OW Industry: Financial Services

Public Policy

Oliver Wyman is a trusted advisor to public sector bodies and institutions around the world. Our in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry coupled with strong relationships throughout the sector means that we offer unrivaled expertise in both strategy and implementation.

Banks and Insurers

We serve the world’s largest global and regional banks and insurers in every aspect of their business. As regulation evolves, we continue to expand our knowledge and offering. We now offer services across the spectrum of policy from assisting with government-mandated stress tests, to liquidity crisis management, assessment of payment services and reviews of credit counterparties.Central Banks

We have undertaken a variety of work for central banks around the globe, including projects on policy formulation, financial stability, banks bailouts, governance and organizational effectiveness.

Financial Regulators

We have advised regulators in every region in areas such as reviews of regulatory architecture, internal structures and approaches, organizational efficiency and effectiveness, how regulators can help firms with compliance requirements through education and outsourcing, and Basel II implementation.

Government treasuries

We have supported government treasuries around the world in every aspect of their business, such as analyzing issues relating to the competitiveness of a country’s financial services industry, crisis intervention strategies and the structural integration of multiple regulatory bodies.

Supranational institutions

We have completed a variety of work for supranational institutions and have a strong understanding of the challenges and issues in financial services both globally and regionally. Our extensive knowledge of the intricacies of policy in financial services ranges from compensation regulation and implementation, to retail collections and responses to Solvency II proposals.

Oliver Wyman—SPP

Oliver Wyman – SPP is the alliance in which Oliver Wyman joined forces with Systemic Policy Partnership (SPP) in response to current challenges faced by central banks and other financial authorities globally. It focuses exclusively on servicing financial authorities. SPP has operated since 2007 as a small but select group of experts with extensive public policy experience, advising central banks and other financial authorities globally. The two organizations have a long-standing history of working together in the past, and integrating their respective capabilities has produced an unmatched capability across the field.  

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