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US agencies probe banks over artificial intelligence risks

April 15, 2021

Federal regulators seeking details about how tech is employed in fraud prevention and credit underwriting.

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The numbers behind global AML trends

April 14, 2021

More jurisdictions around the world are levying punishing fines for money laundering breaches, but criminals are always innovating to avoid controls.

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Goldman Sachs to open Birmingham, UK office

April 14, 2021

US investment bank plans to employ hundreds of people at its largest UK office outside London.

Radical regulatory reforms not open to UK

April 12, 2021

Just how radical can the UK be in terms of re-writing its post-Brexit financial regulatory framework? Not much, it appears. 

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EU and UK agree ‘bare bones’ MoU on financial regulatory co-operation

April 9, 2021

UK had hoped for a more binding deal, but EU does not want to compromise control of its internal market.

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The risks of global divergence in Libor transition

April 8, 2021

Disjointed global approach to cessation of London interbank offered rate could throw up conflicts.

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Loan losses at UK banks forecast to fall 40% in 2021

April 8, 2021

S&P Global has yet to see sustained deterioration in UK bank asset quality as country slowly emerges from pandemic.

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Inflation risks loom over financial markets

March 31, 2021

Concerns about inflation are growing amid fears central banks may be forced to raise rates.

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Credit Suisse execs may be at risk over Greensill scandal

March 29, 2021

Investors are understood to be lining up to litigate against the Swiss bank in London and Zurich.

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China’s shadow banking sector pushed into the light

March 29, 2021

Beijing is looking to reduce the scope of risky shadow banking operations, yet the sector is vital to country's economy. 

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