Spain’s Banco Santander is launching a bid to reacquire the remaining stake in the Mexican unit it sold almost a decade ago.
29 March 2021
Greece’s second-largest bank, Alpha Bank, has agreed the sale of a €10.8 billion portfolio of non-performing loans to US private equity fund Davidson Kempner, following a governmental push to reduce the country’s NPL pile.
03 March 2021
UBS’s Brazilian joint venture will provide investment banking services in Argentina under a new agreement with a local bank, its first such deal since it was set up in October.
25 February 2021
Pittsburgh-based PNC has agreed the purchase of Spanish bank BBVA’s US subsidiary – setting off a regulatory approvals process that will extend into the Biden administration.
18 November 2020
The European Central Bank has warned that a digital euro could alter banks’ entire business models and encourage greater risk-taking behaviours.
20 October 2020
In a move that could allow European investors to avoid publicly disclosing certain UK-based transactions, the European Securities and Markets Authority has confirmed it will assess UK trading venues before the end of the year – as the regulator gets greater powers to monitor non-EU firms transacting in the bloc.
05 October 2020
A G20 report says the benefits to cross-border payments from technological advances will be limited if states don’t coordinate their regulatory frameworks as well.
14 July 2020
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) will introduce a new licensing regime for foreign financial services providers as part of a new regulatory framework, despite opposition from stakeholders.
13 March 2020
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