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Jose Manuel Campa

José Manuel Campa: Crypto-asset regulation – managing the transition from paper to practice

September 30, 2022

The chair of the European Banking Authority discusses how industry participants and supervisors can prepare for enhanced regulatory obligations of crypto assets.

Isidro Fainé

WSBI aims to think globally but act regionally

September 29, 2022

The chairman of the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute shares his views on the role its members are playing in promoting sustainable and inclusive finance, as well as the economic and social well-being of their communities.

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Digital bridge for Asia’s gender gap

September 29, 2022

Kimberley Long explores how digital finance and mobile banking are addressing the financial access issues faced by women that incumbent banks cannot reach. 

Dollar and US flag

US’s regional and community banks prepared for headwinds

September 26, 2022

While aware of the challenges ahead, the country’s huge network of small and mid-sized banks believe they are in a strong position and remain optimistic about the long-term outlook.

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UK credit card borrowing a potential minefield for regulated firms

September 23, 2022

Inflation and the rocketing cost of living are putting a strain on spending, creating issues for consumers and firms alike.

South Africa grey map

South Africa AML greylist risk a concern for banks

September 23, 2022

The South African government is mounting a legislative response to avoid joining the FATF monitoring list, but time is running short. 

Bryan Pascoe

Fixed-income markets ready for challenge and change, says ICMA chief

September 21, 2022

The markets are entering a period of disruption, both positive and negative, but ICMA chief executive Bryan Pascoe believes they can weather the storm and adapt in key areas.

Deforestation

EU banks face new deforestation financing rules

September 16, 2022

As the world’s forests vanish faster than ever, the European Parliament moves towards tighter due diligence rules. But how effective are they?

Osborne Clarke AR Regime trio

What to look out for in the FCA’s improved representatives regime

September 16, 2022

The UK’s financial watchdog is introducing new rules to its appointed representatives regime amid consumer-harm concerns. 

Gavel and currency

EBA announces plan to address faltering AML/CFT colleges

September 14, 2022

The European Banking Authority has set out an action plan following its report outlining deficiencies in the supervisory networks’ operations.

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