What the GDPR Means for the Banking Industry Standfirst: New regulations put customers in control of their own data and could have major implications for the banking industry. The rise of digital technology and the increased use of data has transformed the banking industry. It’s opened up a host of possibilities, but as so often…

Should the CEO and Chairman be the Same Person? Standfirst: It’s a question that just won’t go away: should Banks Split the roles of the Chairman and the CEO? In 2014, Bank of America Merrill Lynch gave its CEO Bryan Moynihan another title: Chairman. In doing so they reversed a policy of separation which has…

What does MiFid II really mean for Long-Only Asset Management? Standfirst: MiFID II is coming and if asset managers think they’ll get by with relatively little change, they could be in for a rude awakening. MiFID II – Europe’s answer to the financial crisis – is on the way in January 2018 and it’s got…

The Consolidation of Long Only Asset Managers & its Implications on Recruitment Coming together: The future of Long Only Asset Management Standfirst: What does the consolidation of long only asset managers mean for the future of recruitment? In the long only asset management sector, all the talk in recent years has been about coming together….

As Tidjane Thiam departs from Prudential Insurance to head Credit Suisse, it’s worth taking a closer look at whether Wall Street compensation actually benefit shareholders. Bankers’ compensation have always been the subject of envious scrutiny. Search the Dictionary of Quotations for something positive on the value of bankers and you’ll probably search forever. This scrutiny…

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