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A&O Consulting

Business problems are complex and interconnected. Legal and operational challenges arrive side by side. You need holistic, tailored solutions that deliver results.

In a complex world where landscapes are always shifting, we help you turn change into competitive advantage.

A&O Consulting builds better businesses. Our insights foster growth and build strength, integrity and longevity. Our solutions are innovative, practical and sustainable.

Business leaders around the world trust us to guide them in every aspect of their strategy, culture, risk, compliance and transformation journeys.

We are a team of former regulators and industry leaders and senior consultants. Where we work alongside our colleagues in Allen & Overy’s legal practice, you will benefit from a unique integrated solution spanning top-tier legal and advisory services, delivered by one firm.

We bring deep expertise, diverse experience and have a track record of delivering robust, practical and proportionate solutions to help our clients with:

If you would like to learn more about how we can work with you, please get in touch with our consultants.

Organisational culture in financial services

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Our global study into how the sector is approaching purpose, values and behaviour in the workplace reveals the priorities, challenges and opportunities facing financial services organisations.

Obligations Management report

Obligations management

We surveyed top-tier financial institutions across APAC, EMEA and the Americas to better understand and benchmark their current practices for managing regulatory and legislative obligations.

News and insights

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Blog Post: 21 December 2023

D&I in FS: how to get a head-start on the FCA and PRA proposals

This is the last post in our series on the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) proposals to introduce a new regulatory framework on diversity and inclusion…

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Blog Post: 20 December 2023

D&I as a non-financial risk: considerations for control functions

Proposals from the UK financial regulators aimed at improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the UK financial services sector include an explicit expectation for all in-scope firms to consider a…

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Blog Post: 19 December 2023

D&I as a non-financial risk: considerations for control functions

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) worry that a lack of diversity inclusion (D&I) at UK regulated financial services firms can expose those firms to…

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Blog Post: 19 December 2023

UK regulators’ expectations on governance and D&I within financial services firms

The recent proposals from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on diversity and inclusion (D&I) include proposals in respect of governance and oversight…

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