A new cycle for bank governance: the update of the EBA guidelines

In a year marked by the enforcement of several regulations, banks have their hands full. Investor protection (MiFID II), online payment innovation (PSD2), clients’ data privacy (GDPR) are among the regulations 2018 has seen being enforced. The banking sector is also undergoing a significant change when it comes to internal …

Can MiFID II make Financial Markets more efficient after all?

With MiFID II now in full swing, anyone buying or selling stocks, bonds, foreign exchange, commodities or exchange-traded funds is now affected by the new standards. Improving investor confidence while strengthening the industry don’t come for free. On top of revising costs and charges, the Directive brings more choice and lower …

More billionaires. More billions. What’s in it for society?

Globally, the total wealth of billionaires rose by 17 percent in 2016 to USD 6.0 trillion. Despite a period of heightened geopolitical uncertainty, the world’s ultra-wealthy are flourishing. We’re analysing in this post the wider societal impact of billionaires in terms of job creation and providing access to cultural capital. Where …

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