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Enterprise Compliance Risk Management: An Essential Toolkit for Banks and Financial Services

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management: An Essential Toolkit for Banks and Financial Services

Saloni Ramakrishna

ISBN: 978-1-118-63831-6

Sep 2015

250 pages

Description

The tools and information that build effective compliance programs

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management: An Essential Toolkit for Banks and Financial Services is a comprehensive narrative on managing compliance and compliance risk that enables value creation for financial services firms. Compliance risk management, a young, evolving yet intricate discipline, is occupying center stage owing to the interplay between the ever increasing complexity of financial services and the environmental effort to rein it in. The book examines the various facets of this layered and nuanced subject.

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management elevates the context of compliance from its current reactive stance to how a proactive strategy can create a clear differentiator in a largely undifferentiated market and become a powerful competitive weapon for organizations. It presents a strong case as to why it makes immense business sense to weave active compliance into business model and strategy through an objective view of the cost benefit analysis.

Written from a real-world perspective, the book moves the conversation from mere evangelizing to the operationalizing a positive and active compliance management program in financial services. The book is relevant to the different stakeholders of the compliance universe - financial services firms, regulators, industry bodies, consultants, customers and compliance professionals owing to its coverage of the varied aspects of compliance.

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management includes a direct examination of compliance risk, including identification, measurement, mitigation, monitoring, remediation, and regulatory dialogue. With unique hands-on tools including processes, templates, checklists, models, formats and scorecards, the book provides the essential toolkit required by the practitioners to jumpstart their compliance initiatives. Financial services professionals seeking a handle on this vital and growing discipline can find the information they need in Enterprise Compliance Risk Management.


 

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management: An Essential Toolkit for Banks and Financial Services is a comprehensive narrative on managing compliance and compliance risk that enables value creation for financial services firms. Compliance risk management, a young, evolving yet intricate discipline, is occupying center stage owing to the interplay between the ever increasing complexity of financial services and the environmental effort to rein it in. The book examines the various facets of this layered and nuanced subject.

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management elevates the context of compliance from its current reactive stance to how a proactive strategy can create a clear differentiator in a largely undifferentiated market and become a powerful competitive weapon for organizations. It presents a strong case as to why it makes immense business sense to weave active compliance into business model and strategy through an objective view of the cost benefit analysis.

Written from a real-world perspective, the book moves the conversation from mere evangelizing to the operationalizing a positive and active compliance management program in financial services. The book is relevant to the different stakeholders of the compliance universe - financial services firms, regulators, industry bodies, consultants, customers and compliance professionals owing to its coverage of the varied aspects of compliance.

Enterprise Compliance Risk Management includes a direct examination of compliance risk, including identification, measurement, mitigation, monitoring, remediation, and regulatory dialogue. With unique hands-on tools including processes, templates, checklists, models, formats and scorecards, the book provides the essential toolkit required by the practitioners to jumpstart their compliance initiatives. Financial services professionals seeking a handle on this vital and growing discipline can find the information they need in Enterprise Compliance Risk Management.

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

About the Author xv

Opening Notes xvii

Design and Structure of the Book xix

PART ONE Introduction to Compliance in Financial Services

CHAPTER 1 An Overview of Compliance in Financial Services 5

CHAPTER 2 Compliance in the Twenty-First Century 25

PART TWO The What, Why, and Who of Compliance

CHAPTER 3 What Is “Compliance”? 53

CHAPTER 4 Why Is Compliance Needed? 83

CHAPTER 5 Who Are the Players in the Compliance Universe? 121

PART THREE The How of Compliance

CHAPTER 6 Compliance Framework 159

CHAPTER 7 Operationalizing Compliance 183

PART FOUR The Compliance Risk Dimension

CHAPTER 8 Exploring the Concept of Compliance Risk 213

CHAPTER 9 Compliance Risk Management 239

PART FIVE The Real World of Compliance in Financial Services

CHAPTER 10 Real-Life Issues of Managing Compliance in Financial Services 273

CHAPTER 11 Lessons Not Learned 291

CHAPTER 12 Practical Solutions to Some Important Operational Challenges 315

Closing Notes 325

Index 335