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GCC regulators on track to achieving regional governance infrastructure
Date: Feb 21, 2014 | Author: Farrah BrakeBanks attending The Asian Banker’s inaugural GCC International Advisory Group Meeting on Banking Risk and Resilience identify the need for stronger boards and clearer regulations as key issues.
VIDEO: “The regulatory system in the US is way too complex and fragmented”
Date: Feb 13, 2014 | Author: The Banking ConversationWilliam Isaac, former chairman, FDIC, discusses the Volcker Rule, too-big-to-fail banks and recent regulatory failures.
Interview transcript: William Isaac, former chairman, US FDIC
Date: Feb 11, 2014 | Author: EditorialWilliam “Bill” Isaac, former chairman, US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, discusses evolution of US bank regulation, banks' risky investment activities and better regulation and supervision going forward.
Heightened recruitment drive provides boost to UK SME confidence
Date: Jan 22, 2014 | Author: Magessan RajData from Western Union’s latest International Trade Monitor indicates over one third of UK SMEs plan to recruit more staff; positive outlook checked by fall in export activity.
“Smart banks focus on aspects that will help them differentiate and win business”
Date: Jan 21, 2014 | Author: Steve GrobSteve Grob, director of group strategy at Fidessa, discusses how Asian investment banks can leverage on technology to help them succeed in their businesses as they expand through the region.
Asia Pacific bank M&A transactions totalled $13.9b in 2013
Date: Jan 09, 2014 | Author: Wendy WengDomestic deals dominated bank merger and acquisition activity in the region in 2013, while intra-regional and inter-regional deals also saw a significant increase.
Asian commodity markets positioned as global price-setters
Date: Jan 08, 2014 | Author: Mobasher KazmiDeveloping exchanges that can attract global liquidity and establish benchmark pricing for commodities remains a pivotal challenge for the region.