Analysis

Analysis, Culture & Conduct
July 25, 2023

Banks boost horizon scanning for reputational risks

Banks are scrutinising their clients and commercial partners’ culture more closely to mitigate reputational risk, after cutting ties with disgraced...
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Analysis, Culture & Conduct, Operational Resilience
July 20, 2023

WFH puts bankers at risk of culture drift

The risk of slow cultural drift is worrying experts, as working from home becomes so popular that banks downsize their...
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Analysis, Shadow Banking
July 19, 2023

Banks reinforce defences in wake of BoE's shadow banks test

The Bank of England (BoE) is running its first system-wide stress “exploratory scenario exercise” on 53 firms, amid fears the...
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Analysis, Financial Stability
July 17, 2023

APAC regulators boost bank deposit insurance schemes

Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand move to beef up bank-funded deposit insurance regulations, with more Asian countries likely to...
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Analysis, Financial Stability, Regulation & Supervision, Shadow Banking
July 13, 2023

Regulators spar over how best to safeguard banks

Bank failures and the rise of shadow banks are worrying regulators, but there is growing discord over the best way...
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Analysis, Markets, Regulation & Supervision, Risk Management
July 13, 2023

Banks and regulators grapple with ‘AOCI’

Bank of America is the latest firm to fall foul of “AOCI”, a murky metric behind this year’s largest US...
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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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