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The DECL taskforce publishes updated guidance around IFRS9 ECL disclosure

Simon Samuels Veritum partner and co-chair of the DECL taskforce has helped pubish updated IFRS9 guidance

Banks must not overlook the importance of institutional memory

Knowing how to avoid the mistakes of the past is crucial

The dividend ban has failed and should be lifted

Regulators have unwittingly weakened rather than strengthened European…

The investability of banks

The investability of banks: A discussion with Alex Brazier (BoE), Simon Samuels (Veritum) and John Cronin (Goodbody)

Banks need to prepare now for Covid-19 losses later

European lenders should not be tempted to delay as they did after the 2008 crisis

Ten lessons for dealing with investors in a crisis

Mark Merson, who was head of IR at Barclays during the financial crisis, offers the following advice on investor communications during a crisis.

Just say no to destructive mergers and acquisitions

The collapse of PMI-Altria talks is a rare bright spot amid dealmaking juggernaut

From Lloyds Bank to Wells Fargo to Metro Bank

Metro Bank’s fate is a warning to watch the metrics

Beware the M&A Escape Route

Investors are wary of banks who do deals  

Investors must allow companies to focus on the long term

It’s often said that shareholders get the companies they deserve

The death of Basel?

Is Basel’s 30 year reign over bank regulation coming to an end?

Banks benefit when they employ more women at the top

Was the deputy leader of the Labour party right when she claimed in 2009 that Lehman Brothers wouldn’t have gone bust if it had been Lehman Sisters?