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Basel IV? Not if France and the US can stop it
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The disagreement between bankers, finance ministers, and the Basel Committee which regulates banks, continues. 

Basel III is the post-financial crisis regulatory framework which forces banks to hold much higher levels of capital, to ensure that they can maintain liquidity in the event of another crisis. Disgruntled bankers insist that the Committee’s latest proposals amount to “Basel IV”. The Committee denies this and describes what it is doing as simply a “recalibration” of Basel III.

 

France and the USA oppose further circumscriptions

Whether this...

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MiFID Is Getting An Update
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MiFID is a Financial Instruments Directive that governs markets. It has been in use in all European Union member states since November 2007. MiFID is a crucial EU regulation of the financial markets that seeks to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the markets by creating harmonized investment services for all activities related to the financial markets. This guarantees all investors in financial instruments advanced and harmonised protection.

 

Amendments

In 2011, the European Commission parliament agreed to a proposal of revising the MiFID policy. The proposal was in the...

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3 Financial Problems which Only Artificial Intelligence Can Solve
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Artificial intelligence, AI, has been developing for over five decades. Its development has gained more traction in the last five years than the rest of the years combined. Advancements in cloud computing, machine processing speeds, big data and open source software have been the key catalysts. The technology is a promising solution to some crucial trading problems which include accounting, fraud, and algorithm analysis.

 

1. Automated Accounting

Accounting in business is just as labour intensive as it is error sensitive. Using AI in the financial industry will automate the entire...

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Effective Strategies for Fighting Corruption in Businesses
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Corruption is a substantial menace that is deeply rooted in many businesses, governmental institutions, and non-governmental organisations. There is still a big gap between saying and doing regarding the implementation of anti-corruption mechanisms in our entrepreneurial culture. According to a report by Control Risks and the Economist Intelligence Unit, at least 25% of organisations admit that there is a likelihood of their organisation investigating a suspected case of corruption involving one of their staff members in the next two years.
 

Strong Policies and Reviews

One of the ways...

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