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Phillip Monks

Aldermore CEO optimistic over post-Brexit future

November 1, 2016

Aldermore was set up following the financial crisis to service SMEs in the UK. CEO Phillip Monks tells Stefanie Linhardt why this ‘challenger’ bank is so positive about life post-Brexit.

Barnabas Reynolds

After Brexit: continuity the key for the City of London's banks

August 1, 2016

The UK’s economic future outside the EU is nowhere near as bleak as it has been painted. A considered approach would mean a smooth transition to a post-Brexit world, says Barnabas Reynolds.

New global standards to strengthen bank ethics are needed

May 23, 2016

The professionalism and ethics of individual bankers is too important to be left to each bank on its own: the industry as a whole needs to come together to set new standards, says Simon Thompson.

Banks engage in AML fight

Banks engage in anti-money-laundering fight

April 1, 2016

UK fraud investigators have realised that banks are well placed to identify illicit financial activity and have set up a partnership with major European financial institutions to share information about money laundering and terrorist financing. But how motivated are the banks to participate?

Lessons learned from 90 years in banking

The Banker at 90: lessons learned from nine decades in banking

January 4, 2016

As The Banker celebrates its 90th anniversary, Philip Alexander explores the archives to find out what has changed – and how far history keeps repeating.

Banks adjust to stress-testing as supervisory tool

January 4, 2016

With post-crisis recapitalisations hopefully in the past, stress-testing has become a means to push banks to enhance their risk and data governance.

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Why better models do not always lead to better decisions

January 26, 2015

Executives who live with uncertainty should resist the fallacy of arithmetic precision when making investment decisions, says Georgios Samakovitis of the University of Greenwich.

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Eurozone banks beyond the comprehensive assessment

December 1, 2014

There were few surprises in the outcome of the European Central Bank’s asset quality review and stress test, but the results highlight what still needs to be done.

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2014: the year of banks behaving badly

December 1, 2014

Growing geopolitical risk and the rising toll of misconduct fines overshadowed what should have been a year of strengthening economic recovery.

Dos and don'ts of fraud

Dos and don’ts of preventing fraud in a bank

April 1, 2014

The damage that a fraud investigation can wreak on a bank is already well documented, but what measures can banks take to protect themselves against such incidents and minimise the repercussions if a fraudster does slip through the net? 

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