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Libor transition

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.

crypto and AML

Banks’ AML travails suggest a tough road ahead for cryptoassets

September 29, 2021

Time will tell as to what extent regulators impose stringent anti-money laundering requirements on cryptocurrency operations.

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The slow march of gender diversity on US bank boards

September 22, 2021

Despite women now making up a majority of total bank employees in the US, men significantly outnumber women in senior executive positions.

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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. 

Morgan Stanley leads as US banks feel profit squeeze

September 1, 2021

Morgan Stanley takes the lead, but on its heels are two more traditional lenders.

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As inflation risk rises, banks should step up stress tests

August 18, 2021

In the current environment, it’s hard to predict how inflation will play out, and banks should weigh up all possible outcomes.

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The DoJ’s power to subpoena foreign banks expands as the SFO’s diminishes

July 22, 2021

Recent legislation signals the US government’s determination to root out financial crime, regardless of where it may originate.

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Can UK banks adopt a Morgan Stanley-style approach to returning to work?

July 7, 2021

The US investment bank is looking to bar non-vaccinated staff from its New York offices, allowing it to remove remaining restrictions.

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Ambitious US infrastructure programme offers boost for banks

June 22, 2021

There are opportunities for banks in president Joe Biden’s $1.7tn infrastructure plans, but also challenges.

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Which way will the US Fed jump?

June 17, 2021

The direction of US Treasury yields will depend on the way that the Fed exits from its ultra-loose monetary policy.

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