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Banks reach turning point; face potential asset quality deterioration
Date: Feb 28, 2014   |   Author: Research | Research Note
Asian markets that have been buoyed by easy liquidity over the past few years have now to re-orientate to a world where the “music” of cheap money has virtually stopped.
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GCC regulators on track to achieving regional governance infrastructure
Date: Feb 21, 2014   |   Author: Farrah Brake | Research Note
Banks 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.
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VIDEO: “We’ve left principles behind and gone for regulation”
Date: Feb 13, 2014   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Don Johnston, former secretary general, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, discusses tax accountability, managing OECD membership and the distinction between rules and principles.
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VIDEO: “The regulatory system in the US is way too complex and fragmented”
Date: Feb 13, 2014   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
William Isaac, former chairman, FDIC, discusses the Volcker Rule, too-big-to-fail banks and recent regulatory failures.
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VIDEO: “Great economic development is always associated with an increase of inequalities”
Date: Jan 22, 2014   |   Author: The Banking Conversation | Interviews
Thierry de Montbrial, CEO, French Institute of International Relations, discusses foreign trade and investment policies, IFRI’s establishment, and modern economic inequalities.
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Interview transcript: Thierry de Montbrial,CEO, IFRI
Date: Jan 13, 2014   |   Author: Editorial | Interviews
Thierry de Montbrial, CEO, French Institute of International Relations, discusses France’s role in the modern world order, re-industrialisation of the country, and the rich-poor divide.
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Increased trade between China and Switzerland to drive financial integration
Date: Dec 17, 2013   |   Author: Martin Maurer | Opinion
Martin Maurer, CEO, Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland, discusses the potential benefits arising from China and Switzerland’s free trade collaboration.
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Mid-sized Chinese banks seek deeper ties with Asian banks for growth
Date: Dec 06, 2013   |   Author: Alice Yang | Interviews
Guo Zhiwen, chairman of Harbin Bank, discusses establishment of Asia Financial Cooperation Association and its bid to go global.

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