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Still much to negotiate after Europe agrees Basel III position

February 20, 2023

The European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee has agreed its position on the remaining aspects of EU implementation of Basel III. It is an important step forward, but there are plenty of issues left to iron out before a final text is agreed. 

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Basel III reforms go-live aimed at 2025

February 16, 2023

The delayed Basel III reforms are poised for progress in 2023, but there are signs of divergence between EU, UK and US implementation.

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To comply with ESG you first need to understand it

February 16, 2023

Environmental, social and governance criteria are three separate goals that do not necessarily go hand-in-hand, says a Commerzbank white paper. 

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Moving the needle on gender diversity in Europe’s banks

February 15, 2023

Despite gains at the boardroom level, women are still largely absent from the executive level within European banks. So, what will move the needle?

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What is the outlook for UK banking litigation in 2023?

February 6, 2023

With a multitude of open avenues for litigation, here are the key areas that banks should keep tabs on in the coming year.

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The Quincecare duty: 35 years on, the debate has only just begun

February 3, 2023

The anti-fraud duty has gained recent prominence as upcoming legal challenges threaten to increase banks’ responsibilities in the context of increasingly sophisticated fraud.

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Electronic Trade Documents Bill to bring global trade into the 21st century

February 2, 2023

Laura Murray, interim head of global trade and receivables finance at HSBC UK, shares her views on the potential impact of the Electronic Trade Documents Bill.

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Peru’s banking system to grow says finance minister

January 31, 2023

The banking industry in Peru is nascent but stands to benefit from planned government measures, explains Alex Contreras, minister of economy and finance.

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Rush to phase out fossil fuels could trigger financial instability

January 30, 2023

Policy-makers are making a concerted effort to steer the financial sector away from supporting fossil fuel producers, creating opportunities for new lenders, but some worry about the impact on the global economy.

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Five key takeaways from the FCA’s AML crackdown in 2023

January 27, 2023

With AML compliance at the top of the FCA’s enforcement agenda for this year, we highlight important focus points for banks and other regulated firms operating in the UK.

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