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According to a recent article in the Financial Times, increased regulation in the financial industry has led to the creation of numerous related jobs in recent years. The article states that the need for professionals who focus on regulation implementation and adherence has created more jobs in banking, auditing, and insurance. Along with regulation-related jobs, there is a growing need for risk-management experts with the ability to recognize and prevent risks for businesses.
Gregory Hutchings from Washington University’s Olin School of Business notes that there has been a significant increase in the number of job opportunities with buy-side companies, including private equity firms, hedge funds, and asset management companies.
After a slow in investment banking hiring following the financial crisis, experts assert that rising mergers and acquisitions activity is also stimulating additional job opportunities in investment banking. Furthermore, job security has increased for professionals in risk management, wealth management, and compliance and IT.