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Goldman Sachs not to join UK Banking Standards Review Council American investment banking firm Goldman Sachs has refused to join the Banking Standards Review Council (BSRC), a new organisation that aims to promote high standards across banks in the UK, people close to the matter told The Walls Street Journal. Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
First Data transaction technology supports Apple Pay By BBR Staff Writer
When Apple Pay launches today, financial institutions participating in Apple Pay can use First Data, the global leader in payment technology and services solutions, to create secure tokens and provision credit cards on the Apple Pay service.
News Ares Management, GE Capital announce EUR1bn in total commitments through ESSLP JV By BBR Staff Writer
European Senior Secured Loan Programme (ESSLP), a joint venture between affiliates of Ares Management and GE Capital, announced today that it has reached a total of €1 billion in commitments since inception in 2012 with the completion of its landmark 10th transaction
News Bitnet Technologies, Bitcoin Payment raise $14.5m in Series A Funding By BBR Staff Writer
Bitnet Technologies, which provides a digital commerce platform designed to enable enterprise-scale merchants to accept bitcoin payments, today announced it has closed a $14.5 million Series A funding round led by Highland Capital Partners.
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Ecobank introduces Premier Banking service in Accra, Ghana By BBR Staff Writer
Ecobank Ghana has introduced a new Premier Banking service that is designed as per the customers’ unique requirements and lifestyles.
News Goldman Sachs not to join UK Banking Standards Review Council By BBR Staff Writer
American investment banking firm Goldman Sachs has refused to join the Banking Standards Review Council (BSRC), a new organisation that aims to promote high standards across banks in the UK, people close to the matter told The Walls Street Journal.
News Bank of Nova Scotia looks to sell Puerto Rico banking unit By BBR Staff Writer
Canada-based lender Bank of Nova Scotia is reportedly looking to sell its Puerto Rican banking unit, Scotiabank de Puerto Rico, which is estimated to be worth around $600m.
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First Data transaction technology supports Apple Pay
By BBR Staff Writer
When Apple Pay launches today, financial institutions participating in Apple Pay can use First Data, the global leader in payment technology and services solutions, to create secure tokens and provision credit cards on the Apple Pay service.
News
Ares Management, GE Capital announce EUR1bn in total commitments through ESSLP JV
By BBR Staff Writer
European Senior Secured Loan Programme (ESSLP), a joint venture between affiliates of Ares Management and GE Capital, announced today that it has reached a total of €1 billion in commitments since inception in 2012 with the completion of its landmark 10th transaction
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Wealth & Assets Management

Goldman Sachs not to join UK Banking Standards Review Council
By BBR Staff Writer
American investment banking firm Goldman Sachs has refused to join the Banking Standards Review Council (BSRC), a new organisation that aims to promote high standards across banks in the UK, people close to the matter told The Walls Street Journal.
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JMP Group signs distribution agreement with RCS Capital
By BBR Staff Writer
JMP Group, an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that JMP Securities has entered into an agreement with RCS Capital.
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Intermediaries

Prudential Elite, REALTORS join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage network
By BBR Staff Writer
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced that Prudential Elite, RELATORS® has joined the network and is now operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Sarver Realty.
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Regional disparities create opportunities in foreign exchange markets: Barclays
By BBR Staff Writer
Disparities in economic conditions and monetary policies have grown between the US and euro area, creating significant opportunities in foreign exchange markets as well as the relative performance of bonds and equities, according to Barclays’ latest flagship quarterly research publication Global Outlook: Regional disparities present strategic opportunities.
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Technology

Atos and NGDATA launch omni channel solution
By BBR Staff Writer
Atos, an international information technology services company, and NGDATA™, the customer experience management solutions company, today launched a Big Data omni channel solution for banks worldwide.
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Polaris unveils new digital banking solution in India
By BBR Staff Writer
Polaris Financial Technology’s consumer banking division has launched a new banking solution, Intellect Digital Branch (IDB), which allows Indian banks to simplify their processes quickly and at a lower cost.
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Policies & Regulatory Compliance

Alibaba gets clearance to open private bank in China
By BBR Staff Writer
The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has given clearance to e-commerce giant Alibaba to set up a new private bank in the country.
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Federal Bank questions banks' moves to cut hedge-fund taxes
By BBR Staff Writer
Large banks generate more than $1 billion a year in revenue by helping hedge funds and other clients reduce taxes through a complicated trading strategy that has drawn criticism from U.S. authorities.
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Risk Management

Wells Fargo launches accelerator programme to support fintech start-ups
By BBR Staff Writer
American banking and financial services company Well Fargo has launched a new Startup Accelerator programme to support firms that develop financial technology (fintech) products.
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Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt selects SunGard risk management solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt, the first Islamic Bank in Egypt, has selected SunGard’s suite of enterprise risk management solutions to help build a new operational framework for improved risk exposure, reporting and Basel compliance.
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