Latest articles from Banking, Regulation & Risk

bank of cyprus

Cyprus’s banks keep calm and carry on

February 23, 2022

The country’s banking sector has shown strength and resilience by offloading problem assets during the pandemic and maintaining improved compliance and regulatory standards.

bahrain banks

Bahrain's banks rebuild after Covid contraction

February 22, 2022

After being hit hard in the early days of the pandemic, Bahraini lenders are cautiously optimistic about growth prospects for 2022.

Vladimir Potapov

Markets will need to rethink high valuations

February 15, 2022

The CEO of VTB Capital Investments talks to Burhan Khadbai about the macroeconomic landscape, the rise of retail investing in Russia and the asset manager’s ambitions to get involved in the growing cryptocurrency market.

Constantinos Petrides Cyprus Minister of Finance

Cyprus looks to life beyond Covid

February 14, 2022

Cyprus’s finance minister talks to The Banker about how the country’s economy has coped during the pandemic and the recovery ahead. 

Mishcon de Reya

Supply chain risks and ESG compliance

February 11, 2022

The introduction of a compliance-related approach to financial crime enforcement, where liability may be triggered by actions far down a supply chain, will likely be applied to ESG concerns too.

CBDCs moving to the next stage

February 10, 2022

January saw a rush of announcements about central bank digital currencies, as they enter their next phase of development.

Syed Rahman

Are SPACs on their way to the UK?

February 9, 2022

What is the likelihood of the UK attracting special purpose acquisition companies following changes to the regulatory rulebook?

bank negara

Asia’s central banks collaborate on digital payments

January 26, 2022

Central banks across Asia are working together on real-time cross-border payments and central bank digital currency initiatives.

Regulators to peer into the cloud

January 19, 2022

Just three leading cloud providers pose a growing challenge in terms of the operational resilience of banks and this worries financial regulators. 

banking for women

Closing Asia’s gender finance gap

January 4, 2022

As financial inclusion has increased worldwide, one area has remained stubbornly difficult to crack: banking services for women in developing markets. Banks are now working on providing tailored services that address the issues keeping women out of the formal banking system. 

Top 1000 World Banks 2022 Order Now

Top 1000 World Banks ranking

Request a demonstration to The Banker Database

Global Risk Regulator

Join our community

The Banker on Twitter