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New HMRC insolvency legislation could undermine banks

February 11, 2021

Crown preference rights allow the UK government to take insolvency payments before banks and unsecured creditors.

Gary Gensler

Gensler's SEC nomination paves way for tougher oversight

February 11, 2021

Regulatory veteran may seek greater disclosures and investor protection measures and clamp down on SPACs.

Nirmala Sitharaman

India plans ‘bad bank’ to tidy up struggling banking sector

February 10, 2021

The country’s banks entered the pandemic in poor shape, and the central bank has warned the NPL ratio could exceed 13% this year.

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UK opens new chapter for financial services as it applies to join trans-Pacific trade pact

February 10, 2021

CPTPP could offer opportunities to banking industry as MOU with EU remains uncertain.

Giampaolo Gabbi

EU’s SME support effort requires revision

February 9, 2021

Capital requirement regulations have been extended to infrastructure finance, but need tweaking to be fully effective.

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Wild volatility in Gamestop shares attracts regulators

February 8, 2021

Frenzied trading certain stocks has caught the attention of regulators and Janet Yellen.

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Big data’s impact on financial services at a crossroads

February 8, 2021

Push by regulators to force leading tech firms to share data could provide a huge opportunity for other players.

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Biden presidency will be defined by Chinese challenge

February 4, 2021

The new US president has a bulging in-tray, but the relationship between Washington and Beijing is the most important.

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Behind the push to make banking more inclusive in MENA

February 4, 2021

The Middle East and north Africa has some of the lowest access to financial services in the world, but work is underway to change this.

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Italy's banks brace amid new political upheaval

February 3, 2021

As Mario Draghi seeks to form a new government, the banking system must cope with a deep recession and political turmoil.

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