banks, banking

4 July, 2018

Action needed now on banking fraud and the erosion of trust

Why is it that western banks are increasingly reliant on business models that reward staff as salespeople, treat clients as fools, and present financial products like goods on a supermarket shelf? The...
PwC, pricewaterhousecoopers

3 July, 2018

PwC to pay $625.3m damages over collapsed US bank

PwC has been ordered by a US court to pay damages of $625.3m (£474.6m) over the audit of a collapsed bank. According to the
Paris, France

18 June, 2018

France orders banks to keep extra capital buffer

France's Financial Stability Council has ordered banks to keep aside an additional capital buffer to cover the potential risk related to growing private sector borrowing. On a recommendation from F...
Commonwealth Bank

5 June, 2018

Commonwealth Bank faces record fine over money laundering failings

Commonwealth Bank, Australia's largest bank, is to pay a fine of AU$700m (£400.3m; €456.8m) to resolve a money laundering case. It is thought to be the biggest civil penalty ever imposed in Aust...
Credit Suisse

16 April, 2018

Credit Suisse faces further ructions over boardroom pay

Credit Suisse Group has become the latest company to face opposition over pay for executives, according to reports. The banking group has changed is executive pay scheme, but
RBS

17 October, 2017

MPs slam RBS chief for ‘extraordinary outburst’ against business owners

Ministers have slammed RBS chief executive Ross McEwan for what they describe as an “extraordinary outburst” against business owners, in light of pressure for details of the bank’s former distre...
European Banking Authority

28 September, 2017

European banking authorities urge greater diversity among managers

European financial institutions should improve the diversity of their management bodies to ensure sound governance, said the European Banking Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authorit...
Chess, strategy, technology, digitalisation

11 September, 2017

Strategic thinking in the age of digital transformation

It is 7am in 2025 and you’re in a driverless electric Uber car whizzing you to work in the City. You’re on Skype talking to one of your Chine...
Bank

6 December, 2016

Corporate borrowers should be braced for refinancing headwinds

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9 November, 2015

Grimstone joins Barclays

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