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Aman Narain

HSBC's mission-based banking

March 18, 2022

Aman Narain, global head of platforms at HSBC Commercial Banking, is bringing the Silicon Valley mindset to a 156-year-old bank. 

Rachel Adamson

The never-ending Libor scandal: why a public inquiry is now needed

March 15, 2022

The financial services industry needs to get to the bottom of what went wrong with Libor and Euribor. Were the right people charged and convicted for the offences that took place?

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Biden’s crypto order: sea change for digital assets?

March 15, 2022

The White House directive is pushing the plethora of domestic supervisory agencies to align on a digital asset strategy, including a US central bank digital currency.  

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SIX launches digital exchange with its own digital bond

March 14, 2022

The Swiss financial services group has issued the first digital bond in a fully regulated environment.

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Women: our best opportunity

March 8, 2022

Supporting women entrepreneurs requires less talk and more action on key areas such as helping women find the funds and technical advice needed to grow their business, as well as investing with a gender lens.

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Transforming the work environment with women in mind

March 8, 2022

The post-pandemic office needs to reflect the radical change staff have gone through during the past two years. International Women’s Day is an opportunity to look through a gender lens at what the new normal should look like.

Lenildo Morais

Can Fido solve the banks’ SCA problems?

March 4, 2022

How are banks implementing strong customer identification? How can Fast Identity Online (Fido) standards can be used in authentication to improve security and ease of use in online banking?

Farmida Bi

The purpose of business: a revolution in cultural focus

March 1, 2022

Sustainability concerns are driving a change in corporate responsibility. Zero-emission commitments have soared since COP26, but there will be a risk if companies make pledges which they fail to fulfil.

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Fintech funding surges as Middle East and African consolidation slows

March 1, 2022

Africa is becoming an increasingly attractive fintech funding destination for the international investment community 

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Fighting the good cyber fight

March 1, 2022

The financial services industry has long been a prime target for cyber criminals chasing big payoffs. However, the work the sector has put into standards and controls is beginning to deliver results.

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