Regulated Radio Podcasts

Looking for digestible insights on the impact of financial regulation? Guess what - you found the right place. In this monthly podcast series, hosted by Scott Martin, Deloitte’s sharpest thinkers will talk you through key public policy developments that are shaping the financial services industry. We’ll keep our episodes short and sweet, you have our word. So, let’s have a Regulated chat, shall we?

Episode 18: Could anyone have predicted 2020?
At the start of the year, we looked at what was in store for 2020. It’s safe to say that the last six months have been different from our expectations. COVID-19 has changed almost everything about our daily lives and has been a significant challenge for financial services policymakers. But what are the regulatory trends that we see enduring despite the circumstances? In our latest episode, Andrew Bulley and David Strachan join our host, Scott Martin, for a mid-year review like no other. Tune in now!

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Episode 17: COVID-19, IFRS9 and how banks are managing the crisis
Banks will face enormous challenges managing the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis. The role of IFRS9 in determining the amount of loan losses banks have to provision for has received a lot of attention since the pandemic took hold. We invited two of Deloitte’s leading experts on the banking sector, Mark Rhys and Ian Wilson, to help us better understand its recent performance and what we can expect banks and regulators to do in the coming months as the crisis evolves.

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Episode 16: What are regulators doing about Cloud computing?
How are financial firms and their regulators getting to grips with the rise of Cloud computing? As firms push ahead with their digital transition, more and more of their activity depends on Cloud Service Providers. Regulators have recognised the efficiency gains that using the Cloud can bring to firms, but they equally want to ensure that risks arising from this are well managed. Tune in to hear Tom Bigham and Suchitra Nair speak to Scott Martin about the trends that financial services firms should be watching today.

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Episode 15: COVID-19 and financial sector resilience
As much of the world prepares for long periods of lockdown and social distancing, how can financial services firms and their regulators be confident that measures taken to strengthen the resilience of the financial the system have been enough? In this episode, Scott Martin speaks to David Strachan from Deloitte’s EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy and Rick Cudworth from Deloitte’s Reputation, Crisis & Resilience practice to get their take on whether the financial sector can stay resilient through the disruption caused by COVID-19. Tune in now to hear what we’re seeing during these extraordinary times.

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Episode 14: The financial risks from climate change
What are financial firms doing to ensure they are prepared for the effects that climate change can bring? Amid growing political, media and regulatory attention, banks and insurers are coming under increased pressure to show that they understand the scale of the climate risks that they each face. In this episode, Scott Martin speaks to Damian Hales and Rutang Thanawalla from Deloitte’s FS-Risk Advisory practice about the latest thinking in the financial sector on preparing for climate change. Tune in now to hear about a key financial sector risk and the regulatory response.

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Special Episode: What’s in store for 2020?
Welcome to the Twenties! It’s a new year and a new decade, and the first question that’s on our mind is how financial sector leaders can navigate the regulatory and commercial challenges ahead. In this special episode, our host, Scott Martin is joined by David Strachan and Andrew Bulley to talk about their 2020 Regulatory Outlook, and Ian Stewart, Deloitte’s UK Chief Economist, is back to tell us what he’s seeing in the economy and in markets. From sustainability and cyber risk to new technologies and changing demographics, we scan the horizon for what the financial industry can expect in the year ahead. Join us!

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Episode 12: Has there been enough cultural change in the financial sector?
How do we deal with a challenge as difficult as cultural change in the financial sector? More than ten years on since the financial crisis, what’s still on the agenda of financial authorities? In this packed episode, Scott Martin speaks to Andrew Bulley and Orla Hurst from the Centre for Regulatory Strategy, as well as Rose-Marie Kennedy from Deloitte Ireland. Tune in now to find out what they see as the four most up-and-coming trends in financial services culture and what FS firms can expect to happen next.

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Episode 11: How can finance be more operationally resilient?
Outages, data breaches, systems failures. What happens when the financial sector’s normal functioning gets disrupted? In this episode, Scott Martin speaks to Rick Cudworth and Neil Bourke from Deloitte’s Reputation, Crisis & Resilience team to find out what Financial Services firms are doing to strengthen their operational resilience. Tune in now to understand how regulators are becoming more and more alert to the complexity of these risks and how they’re proactively getting Financial Services firms to be better prepared for them.

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Episode 10: Open Banking: How much will it change the financial services sector?
This month, Valeria Gallo, FinTech expert in Deloitte’s EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy (ECRS), joins us to cut through all the buzzwords and give us her views on how Open Banking, and eventually Open Finance, might actually change the financial services sector. Tune in now to hear the latest about what could be one of the most important regulatory trends driving customer-focused innovation in financial services. This is a show FinTech fans will not want to miss.

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Episode 9: Sir Rob Wainwright on fighting cyber-crime
How resilient is the financial sector to cyber-crime? In this episode, Scott Martin is joined by Sir Rob Wainwright, Senior Partner at Deloitte and former head of Europol, who talks to us about how the merger of cyber risk and crime have created a whole new field of challenges for financial services firms. Tune in now to understand how the sector and its regulators can respond to this threat.

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Episode 8: Asset management: Are investors getting their money’s worth?
Money – as they say – never sleeps – and you’d certainly not want yours to. In this episode, we’re looking at how UK regulators have been promoting transparency amongst asset managers as to the value they are offering to their investors. Scott Martin is joined by Andrew Bulley and Joy Kershaw and together they dive into the latest competitive trends in the investment fund sector. Tune in now to find out just how hard your money can work.

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Episode 7: Is 2019 still on track?
At the start of the year, we looked at what was in store for 2019. We’re only six months in and it’s already been a year of twists and turns. In our latest episode, we’re welcoming back David Strachan, as he joins our host Scott Martin, for mid-year review of the regulatory climate so far… tune in now!

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Episode 6: Is FinTech ready for prime time?
As ‘FinTech mania’ rises, our latest episode looks at what regulators are doing to encourage more innovation, get ahead of potential risks, and how prepared FinTechs are to deal with the bigger regulatory hurdles they will face as they scale. Join our host Scott Martin, and our special guest Suchitra Nair, as they dig a little deeper into the future of FinTech. Tune in now!

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Episode 5: Top risks with Deloitte’s Chief Economist
In this episode, our host Scott Martin and Deloitte’s Chief Economist, Ian Stewart, scan the horizon and look at the some of the top economic threats facing financial markets today. From the latest macroeconomic developments around the world, to the risks keeping central bankers and financial regulators up at night. Tune in to hear more!

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Episode 4: Cyber risk - how big is the threat to financial markets?
In this episode we are diving into the deep-end and tackling all things cyber security. How much of a threat is cyber risk to global financial stability and what are regulators starting to do about it? Our host Scott Martin is joined by Stephen Bonner and Dave Clemente to dig into one of the hottest of all topics in the financial world right now. Listen in!

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Episode 3: LIBOR - The end of the world’s most important number
The London Interbank Offered Rate, more commonly known as LIBOR, is often referred to as the world’s most important number. So, what do you do when the authorities say you can no longer use it? In this episode, our host, Scott Martin is joined by Ed Moorby and Sherine El-Sayed to explore how the global financial sector is doing so far in changing the way it prices almost all of its financial products. Tune in now!

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Episode 2: What’s in store for 2019?
Hello 2019, we’re ready for you. In our second episode, our host, Scott Martin is joined by David Strachan and Andrew Bulley from our EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy to discuss what’s on the financial regulatory agenda for the year ahead. From cyber to climate change, we explore some of the big risks and opportunities the financial industry will face in 2019. Let’s get straight into it!

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Episode 1: Basel III and cryptocurrencies
Welcome to Regulated Radio! To kick things off we talk about two of the big issues in the massive shorefront of challenges that regulators and the financial sector are facing today namely just how much of an impact we think the Basel III agreement will have on European banks and what keeps European policymakers up at night when they think about the risks from cryptocurrencies. Scott Martin, our host, is joined by two guests from our EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy, Rod Hardcastle and Suchitra Nair. Tune in!

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About the Centre for Regulatory Strategy, EMEA

The Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy is a powerful resource of information and insight, designed to assist financial institutions manage the complexity and convergence of rapidly increasing new regulation.

With regional hubs in the AmericasAsia Pacific and EMEA, the Centre combines the strength of Deloitte’s regional and international network of experienced risk, regulatory, and industry professionals – including a deep roster of former regulators, industry specialists, and business advisers – with a rich understanding of the impact of regulations on business models and strategy.


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