Risk Prioritisation and Mitigation
A risk assessment enables the
DFSAto allocate its resources in such a way that its supervisory tools are targeted towards those firms and activities which pose a higher risk to the DFSA'sobjectives.
Whenever appropriate, the
DFSAmay inform the firm of the steps the firm needs to take in relation to specific risks. Subsequently, the DFSAexpects the firm to demonstrate that it has taken appropriate steps to mitigate the risks it poses to the DFSA'sobjectives.
Where necessary, risk mitigation programmes may be developed with a firm in order to mitigate or remove identified areas of risk.
DFSAmay discuss certain information with a firm, in particular the specific risks that lead it to assign an overall risk classification to the firm and any necessary remedial actions, it will not usually disclose the final risk classification.