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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    British bankers face annual competency checks under proposed law

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:32am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Britain’s senior bankers will face an annual competency check under new laws being drawn up in Parliament to reform the British banking sector and protect it against ... by a narrow margin of five votes on Tuesday. The government voted against the proposal. As a result, laws to toughen up professional standards in banking could now include an annual assessment ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance

    Britain says reckless bankers could face jail

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 10:40am by Reuters

    ... benchmarks said on Wednesday the law should be changed so that bankers found guilty of “reckless misconduct in the management of a bank” could face jail. The UK Treasury said the new rules could ... after the UK’s stake in banks, should be scrapped and reversed into the Treasury. The government had interfered in the running of RBS and Lloyds, in which it holds a 39 per cent stake. “Whatever ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    UK’s Osborne to unveil future of state-controlled banks

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London British lawmakers have called for new laws to make it easier to jail reckless bankers The fate of Britain’s two state-controlled banks will become clearer on Wednesday, ... economy and banking sector in his annual speech to financiers in the evening, reminders of recent troubles will not be far away. An influential panel of legislators called for new laws ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BRITAIN

    Britain vows jail for reckless bankers

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 01:29pm by Reuters

    ... regulator to promote competition- even though Bank of England officials said last week that goal was covered by other authorities and it was important not to complicate regulation. “Cultural reform in the banking sector marks the next step in the government’s plan to move the whole sector from rescue to recovery and ensure that UK banks demonstrate the highest standards, and are able to support ...

  5. News - China

    Li Keqiang expected to discuss finance and trade deals on UK trip

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Agreements likely during Li's London trip, according to ministry official Premier to discuss UK finance, trade deals Premier Li Keqiang will discuss infrastructure, ... to Saturday trip. British finance minister George Osborne opened the door to further Chinese investment during a visit to Beijing last year. He announced less stringent rules for Chinese banks ...

  6. Monitise's mobile money platforms enhance revenue streams

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:41pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell

    ... Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell Of the roughly 7.2 billion people worldwide, about 2.2 billion have bank accounts while there are 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions. Alastair Lukies foresaw this situation and the opportunity it presented when he founded Monitise in 2003 to offer mobile banking platforms to financial institutions. "Mobile technology will continue ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK report on Hong Kong 'avoids embarrassing Beijing'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 08:50pm by Johnny Tam and Joyce Ng

    ... Johnny Tam and Joyce Ng UK report 'avoids embarrassing Beijing' Pan-democratic lawmakers have slammed Britain's twice-yearly report on Hong Kong as "weak" and "avoiding embarrassing Beijing" after it did not express a view on Beijing's white paper asserting its authority over the city. "The UK government's position is clear: Hong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China's ambassador to UK hits out at public nomination for 2017 election

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... standard' to speak of," ambassador Liu Xiaoming wrote in a letter to the Financial Times. He wrote that Hong Kong's political reform was just a stone's throw away from the goal set ...

  9. Newmark Security introduces SATEON Access Control to Asia

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:36pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell

    ... Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell Leading global banks, government facilities, airports, oil companies and universities are among the high-profile clients that entrust the safety ... latest time and attendance terminals, and cash deposit device (CDD) next month. The CDD authenticates counts and sorts bank notes while ensuring that deposits are tamper-proof. The device can ...

  10. Economy in quick recovery

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:17pm by Richard Warren

    ... Conduct Authority and the withdrawal of cheap mortgages under the government's Funding for Lending scheme is starting to dent homebuyer demand. The Bank of England says mortgage approvals ... in the market is already starting to happen," Bill says. "In Belgravia and Knightsbridge, demand is already falling. Where that goes, the rest will follow." Rubinsohn says the Bank ...




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