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Wells Fargo Investigation into Bias against Women

Wells Fargo for the last few months investigated a gender bias against senior female leaders in its wealth management unit. After interviewing dozens of women including internal town halls, the investigation was closed. Within asset and wealth management at large, … Continue reading

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WEF Future of Jobs Report 2018… is your job safe from AI?

The World Economic Forum just published a 175 page report on the future of jobs (a follow-up from the original 2016 report: Future of Jobs – Employment, Skills, and Workforce Strategy for the 4th Industrial Revolution). Turns out, the future … Continue reading

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Warburg Pincus invests $100m in Canadian compliance supply chain data management software firm

Who says compliance is boring… combine compliance and regulatory issues with technology and software solutions and you get something noteworthy. At least according to private equity firm Warburg Pincus, who yesterday announced $100 million investment in Ottawa-based Assent Compliance, a … Continue reading

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Facebook data breach lets hackers control 50 million accounts

Facebook announced that hackers had used a weakness in Facebook’s code regarding its “view as” feature this week to take over control of up to 50 million accounts. The hackers got access tokens to stay in accounts without re-entering a … Continue reading

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GAM CCO steps down two months after joining the firm from the FSA

Natalie Baylis two months after joining Swiss alt asset manager GAM from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority as Group Head of Compliance and member of GAM Holding AG’s Group Management Board to help with the aftermath of Tim Haywood’s suspension, … Continue reading

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Compliance 101 – Uber has to pay $148 million for its 2016 data breach/coverup

Hackers in 2016 stole personal data for tens of millions of Uber users (and also drivers). Uber didn’t report the breach and decided to pay two hackers (one of them a 20-year old Floridian) $100K on HackerOne to stay quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized – meet speaker Neshie Tiwari, CCO of Ellevest

Neshie Tiwari is the chief compliance officer for Ellevest, the investment management company for women by women, co-founded by Sallie Krawcheck in partnership with Charlie Kroll. Ellevest was founded in 2016 as a digital financial advisory platform for women. According … Continue reading

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