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Operational risk is the new frontier

October 18, 2019

Credit and market risk are increasingly standardised among banks. But good operational risk management is a chance to stand out, writes Brian Caplen.

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Making money move South

October 18, 2019

Debt transparency is a strong theme at the 2019 annual meetings of the IMF-World Bank in Washington but the challenges are huge, writes Brian Caplen.

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Globalisation strikes back

October 14, 2019

The IMF's new managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, is out to demonstrate that the gains from globalisation outweigh the losses, writes Brian Caplen.

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We need to talk about Dave

October 8, 2019

It’s one thing to protect your bank from a cyber attack by a foreign government, but is your security Dave-proof?

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Do banks still need fintechs?

October 1, 2019

In the future, banks' relationships with big tech will be more important than their fintech partnerships, writes Brian Caplen.

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Is your bank frightened by the ecosystem?

September 24, 2019

Open banking is spreading around the world. Banks need to do more than just tick compliance boxes if they are going to stay relevant, writes Brian Caplen.

Spotlight on Sibos 2019

September 19, 2019
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How PPI profits hid a cost problem

September 17, 2019

Focusing on income and ignoring costs will always bring trouble in the end, as the PPI scandal in the UK revealed, writes Brian Caplen.

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Big banking profits should invite questions

September 10, 2019

What the UK's PPI mis-selling scandal shows is that the source of bank profits requires careful analysis, writes Brian Caplen.

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When the alternative becomes the norm

September 3, 2019

Banks are safer but economic conditions are increasingly bizarre. Risk managers are struggling to understand the new dynamics, writes Brian Caplen.

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