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Things worth reading: 30th January 2014

Things we're reading today include .., RBS used vampire practices to strangle viable companies, MPs told RBS faces 1,000 complaints about its 'morally wrong' restructuring division Barclays to close 400 branches – and replace them with smaller outlets in Asda supermarkets Unions blast Barclays over speculation of imminent cut in branches Do banks have a…

Things worth reading: 29th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … JP Morgan employee killed in fall from bank's London office named as Gabriel Magee Former Deutsche Bank executive found dead in London home 'Psychometric tests' landed Co-op Bank job for Paul Flowers Tom Perkins apologises for 'Kristalnacht' remarks but remains unrepentant about class war on the rich letter Deutsche…

Things worth reading: 29th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … JP Morgan employee killed in fall from bank's London office named as Gabriel Magee Former Deutsche Bank executive found dead in London home 'Psychometric tests' landed Co-op Bank job for Paul Flowers Tom Perkins apologises for 'Kristalnacht' remarks but remains unrepentant about class war on the rich letter Deutsche…

Things worth reading: 28th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Hardware 'root of Lloyds' shutdown' RBS faces £8bn in full year losses RBS sets aside £3bn to new misconduct claims A new leader, but the old problems haunt RBS RBS lands Ross the Boss in a Gloomy Place US makes Bitcoin exchange arrests Prominent Bitcoin entrepreneur charged with money…

Things worth reading: 28th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Hardware 'root of Lloyds' shutdown' RBS faces £8bn in full year losses RBS sets aside £3bn to new misconduct claims A new leader, but the old problems haunt RBS RBS lands Ross the Boss in a Gloomy Place US makes Bitcoin exchange arrests Prominent Bitcoin entrepreneur charged with money…

Things worth reading: 27th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … John Redwood: strip EU of power to regulate banks U.S. federal prosecutors target banks servicing payday lenders: NYT Britain's Lloyds bank customers hit by ATM card glitch Carney switches Bank of England focus to conduct risks Santander: 'You can't afford our cheaper mortgages'  

The Finanser’s Week: 20th January – 26th January 2014

Our biggest stories of the past week are … KYC, Laundering and Regulators: a Lose-Lose Situation I chaired a meeting today about KYC: Know Your Customer.  KYC is a wonderful thing that is debated in many financial circles and is an area that I could blog about for two minutes, but I think I need…

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Things worth reading: 24th January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Jamie Dimon not a Bitcoin fan despite JPMorgan filing patent for online payment system How do businesses cope with Bitcoin? Exclusive: FBI warns retailers to expect more credit card breaches Neiman Marcus Reports 1.1 MM Payment Cards Potentially Compromised Peter Sands brushes off 'speculative rubbish' over takeover talks IMF…

Things worth reading: 23rd January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Davos 2014: UBS chief fears Europe's banks are still in danger Davos 2014: global economy not safe until 2020, says Barclays chief Antony Jenkins British expat banker Anton Casey causes uproar in Singapore after mocking "poor people" calling a taxi driver a "retard" PayPal Grows Revenues 19% in Q4,…

Things worth reading: 22nd January 2014

Things we're reading today include … Lord Levene slams Lloyds for 'bad faith' over Project Verde Lord Levene's conspiracy theories hold intrigue but little weight FRC to investigate ex-Bradford & Bingley finance chief Chris Willford Vatican cleric 'laundered millions' Biggest fall in business lending in six months SMEs still rely on credit cards and overdrafts…

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