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Australia’s big bank shake-up

October 22, 2018

Australia’s banks have had things easy for a long time, but, writes Brian Caplen, this may not continue.

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Which countries lead in open banking?

October 19, 2018

A new report divides up countries as pioneers, followers and conservatives in open banking. And in spite of the push from PSD2, not all EU countries are doing particularly well, writes Brian Caplen.

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Making capital flow downhill

October 12, 2018

Money flows around the world like never before, but, asks Brian Caplen, is it promoting development?

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Is light-touch regulation right for fintechs?

October 11, 2018

Indonesian president Joko Widodo endorses a light touch for fintechs but IMF managing director Christine Lagarde prefers a 'proportionate' approach. Brian Caplen assesses which is the best way forward.

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IMF meets in digital Indonesia

October 10, 2018

Emerging markets will reap the greatest gains from the online economy, as shown by Indonesia’s experiences, writes Brian Caplen.

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Banking – you want it boring?

October 9, 2018

A decade after the financial crash banks are safer, but generating returns above the cost of capital is a challenge, writes Brian Caplen.

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UniCredit leads Italian Schuldschein surge

October 8, 2018

Following Italian tax reforms making it easier to use Schuldschein, UniCredit has led two pioneering deals by corporates wanting to take advantage of the instrument.

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May’s bad Brexit works for Jersey

October 2, 2018

Political agendas have taken control of the Brexit negotiations. This makes a no-deal scenario more likely even though there are plenty of solutions to hand, writes Brian Caplen.

After Cambridge Analytica, where next for open banking?

October 1, 2018

In a climate of increasing caution around data sharing, David Gardner of law firm TLT asks how banks can reconcile new initiatives with the need to safeguard customer information.

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SocGen’s global head of DCM celebrates inspiring year

October 1, 2018

Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking’s head of debt capital markets, Demetrio Salorio, talks to Stefanie Linhardt about winning market share and how mergers support the corporate bond market.

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