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cloud computing

Banks’ cloud push ‘hindered by fragmented global regulations’

March 17, 2021

Consistent regulatory approach to use of cloud by financial firms required, argues ASIFMA.

City of london

Review proposes radical shake-up of UK’s listing regime

March 15, 2021

Lord Hill listing review aims to boost London's competitiveness in the post-Brexit era.

Lael Brainard

Fed governor calls for lessons to be learned from Covid shock

March 15, 2021

Covid turmoil underscores need to ensure financial sector can withstand a range of shocks, says Lael Brainard.


Risk and performance: beware traditional indicators

March 15, 2021

Traditional risk and performance assessment tools can fail badly when analysing investments with asymmetric risks.

Greensill failure highlights shadow banking risks

March 11, 2021

From a distant corner of the financial system comes another failure, hot on the heels of Wirecard’s collapse. The latest saga involves Greensill Capital, which also slipped through the regulatory net. 

fraud probe

Europe’s cum-ex probes heat up with focus on London

March 10, 2021

More banks likely to be drawn in as fraud investigations increase across the EU.

pandemic outbreak

Banking lessons from the 1918 Spanish flu outbreak

March 5, 2021

Amid the fallout from Covid-19, what can we learn from parallels with the Spanish flu pandemic a century earlier?

UK-EU face off

Brexit and equivalence — the path to salvation for UK banks?

March 3, 2021

There are over 40 areas of potential equivalence in UK-EU financial services law. But they are so narrow that UK banks stand to gain little.


Incumbent banks square up to the challengers

March 1, 2021

Challenger banks caught big banks on the hop, but now the incumbents are fighting back. 


Libor’s long farewell — is this the final act?

March 1, 2021

The global drive to replace Libor with alternative benchmarks is entering a final crucial period.

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