Analysis

Analysis, Operational Resilience, Regulation & Supervision
July 11, 2023

Chinese spy law gives banks jitters

International banks in China face heightened political and operational risk following the introduction of a tougher anti-spying law. Foreign businesses...
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Analysis, Capital, Regulation & Supervision
July 10, 2023

Hong Kong regulator simplifies banking system

Large banks operating in Hong Kong will likely merge with smaller deposit-taking companies after the banking regulator issued the latter...
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Analysis, Culture & Conduct
July 6, 2023

The rising risk of ‘cultural contamination’

It’s back with a vengeance. UBS’s chair Colm Kelleher brought the term “cultural contamination” back into public view when he...
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Analysis, Digital & Resilience
July 4, 2023

FSB toolkit to tackle outsourcing risks

Sloppy third party service providers are costing banks millions in messy slip-ups and regulatory fines. Can the Financial Stability Board’s...
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Analysis, Culture & Conduct, Governance, Risk Management
July 3, 2023

Three Lines of Defence: time for a revamp?

The holy grail of risk management needs to be beefed up, says the Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB). The UK’s...
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Analysis, Climate, Governance, Governance & Reporting
July 3, 2023

Climate activist shareholders shake up tactics

Bank shareholders are diversifying their activism toolbox, amid dwindling support for radical climate proposals. Climate shareholder activists faced a tough...
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Analysis, Operational Resilience
June 29, 2023

Quantum computing: the risks to prepare for

A new blueprint gives banks a headstart on how to tackle security in the quantum computing era, as experts warn...
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Analysis, Financial Stability, Regulation & Supervision
June 28, 2023

US open banking push throws up new risks

Supervisors are eyeing up the risks to financial stability as open banking practices become more commonplace in the US. Open...
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Analysis, Financial Stability
June 19, 2023

Regulators square up to digital bank runs

Financial regulators in the US and Europe are reviewing their tools for dealing with bank runs after the rapid dissemination...
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Analysis, Financial Stability, Regulation & Supervision
June 19, 2023

FDIC’s failings expose bloated US regulatory system

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) recent failings have highlighted how ripe the bloated US regulatory system is for reform,...
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Analysis, Crypto, Digital & Resilience
June 14, 2023

SEC vs Binance & Coinbase: regulatory overreach, or tip of the iceberg?

The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC's) charges last week against cryptocurrency exchanges Binance and Coinbase represent the boldest attempt...
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