Processing, settling, system failures and compliance issues
Calm before the storm
Banks across the region continued to grow in 2014 but with headwinds in the horizon, conditions are expected to worsen
Banking sector in good condition
Despite considerable variations within the Middle East and Africa, the banking sector as a whole achieved good financial performance in 2014
What SEPA means for banks in Asia
James Hatcher, managing director of Seeburger Asia Pacific, feels that SEPA offers a unique opportunity for treasurers in Asia to implement more efficient payments practices.
What is wrong with risk management in financial institutions? (From RWG member Martin Davies' blog)
Risk and Regulation Working Group (RWG) member Martin Davies shares his views on what he thinks are the issues in risk management that banks seem to be missing. Davies is "a risk architect focused on structured products for emerging markets and works with several tier one banks, regulators and brokerages across South East Asia". The post below first appeared on his blog and the following excerpt has been re-produced with his permission.
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One Big Question
The Asian Banker One Big Question is a debate held as part of our effort to solve practical problem that bankers across the region are facing.
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