Global banking regulators will examine whether their new rules forcing lenders to hold more capital to absorb any future losses should be simplified after criticism that they are too complex to be effective.
Britain should adopt
legislation that could force all banks to split routine retail
operations from riskier investment activities if new rules
designed to protect taxpayers fail, an influential panel of
By Robert A. Irwin, On Deck Capital Inc. and Kurt L. Kicklighter, McKenna Long & Aldridge | March 08, 2013
Regulations are murky in defining how banks should verify customer identity when a new customer opens an account or credit line through digital channels, but best practices are emerging to help banks with customer identity verification in those instances.
Bank regulators are
considering improving their ability to bar bank employees and
executives that violate anti-money laundering laws, a top
regulator will tell lawmakers later on Thursday, according to
Banks facing a barrage of
lawsuits from customers accusing them of interest-rate rigging
argued on Tuesday that the cases should be dismissed, saying
there is no evidence of antitrust or other violations.
HSBC and Standard Chartered
will report a reduction in their bonus pools,
reflecting separate settlements with U.S. authorities over
probes into money laundering and sanctions violations, Sky News
reported on Sunday.