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Duty to Prevent

It is no longer acceptable for firms and their leaders to remedy misconduct after the fact. Instead, they are increasingly expected to prevent misdeeds or mishaps from occurring. This push comes both from aggrieved shareholders, tired of bearing the attendant costs, and in the form of regulatory and legislative requirements that seek to establish a ‘duty’ to prevent stakeholder harm.

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FSB Reports on Credit Suisse Rescue

by Starling Insights


Oct 23, 2023

Earlier this month, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its report of "lessons to be learnt" from the failure of Credit Suisse. Therein, the FSB addresses tensions at the heart of Swiss regulators' decision to use public money to back the emergency rescue of Credit Suisse.

The 2023 Compendium is available now!

Now in its 6th year, Starling's Compendium features over 40 contributors from across the industry as well as detailed analysis of the latest trends in culture & conduct risk supervision.

Judge Rules US DOJ Violated 737 MAX Victims' Rights

by Starling Insights


Nov 15, 2022

Last month, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement, promising to attend more closely to the interests of victims when negotiating criminal settlements with corporations. That same day, a federal judge ruled that prosecutors had impinged on the rights of those killed in two Boeing 737 Max crashes. The prosecutors had negotiated a Deferred Prosecution Agreement without first securing the consent of the bereaved families.