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Kate Gee

Crypto regulation: too little, too late?

January 24, 2022

Regulators need to work together to create a robust and consistent environment for crypto assets.

Andreas Bernstorff

BNP Paribas continues its ECM push

January 19, 2022

The bank is progressing well on its plans to be a top-three European player for equity capital markets, says its EMEA ECM head. 

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Pandemic hangover fuels pessimism in 2022

January 18, 2022

The survey results underpinning the WEF’s Global Risks Report 2022 paint a bleak picture for the global recovery, with just one in six international business leaders feeling positive about the outlook for the world. 


RBC's decisive role in energy transition efforts

January 17, 2022

Demand for less carbon-intensive solutions across a range of industries is keeping the bank’s energy transition team very busy. 

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NatWest bond supports green mortgage lending

January 14, 2022

The UK bank’s second green bond, and fourth issuance under its green, social and sustainability framework, incentivises purchases of energy efficient properties. 

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The need for talent transformation

January 12, 2022

When going through a digital transformation programme, talent is as important as technology in ensuring success.

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AML and data breach fines halved in 2021

January 11, 2022

Penalties that financial institutions incurred for non-compliance with anti-money laundering and data privacy regulations have dropped significantly in 2021. However, there is still much work to be done to stem financial crime.

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AfCFTA needs to benefit all states

January 4, 2022

What is the balance sheet after one year of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement?

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Entrepreneurship: reflecting on Africa’s most potent force for good

December 31, 2021

Supporting young entrepreneurs and creating a strong start-up ecosystem will help drive Africa's future growth story.

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Abu Dhabi's open for business

December 31, 2021

Abu Dhabi's goals will be realised through pivoting the economy towards technologies and new economic sectors, says the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.

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