an external fund manager, and industry bodies such as the AIST and FSC have provided guidance on how to undertake Operational Due Diligence on an external fund manager. We have extensive experience both undertaking reviews of external fund managers as well as assisting fund managers with reviews for their existing and prospective clients.
ASIC has recently released its new Regulatory Guide on Whistleblower policies (RG270), confirming its expectation that by 1 January 2020 all public companies, large proprietary companies, and proprietary companies that are trustees of registrable superannuation entities are required to have a Whistleblower Policy available to their officers and employees, and have this published on its website.
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