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Dan Tarullo

October 6, 2008

Dan Tarullo explains the impact an Obama presidency would have on foreign investment. Writer Lara Williams.

Carlos M Gutierrez

October 6, 2008

In the final months of the Bush administration, there is to be no slacking off with the president pushing for trade agreements with the likes of Colombia, says the US commerce secretary. Writer Courtney Fingar.

Archibald Cox

July 1, 2008

No stranger to the banking world, Archibald Cox has been inspired to return to the sector as chairman of Barclays Americas. He tells Katherine Tully of his intent to expand the bank’s share of the market and build its position in the US as an international platform.

US banks reeling from regulatory review

May 5, 2008

The proposed radical shake-up of financial regulation in the US has rattled the banking industry, writes Michael Imeson.

Competitive clearing

May 5, 2008

Competition and consolidation among exchanges, on both sides of the Atlantic, is reshaping the clearing models for exchange-traded derivatives, reports Frances Maguire.

IFRS makes a transatlantic crossing

March 4, 2008

US acceptance of International Financial Reporting Standards is a breakthrough, but UK bankers foresee a discrepancy between rules-based and principles-based systems, writes Michael Imeson.

Big five US banks record fourth-quarter downturn

March 4, 2008

Any hopes of Q4 results helping to restore the battered fortunes of the top five US banks were dashed as a further wave of bad news from the economy and escalating fall-out from the subprime crisis hit confidence.

In a panic over US gambling rules

February 4, 2008

Bankers fear that the US’s proposed regulation to prohibit banks from handling transactions related to illegal internet gambling would damage the payments system, writes Michael Imeson.

New rules to prevent another subprime crisis

January 2, 2008

Jane Monahan talks to Barney Frank, chairman of the US Financial Services Committee, about its plans.

Timely wisdom from an enduring master

January 2, 2008

Bill Rhodes, chairman of Citibank and winner of The Banker’s Lifetime Achievement Award talks to Stephen Timewell about his 50-year career, offering insights on the Latin American debt crises of the 1980s through the end of communism and expansion eastwards, to the present day rise of protectionism.

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