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block trading
Analysis, Markets
January 23, 2024

Explainer: loose lips at the heart of Morgan Stanley’s block trading debacle

Investigation reveals the bank failed to enforce information barriers across divisions
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Opinion, Regulation & Supervision
January 4, 2024

Why sky-high fines have ‘zero impact on a bank’s bottom line’

Overworked compliance teams pay the real penalty, writes David Silverman
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Buy now pay later
Analysis, Regulation & Supervision
January 2, 2024

US traditional lenders issued warning over ‘buy now, pay later’ market

Regulators cite compliance concerns for banks over delinquencies and data harvesting
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Conference reporting, Crypto
December 6, 2023

Crypto firms must shake off ‘illegal finance’ label, warns New York’s top regulator 

Digital-asset firms should use own tech for compliance as well as crypto
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Culture & Conduct, Opinion
December 4, 2023

How to avoid an FDIC-style misconduct inquiry 

Maintaining good culture is especially important when you’re tasked to uphold it
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Binance
Analysis, Crypto
November 28, 2023

What the Binance affair means for the crypto industry

Crypto firms must ramp up compliance and address skills gap after Binance
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Analysis, Financial Stability
November 13, 2023

Large US nonbanks face ‘bank-like’ regulation

Standard-setter FSOC has voted to give regulators greater powers to scrutinise nonbanks
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Research, Risk Management
November 2, 2023

US CROs fear rising credit losses in next year

McKinsey’s top recommendations for banks to fine-tune management of counterparty credit risk 
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Opinion, Risk Management
October 31, 2023

CROs in US and UK expect ‘mild increase’ in risk over next 12 months

Launch of US risk sentiment index complements UK and APAC indices 
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Analysis, Digital Transformation
October 30, 2023

Fintechs struggle with FedNow

The Fed's nascent instant payments system is likened to “half a service”
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Analysis, CBDCs
October 17, 2023

Policymakers get the heebie-jeebies on CBDCs

Central bank digital currencies have lost their lustre. What now?
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