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New US whistleblower reward scheme bolsters AML fight

January 14, 2021

Programme encourages whistleblowers from anywhere in the world to provide info about money laundering to relevant authorities.

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Rising US populism tops risk managers' fears

January 8, 2021

US institutions' inability to handle Trump-inspired populism a big worry, says the European Risk Management Council.

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Banking leaders fret over US Capitol assault

January 7, 2021

Finance and business executives condemn violence that left four people dead and urge peaceful transition of power.

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Fed acknowledges climate change threat to financial stability

December 14, 2020

US Federal Reserve has acknowledged the climate change risk, bringing it in line with other central banks and global bodies.

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Developed market banks ‘can withstand higher defaults’

December 10, 2020

G-SIBs can afford core capital ratios to fall by 5 percentage points before eating into capital buffers, according to Capital Economics.

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US banking M&A set for ‘big bounce’

December 1, 2020

Surge in mergers and acquisitions could reduce number of banks in the US over next decade, according to report. 

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Why CEOs should review pay and career policies

November 30, 2020

Business leaders need to ask hard questions and be part of the solution.

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Top US firms fail 'social' ESG metrics, according to study

November 30, 2020

Intel, Apple, Merck and Costco make ‘low positive impact’ in terms of regions they are based, according to Harvard Business School.

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‘There's a letter missing in ESG’

November 27, 2020

In the US, ESG is viewed as something that ‘nice people do', complains Calpers’ Anne Simpson.

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Biden victory ushers in tougher environment for US banks

November 16, 2020

Higher taxes and tighter regulation may beckon as new administration shifts emphasis towards climate change and healthcare.

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