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"I’m not going to anticipate an impact from the Trump administration, as they are incoherent"
Date: Jun 06, 2017   |   Author: Tanya Angerer | Interviews
Barney Frank, an ex-congressman of the United States, key architect and part-namesake of the Dodd-Frank Act, speaks to The Asian Banker about US President Trump’s attempts to change the bill, which he described as a “disaster”. In February, Trump signed an executive order to review the mammoth regulatory system put in place after the 2008 financial crisis with the US Treasury Secretary expected to report his findings in June.
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At odds with Dodd-Frank
Date: Jun 03, 2017   |   Author: Tanya Angerer | Research Note
In a matter of weeks US President Donald Trump’s administration will lay bare how they wish to regulate banks and markets. After months of scathing remarks about the Dodd-Frank Act, any clarity on exactly how Trump wishes to overhaul the system is welcomed by both detractors and supporters. But how much change should be expected?
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"Regulators have ‘upped their game’ in ways that would have been considered to be very ‘un-regulator-like'"
Date: Apr 20, 2017   |   Author: Serdar Guner | Opinion
Serdar Güner, director of supervision at the Dubai Financial Services Authority, in a speech during The Future of Finance, Middle East and Africa 2017, discussed how the regulator is facilitating innovation amidst the changes happening in the global financial and regulatory landscape.
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Mystery shopping becomes an important supervisory tool in retail banking
Date: Apr 19, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | News Analysis
Rapid developments and increasing competition in the retail banking landscape require greater need for closer supervision and monitoring from industry regulators to protect the rights of the consumers.
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The taming of the Chinese insurance industry
Date: Apr 07, 2017   |   Author: Research | News Analysis
China’s insurance industry is undergoing transformation as the authorities try to reign in the speculative practices of some players.
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"We have made a conscious decision to adopt fintech"
Date: Mar 30, 2017   |   Author: Rasheed Al-Maraj | Opinion
H.E. Rasheed M. Al-Maraj, governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, in his keynote address during the Middle East & Africa Fintech Forum 2017 discusses the efforts of the central bank to enhance the quality and competitiveness of services in the financial sector through fintech.
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Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
Date: Nov 30, 2016   |   Author: Foo Boon Ping | News Analysis
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
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The financial sector has to build new capabilities to power the digital economy
Date: Nov 18, 2016   |   Author: Tharman Shanmugaratnam | Speech
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister and chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, spoke about the critical factors that will drive the success of fintech during the Singapore Fintech Awards 2016.




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