Regulatory Risk Management

As a fully integrated risk practice, we have the size and capability to address all risk issues and deliver end-to-end solutions

Regulatory Risk is generally defined as the risk of having the 'licence to operate' withdrawn by a regulator, or having conditions applied (retrospectively or prospectively) that adversely impact the economic value of an enterprise.

Regulatory Risk Management: Value

  • Ensure that our clients adopt sound corporate governance structure and practices that align with industry good practice and enable it to achieve their strategy
  • Greater clarity and confidence around the regulatory risk framework and the organisation's ability to manage regulatory change.
  • Understanding of both regulator expectations and business processes and challenges.
  • Identification of process improvement opportunities to ensure the effective and consistent management of compliance and regulatory obligations.

Regulatory Risk Management: Core Services

Enhanced Risk Strategies  Frameworks

Create the right risk strategies to achieve the enterprises strategic aims and implements the optimum frameworks to ensure risk is appropriately managed.

Work Undertaken

  • Assessment, design and implementation of Regulatory Risk Strategies
  • Assessment, design and implementation of Regulatory Risk Frameworks
  • Assessment, design and implementation of Regulatory Risk Appetites Statements
  • Assessment, design and implementation of monitoring and reporting processes.


Conducted a diagnostic review to determine key risk performance improvement opportunities to define 15 month implementation / change program.

Enhanced Risk Performance

Putting words into action – delivering risk performance within agreed tolerances at the sharp end – day after day.

Work Undertaken

  • Compliance and performance assessments performed on behalf of a regulator
  • Regulatory risk management effectiveness reviews carried out for the client
  • Variance analysis, design & implementation of remedial actions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions assistance
  • Regulatory college relationship management.


Developed and implemented an approach to identify and proactively manage a portfolio of regulator change for an international bank.

Enhanced Risk Management Functions  Capabilities

Create the optimum organisational solutions and equips the enterprise with the right skills and capabilities to manage risk to achieve strategic aims.

Work Undertaken

  • Assessment, design and implementation of Regulatory Risk Functions
  • Interim management solutions: Risk (and Compliance) Officers and other professionals
  • Regulatory Risk training.


Provided secondees to assist with the review of regulatory compliance, related to the merger integration of a foreign owned wealth business into a 'Big 4' Australian bank.

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