It will examine the complex legal and policy issues behind possible new legislation covering force majeure and suspension powers in case of extreme disruption.
The need to deal with possible terrorist threats was sparked by the September 11 tragedy of 2001, which saw many financial institutions suffer damage to their operations, and in some cases heavy losses to staff numbers.
One business, stock broker Cantor Fitzgerald, lost hundreds of employees in the disaster.
The government has also acted to plug the flow of terrorist finances throughout the financial services industry with the introduction of the Proceeds of Crime Bill to tackle money laundering, which comes into force later this year.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016