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Implications of the FCA’s new ‘use it or lose it’ approach

October 21, 2021

Banks may be affected by the UK watchdog’s more proactive approach to cancelling regulatory permissions.

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Concerns linger over US dollar Libor transition

October 19, 2021

Most banks should have negligible Libor exposures by the end of this year. But pockets of concern remain.

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Social factors pose new risks for banks’ credit profiles

October 13, 2021

Regulatory efforts in the UK and Europe to encourage diversity and access to cash could have an impact on institutions’ operating models.

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SEC warns Coinbase over proposed yield product

September 20, 2021

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has threatened to sue the crypto exchange Coinbase if it launches its planned lending product. 

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Teaming up to fight financial crime

August 13, 2021

Tackling money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial crime is a difficult chore for banks. However, new approaches are beginning to make a difference. 

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UK mulls pros and cons of scrapping bonus cap

August 13, 2021

Critics argue that a cap on bankers’ bonuses is ineffective and outdated, but the issue remains controversial.

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Jamaica begins ‘retail’ CBDC pilot

August 12, 2021

The Bank of Jamaica has distributed $1.5m in central bank digital currencies to authorised institutions.

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What does the FCA’s new approach to SPACs mean for banks?

August 11, 2021

New rules introduced on August 10 seek to attract more special purpose acquisition companies to the UK market.

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Singapore leads in cleaning up the crypto industry

August 6, 2021

The regulator’s ‘in-principle’ approval of a cryptocurrency exchange is part of a global push to tackle fraud and scams in cryptoassets.

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EU sets out bold new approach to AML

July 23, 2021

Influential new authority could have direct supervisory powers and will seek to improve co-ordination between national supervisors.

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