Most investment firms have sparse experience of IT when they set up their business....

Technology is a difficult thing to get right and cyber security is increasingly a major topic of concern for our clients, their investors and the Regulator.

The FCA Principles and the SYSC handbook in particular have important implications on the way that firms implement IT Systems.  This extends from technology and cyber security through to requirements around data retention, business continuity and supplier due diligence.

To provide specific industry experience our customers we have to partnered with IP Sentinel, who have a broad experience in the regulated IT space, to provide a range of services to our clients from start-up support through to

"Cordium’s ability to understand the diverse and ever changing industry framework as well as the ability to provide focused,  detailed and one-on-one expertise has been invaluable to our compliance program. The leadership qualities of Cordium's consultants are also to be recognized. Cordium values us as if we were partners rather than clients, this attitude goes a long way in assisting us in our compliance obligations."

Chief Compliance Officer, US Multi-billion Dollar Hedge Fund Manager