Ian Guider: Has the shift from regulatory light touch to hard line gone too far?
High street European banks won’t fill the gap left by Ulster Bank and KBC: digital challengers and start-ups will be needed for that
Even though he was wearing a mask, it was not hard to see the smile on Emmanuel Macron’s face as he officially unveiled JP Morgan’s new trading hub near the Louvre in Paris at the end of June. Some 440 traders are joining the US bank’s latest European outpost in the French capital, having fled London because of Brexit.
The spoils of Brexit haven’t been all that much in the...
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Analysis: Draft legislation brings individual accountability for financial sector misconduct a step closer
Executives could be fined up to €1 million and barred from working in the sector if they breach financial conduct rules under proposed new law
Ian Guider: Moneylending doesn’t need a revamp, it needs to be replaced
New laws around ‘high-cost credit’ will be useful, but even better would be creating ways to bring those who have no other options than moneylenders into mainstream finance
Phil Hogan appointed to executive advisor role in decentralised finance legal assurance firm
Astra Protocol is a patented blockchain legal product that claims to facilitate easier and safer smart contracts and for decentralised finance products such as crypto currencies.