News & Views
Discover our industry thought leadership below;
Why the UK needs to ditch the ringfencing of banks
The UK’s move to relax some of the so called ringfencing restrictions on the banking sector as part of wider ‘Big Bang 2.0” reforms after Brexit is a case of too little, too late
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?