Market Abuse risks are frequently characterised as low-frequency risks, although normally high impact. However, we know the FCA continues to focus on preventing and identifying market abuse. The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) came into effect on 3 July 2016, replacing the Market Abuse Directive.

In addition to providing you with a MAR health check, Bovill is also able to provide you with wider market abuse prevention support. At Bovill, we have the experience to assist you with the complete cycle of Market Abuse challenges:

  • Prevention – We can review your organisation’s key market abuse risks and determine essential steps to enhancing your resilience
  • Training – We provide training on the key risks, your obligations and the potential civil and criminal sanctions
  • Monitoring and Detection – We can assess your monitoring and detection arrangements
  • Reporting and Disclosure – We can review your Suspicious Transaction Reporting process to make sure it is fully compliant
  • Internal Investigation – We can help you to assess the nature and extent of an incident, determine its impact, and whether controls were absent, circumvented or failed.
  • External Investigation – Together, we can assist you in meeting the regulator’s expectations when faced with potential enforcement action. This may include for example, performing a mock visit, reviewing your response to an FCA information request or responding to a regulatory attestation
  • Remediation – We can determine the key steps to ensuring effective preventative action is implemented.

Ongoing MAR re-assurance at an affordable rate

Bovill’s new market abuse surveillance service launched across the UK, US, Singapore and Hong Kong in 2018. Our charging structure gives clients access to top-end technology at a preferential rate, while also providing experienced analysts and consultants who perform the monitoring activity on your behalf.

To find out more about this service and how we can help you, please get in touch with one of our consultants below.

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