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It is time to rebrand compliance

May 20, 2021

Compliance is a cornerstone of the banking industry, but it has also become an excuse preventing the industry from evolving.

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A strong and simple framework for the regulation of UK banks?

May 19, 2021

The UK regulator wants to simplify the rules for banks and building societies. How might this work?


Asian Islamic finance plugs into fintech future

May 19, 2021

Asia’s Muslim population is held back by the lack of faith-based financial services.

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Corporate default risk on the rise in Japan

May 14, 2021

As some sectors struggle, banks’ provisions for loan losses are equivalent to just 0.3% of assets.

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Staying within the rules will not protect banks from risks

May 12, 2021

The involvement of shadow banking entities and a lack of transparency can cause disproportionate losses.

FRTB: a silver lining?

May 11, 2021

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book has proved monumentally difficult to implement, but there could be a positive consequence around the management of data.

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Asia’s appetite for green bonds rising

May 10, 2021

As demand grows, investors are asking more questions about how their money will be invested.

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UK regulators looking to make ‘quick fixes’ to MiFID II

May 6, 2021

Authorities have launched a consultation on the treatment of investment research and reporting requirements.


Sanctions wave intensifies compliance headaches

May 6, 2021

Banks must spend more to ensure compliance as the number and complexity of financial sanctions increases.

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The secrets behind successful bank mergers

May 5, 2021

What should executives focus on to navigate the ‘perfect storm’ of M&A opportunities?

What impact did the global pandemic have on banks?

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