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In the world of Transcendent Group there's a lot going on.

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Our experienced and highly skilled consultants in GRC utilize years of experience and knowledge from the industry, which we want to share with you. Transcendent Group is going through an extraordinary growth journey with rapid geographical expansion, leading to plenty of good stories, and good stories are meant to heard. We will also share what’s going on in the Group through news and press releases which you can find here.

Repurchase of shares in subsidiary by Transcendent Group

December 6, 2019

In connection with Christina Falk, previous CEO of the subsidiary Transcendent Group Väst AB until August 2019, terminating her employment with Transcendent Group, a shareholding...

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Transcendent Group’s interim CEO for RegTech appointed permanent CEO of the subsidiary

December 6, 2019

”I am glad that Magnus, who has made an impressive impression among the management team in the role as interim CEO, now will become permanent...

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Transcendent Group welcomes Christine Axentjärn

November 29, 2019

Christine has got a double degree in law and computer science, and she has an impressive track record from various types of programs and projects...

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Correction: Interim report January-September 2019

November 20, 2019

Third quarter 2019 (third quarter 2018) Net sales amounted to SEK 40.4 million (32.7), equivalent to a growth of 23.6 percent compared to the corresponding...

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Interim report January-September 2019

November 20, 2019

Third quarter 2019 (third quarter 2018) Net sales amounted to SEK 40.4 million (32.7), equivalent to a growth of 23.6 percent compared to the corresponding...

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Welcome Elif Morgenroth, new co-worker in Frankfurt!

November 19, 2019

Elif has a fantastic track record of success. Her practice area covers forensic and advisory services related to internal investigations, compliance processes, IT infrastructure, and...

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Leon Kort new co-worker at TG Netherlands

November 7, 2019

Leon is a passionate regulatory compliance professional with more than 5 years of experience at Deloitte. He is specialized in the field of financial economic crime...

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Transcendent Group launches a new service within RegTech

October 31, 2019

RFA is a digital service where the internal regulatory framework can be developed, decided on, administrated and updated. ”In practice, RFA means that our customers...

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Peter Engering joins Transcendent Group Netherlands

October 29, 2019

Peter has over six years of ERP implementation experience and over 10 years of experience from big4 organizations, working with Governance, Risk and Compliance mainly...

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Welcome Åsa, new co-worker in Göteborg

October 28, 2019

Åsa Nilsson recently joined us from Sparbanken Sjuhärad, where she was working as a compliance officer. Before that she worked more than 10 years at...

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Transcendent Group listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market

October 22, 2019

”We welcome Transcendent Group to the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market. Transcendent Group joins a number of peers listed on our Nordic markets, and...

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Transcendent Group about to conquer the German market

October 17, 2019

A new office in Frankfurt Transcendent Group’s first office in Germany started in Frankfurt in July 2019 with Emanuel Gedeon taking the lead as CEO...

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Transcendent Group’s offering was substantially oversubscribed – trading in the share on Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market commences on Tuesday, October 22.

October 16, 2019

Offering Summary The price per share in the Offering was SEK 31, corresponding to a total market value of the Company’s shares of approximately SEK...

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Karin Olofsson new co-worker at TG Stockholm

October 16, 2019

We are very happy to welcome Karin Olofsson to Transcendent Group Stockholm! She comes from Handelsbanken where she worked for several years with Internal Audit....

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Cyber Security Month – Top 3 easy tips on how to become more secure at home

October 16, 2019

There are many things to recommend within the area, but I want to focus on some practical tips on how you can become more secure...

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Jonathan Hjelmåker joins Transcendent Group!

October 15, 2019

Jonathan joined our team in Stockholm in August and has already added great value. He has extensive experience from AML related work as well as...

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Welcome Andreas Liese, new GRC-consultant in Malmö

October 14, 2019

Andreas comes with a solid background from the financial sector with international experiences that will serve our customers very well. Andreas will primarily work within...

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Welcome Vaida to our office in Vilnius!

October 10, 2019

Vaida comes from Ikano bank in Malmö, Sweden where she was working as Head of Operational risk control. Besides that, she has almost 10 years...

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Transcendent Group strengthens focus on digitalization by appointing a CEO for RegTech

October 10, 2019

During 2019, Transcendent Group launched the subsidiary RegTech (Regulatory Technology) with the objective to fill an empty space in the market by developing and supplying...

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Koen Matthys, new co-worker at Transcendent Group

October 9, 2019

As a curious person with communication skills built into his DNA, Koen creates acceptance and understanding across different professional environments. Koen is experienced within the...

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Welcome Kjersti Præsttun Ruben!

October 7, 2019

Kjersti joined Transcendent Group Norway in September and brings in extensive governance, risk and compliance expertise from her 19 years in the financial sector and...

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Cecilia Hollerup joins Transcendent Group

October 1, 2019

Cecilia has previously worked as a legal counsel at different banks for 20 years. Since 2010, she has worked as a consultant in the role...

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Ready to unwrap the EU Banking Package?

October 1, 2019

Based on drafts by the EU Commission from 2016, EU authorities have now agreed on and published final versions of the framework for capital requirements...

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Role and expectations for compliance are on the move

September 30, 2019

The whistleblower directive the European Parliament has accepted earlier this year is an illustrative example of this: an EU-wide obligation for companies to enable safe...

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Transcendent Group AB (publ) announces offering of shares and publishes prospectus in connection with Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market listing

September 30, 2019

The Offering will be conducted at a fixed price of SEK 31 per share, corresponding to a pre-money valuation of approximately SEK 170 million. The...

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Transcendent Group AB (publ) intends to list on Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market

September 25, 2019

A potential offer will be implemented at a price of SEK 31 per share, corresponding to a pre-money valuation of approximately SEK 170 million. A...

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Marcel Stenmark, new head of sales at Transcendent Group Sweden

September 23, 2019

– Marcel has exactly the profile that we have been looking for in this role! He has over 20 years of experience from different sales...

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Transcendent Group digitalize the Compliance function

September 23, 2019

RFA allows you to move time and resources to implementation and safeguarding of the long term sustainable business!   RFA has already been launched and...

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Elizabeth Äng new co-worker at Transcendent Group

September 18, 2019

We hare happy to announce that Elizabeth Äng has joined Transcendent Group’s office in Stockholm! Elizabeth has substantial experiences from the insurance business in various...

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Transcendent Group at the largest IT security festival in Norway

September 16, 2019

The scale of this festival, as it takes place in a small country like Norway, displays an excellent example of the growing market of security....

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Welcome to TG Gillean Dean Nordal!

September 16, 2019

Gillean joined Transcendent Group Norway on September 1st. She previously worked as a senior consultant/internal auditor at the Norwegian Central Bank and she has extensive consultancy...

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Suzanne de Boer – Verheij joins Transcendent Group

September 13, 2019

Suzanne has over 14 years of experience of which the last seven years were spend as a Compliance Officer and supervisor for the Dutch Central...

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Joakim Harbitz new co-worker at Transcendent Group.

September 12, 2019

We are very happy to announce that Joakim Harbitz joined Transcendent Group’s Oslo office in May 2019! Joakim will be a part of our Cyber...

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Welcome Elske Hartholt!

September 11, 2019

Elske Hartholt has over 15 years of experience within the financial sector of which the last 7 years within the Dutch Central Bank as a...

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CSR – We donated our rarely used business clothes

September 10, 2019

As a part of our CSR committee, we have a dedicated team who works with UN’s sustainable development goal 12; responsible consumption and production. The...

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Richard Nordlund joins Transcendent Group

September 10, 2019

After studying both veterinary and horticulturist Richard ended up with a degree in Systems Science. Before joining Transcendent Group, Rickard worked at Deloitte in the...

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California Dreaming? – Are European Companies Subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act?

September 10, 2019

Just over one year ago, the Governor of California signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the most comprehensive and restrictive privacy law...

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Welcome Johan Eklöf

September 9, 2019

We are very happy to welcome Johan Eklöf to Transcendent Group’s office in Stockholm. Johan has a degree in Systems Science. After studying, he joined...

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Ranjitsinh Mahida, new co-worker at Transcendent Group

September 6, 2019

Ranjit has nearly 20 years’ experience as a media and technology lawyer in the US and Norway. He has held roles as senior legal and...

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Ingvil Gaasland joins Transcendent Group

September 6, 2019

Ingvil has 17 years of experience from the publishing industry where she had a focus on business development and project management of digital products and...

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Welcome Holger to our office in Frankfurt!

August 27, 2019

Holger has a great experience working within the field and specializes in financial crimes, including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, public corruption, insider abuse and...

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This years’s GRC profile in Norway – nominate your candidate!

August 22, 2019

Rapid speed of disruptive innovations, new technologies, regulatory changes and new threats creates a risky environment for all organizations. However, this new landscape also creates...

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News flash – The Swedish Data Protection Authority issues its first GDPR monetary administrative sanction

August 21, 2019

The Swedish Data Protection Authority issues its first GDPR monetary administrative sanction. The use of a facial recognition technology (a limited trail program conducted at...

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How internal auditors can use robots and automation in their everyday work

August 19, 2019

Processes that are suitable to automate are; routine, manual, processes where it’s easy to make mistakes, and those that are based on rules (meaning that...

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Transcendent Group is a MästarGasell!

August 19, 2019

Transcendent Group is a MästarGasell! To be announced as a Gasell company by the Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Indsutri, you need to be one of...

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Myths on the extraterritorial scope of the GDPR

August 14, 2019

What is ‘extraterritorial scope’? It means that the GDPR can potentially apply to organisations that have no physical establishment in the EU, but in a...

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Welcome Stian Kristoffersen!

August 12, 2019

Cyber security is one of our services where we experience great demand, and it is therefore with great anticipation we welcome Stian Kristoffersen to Transcendent...

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Accountability and compliance culture – the role of Compliance and Internal Audit

July 2, 2019

A growing number of consumers require accountable, responsible and compliant companies that have the interests of their customers in mind and are committed to continuous...

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GDPR – and what it means for the UAE

July 2, 2019

GDPR – What is it? GDPR is simply the abbreviation of a new set of EU rules on personal data protection known as the General...

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Welcome Alf!

June 28, 2019

We are excited to welcome Alf Åkerman to Transcendent Group and to the Risk and Compliance department in Stockholm! Alf has extensive experience from establishing...

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Elisabeth Kjærnes Khantatat joins Transcendent Group!

June 28, 2019

With over 18 years of experience within insurance, Elisabeth has valuable experience and insight of the core business in the industry, as well as regulatory...

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Transcendent Group increases their strength and collaboration in Sweden with a new organization lead by Martin Bohlin

June 27, 2019

– Our three offices in Gothenburg, Malmoe and Stockholm have always collaborated and worked very closely, and the new organizational structure will strengthen that collaboration...

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Some nerdy legalese and some philosophy regarding AI

June 18, 2019

The incentives for spending all these resources on AI to be ahead in the technological race are many; more efficient work, smart and cost effective,...

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Transcendent Group is announced as one of Europe’s best workplaces!

June 6, 2019

– I’m proud to a part of one of Europe’s best workplaces! Our culture is what makes us unique, we really put people first. We...

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GRC of the future

May 22, 2019

For many businesses, digitization facilitates increased value creation and innovation in addition to renewed, simplified and automated business processes. GRC is an important building block...

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Good governance enables digitization

May 22, 2019

Strategy and innovation Companies that are good at digital management are characterized by having a digital strategy in place that is linked to the company’s...

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Welcome Daniël Smidts!

May 8, 2019

– For me, it is like all pieces fall into place when Remon and I started discussing market trends and the vision for the office...

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Threat landscape in Cyber Security 2019

May 2, 2019

Follow the money Cyber criminals main objective is to make money, while declining BitCoin price, crypto mining and ransomwares are still the main purpose by...

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The fine art of decision-making

April 23, 2019

Making a decision is the process of accumulating information, which is interpreted based on knowledge, previous experiences and sometimes even bias or personal gain. The...

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Claes Mårtensson joins Transcendent Group

April 17, 2019

We are very excited to announce that Claes Mårtensson, from April 1st, is a member of the Audit & Governance department at the Stockholm office....

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Transcendent Group takes home double prizes at the Great Place to Work Gala

March 29, 2019

– It feels great to be on the top list of Sweden’s best workplaces! It proofs that we are doing the right things for our...

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Lisa Dennis wins the title HR-personality of the year

March 25, 2019

How does it feel to have received Great Place to Work’s prize HR-personality 2019? – I was very happy and grateful to all my colleagues when...

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Transcendent Group – Norway’s 4th best workplace

March 20, 2019

– We are happy to announce that Transcendent Group is one of Norway’s best workplaces. Transcendent Group stands out with their high trust in their...

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The three steps of cyber risk management improvement

March 4, 2019

What is the greatest risk, a medium or a medium? If you search for best practices in cyber risk management you almost always end up...

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Niklas Larsson – new co-worker at Transcendent Group

February 18, 2019

We are happy to announce that Niklas Larsson has chosen to continue his professional career with us at Transcendent Group. Niklas has a background as...

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Christoffer Söderlund joins Transcendent Group!

February 18, 2019

With more than five years of experience from working with cyber security at the Swedish Police, Christoffer has unique insight in the needs and challenges...

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Welcome Gøran F. Breivik!

February 18, 2019

Gøran is a well-known person in information security circles, both regionally and nationally. At TG Bergen he will support our clients with strategy, design and...

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Mia Björk strengthens Transcendent Group’s HR team

February 18, 2019

Mia Björk strengthens Transcendent Group’s HR team Mia Björk comes from the global management consulting firm Resources Global Professionals, where she has been working with...

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Phil Knight joins Transcendent Group Norway.

February 14, 2019

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Phil Knight to Transcendent Group’s office in Oslo. Phil started in January and is already working on...

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Transcendent Group expands to the Netherlands

February 1, 2019

A different client philosophy Transcendent Group don’t offer products or static models to all clients. Instead, they only offer senior consultants who will tailor-make solutions...

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Welcome Hanna Lindström!

January 29, 2019

We are very happy to announce that Hanna Lindström has joined Transcendent Group, where she will work with Risk and Compliance at our office in...

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Transcendent Group Belgium celebrates 1 year

January 22, 2019

Nicolas Jongen started Transcendent Group Belgium in January 2018. Today, TG Belgium consist of a team of three experienced consultants. – Joining Transcendent Group as...

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Anna Ganetz – new co-worker at Transcendent Group

January 21, 2019

Anna has worked nearly fifteen years with internal audit and IT-audit in different organizations, for example at the Swedish Railway (SJ), Akzo Nobel, Swedish Defense...

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My Bungerfeldt joins Transcendent Group

January 17, 2019

My Bungerfeldt is a chartered accountant and has worked for several years with auditing – the past 3 years at KPMG. She has also worked...

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Enhancing GRC with intelligence

January 9, 2019

Shaun’s article in SIRK 1/2018 “Why gather intelligence?” illustrated the distinction between intelligence and information and how to deal with the information acquired. This article...

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Carsten Maartmann-Moe becomes new CEO for Transcendent Group Norway

January 8, 2019

Hacked his way to the top Carsten is a certificated ethical hacker and specialized within Cyber- and Information Security. “It’s great that we take the...

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This year’s Christmas Gifts

December 21, 2018

This year, Transcendent Group has decided to give our Christmas Gifts to charity in a total amount of 87 400 SEK, and have given 25...

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Documentation is key to IDD-compliant inducements

December 19, 2018

The investment services branch has during the last years been target of attention for the EU legislator especially focusing in retail market and protection of...

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Welcome Bendik Mjaaland!

December 17, 2018

Bendik comes from Teleplan Globe and has previous experience with Accenture. He is a security architect at heart but has dabbled in many fields within...

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Charlotte Eklund – new co-worker at Transcendent Group

December 13, 2018

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Charlotte Eklund to Transcendent Group Stockholm, where she will be deputy head of Stockholm’s Audit & Governance...

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Who is responsible for compliance with GDPR, PSD2 and AML?

December 12, 2018

For many of us who work in the finance industry, GDPR [1], AML / CFT [2] and PSD2 [3] are examples of buzz words that...

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How to be successful with your digital transformation

December 10, 2018

Norway is well-established as a nation: we have a highly educated population, good and stable economy, flat structures in society, access to world-class technology, and...

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It is you who trains the robots

December 10, 2018

Security and privacy professionals have long been aware that the information we uncritically share is valuable. If you do not you pay for a service,...

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Why gather intelligence?

December 5, 2018

In this article, I will examine more closely what we mean by intelligence and how that differs from information. I will also address how to...

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Auditing Information Security Governance

November 29, 2018

To have a well-functioning information security management and governance is key in today’s businesses. Regulatory requirements as well as requirements from the society and customers...

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FinTech Conference

November 12, 2018

We feel very passionate about sharing knowledge and keeping ourselves up to date in the latest trends and news. It was therefore with great joy...

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GRC Conference

October 19, 2018

We are proud to be premium sponsors at the GRC Conference in Stockholm, a place to be inspired with plenty of talented GRC professionals sharing...

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Shaun Reardon – our first consultant in Trondheim!

October 12, 2018

We are very happy to welcome Shaun Reardon as our first consultant in Trondheim! It is important to us to be where our clients are,...

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Welcome Pontus Lilliequist!

October 10, 2018

Last week, we had the pleasure to welcome Pontus Lilliequist to Transcendent Group’s Stockholm office! Pontus has previous experience as a cyber security consultant at...

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Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Cyber Security in the Financial Industry

September 27, 2018

The Benefits of AI The application areas have expanded from business intelligence to customer support (service and decision making), and from fraud detection to customer...

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DEFCON and social engineering

September 25, 2018

This year was DEF CON’s 26th year – the world’s biggest security and hacking conference which is held annually in the warm Las Vegas. There...

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Helene Kvernes Saether joins TG

September 24, 2018

Helene Kvernes Saether joined Transcendent Group Norway on August 1st, 2018. Helene previously worked as a consultant and as a IT compliance officer at Møller Bilfinans. At...

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Independence of the Data Protection Officer

September 24, 2018

May 25th has come and gone and with it the deadline for GDPR and the employment of a Data Protection Officer for the companies which...

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Digital Development – Consequences for Internal Audit

September 20, 2018

The digitization affects us all and leads to more and more dependence on automated processes and systems for both private and public entities. The development...

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Heidi Hasvold new co-worker at Transcendent Group

September 18, 2018

Heidi joined Transcendent Group Norway on September 1st, 2018. Heidi previously worked at the financial supervisory authority of Norway, within the section of banking supervision. At...

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Jonas Blomqvist joins Transcendent Group!

September 17, 2018

We are excited to welcome Jonas Blomqvist to Transcendent Group and to the IT governance and security department in Stockholm! Jonas has over 17 years...

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Helena Falkenström joins Transcendent Group!

September 11, 2018

It is with great joy that we welcome Helena Falkenström to Transcendent Group’s Stockholm office, where she will work with Audit and Governance. Helena has...

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How the Insurance Distribution Directive (EU) 2016/97, IDD, affects the actors in the Finnish insurance market

August 27, 2018

On Tuesday 10th of April the Finnish Parliament passed the national law on insurance distribution that will come into force in November 2018 according to...

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6 ways to fail your GDPR audit

August 15, 2018

So, you have spent hours and hours and possibly a big sum of money to ensure compliance with the much feared GDPR. You probably also...

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