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Should bankers’ bonus cap be removed?

September 20, 2022

The debate over lifting the ceiling for bankers’ bonuses has reignited in the UK, as the new chancellor raises the possibility once again.

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More effort needed to reach 1.5°C climate target

September 13, 2022

Ahead of the next COP27 meeting in November, research has found that no G7 country has a corporate sector likely to decarbonise fast enough to meet the Paris Agreement’s goal.

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Get your (comfortable) Sibos shoes on

September 6, 2022

The annual transaction banking jamboree is back in person, with around 8000 bankers, fintechs, big techs and payment providers, among others, expected to descend on Amsterdam in early October.

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Standardised connectivity enables seamless data flow

August 30, 2022

Santander CIB is exploring how a common data format for corporate-to-bank connectivity can be leveraged to create “invisible” corporate banking solutions, as well as value-added services in the sustainability space.

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Speed of execution is key for M&A success

August 23, 2022

Despite the perceived upsides, a large merger or acquisition project is not for the faint-hearted. There are many hurdles to overcome, not least IT integration and cultural alignment.

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Taking a global approach to sourcing talent

August 16, 2022

Attracting tech talent is a challenge for many banks, pushing many to come up with inventive ways to engage the next generation of programmers and developers.

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The state of corporate banking

August 9, 2022

A recent survey of corporates and corporate banks illustrates that corporate banking has permanently changed.

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Banking services for immigrants

August 2, 2022

As many developed countries face an ageing demographic, boosting immigration is seen as one solution. How can banks best serve this growing sector?

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What can a ‘phygital’ strategy bring for banks?

July 26, 2022

As regulators begin to weigh in on branch closures, banks are re-examining their branch networks and thinking about what distribution model can satisfy customer needs effectively.

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The battleground for SME customers

July 19, 2022

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent one of the most profitable markets for banks, but they have yet to crack the secret to success in serving this sector.

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