Emerging GRC patterns around Cloud

With Microsoft making a big bet on its Azure Cloud based services, the impact and implications for Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) space makes for a very interesting case. I will share some interesting industry patterns around GRC on an ongoing basis as i come across them. Today i  start off with – Cloud GRC and Cloud based…

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Jeff Jinnett: Towards a Structured GRC Taxonomy

Although governance, risk management and compliance laws and regulations may vary greatly depending on the jurisdiction, issuing authority, regulator and target industry, there appear to be certain common GRC issues that can be used to group mandates into categories. For example, the following nine GRC issues (with examples) may represent a useful taxonomy for the…

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Sai Sireesh: 7 Pillars of US Financial Regulatory Reform Blueprint

Risk & Compliance Managers, Private Equity (PE) firms, Hedge Funds, Credits firms and Consumers, in the USA and global financial markets are going to remember this week for a long time to come due to the epic changes in the financial regulation and supervision. The latest US proposal on financial regulatory reform does skew towards…

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Jeff Jinnett: How to Take a Holistic Approach to Governance, Risk Management and Compliance – part 2

In the last blog, we were discussing ways to copy with today’s new business and regulatory challenges.  Again, you might want to consider adopting a “holistic” GRC approach that can help you develop multi-purpose, reusable GRC solutions.  For example, under such a holistic approach, a company could (a) identify the most important legal and policy…

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Jeff Jinnett: How to Take a Holistic Approach to Governance, Risk Management and Compliance – part 1

Today’s increasingly complex business landscape is matched by an increasingly challenging governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) landscape. U.S. multi-national companies are faced with a bewildering array of international, U.S. federal and state regulations, depending on the nature of the company’s business. These regulations can include the EU privacy directive, the Basel II Accord, the…

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Sai Sireesh: What is New in Your Risk and Compliance Journey?

Hello and a warm welcome from the Microsoft Worldwide Financial Services Team.   In this blog Jeff and I will share our perspectives on the current and future state of governance, risk management and compliance initiatives around the world and the enhanced role of information technology as enablers of GRC execution blueprints. We look forward to…

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