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Ahli United Bank considers $5bn divestment, merger deal Bahrain-based Ahli United Bank (AUB) is reportedly exploring options to divest or merge its operations with a competitor bank in the country in a transaction, which could be worth around $5bn, as part of its plan to streamline operations. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
BofA signs $950m deal with FGIC to settle RMBS case By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America (BofA) has reached a $950m settlement with nine FGIC insured countrywide RMBS Trusts, to resolve the charges that its countrywide unit sold faulty residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Piramal Enterprises agrees to acquire 20% equity stake in Shriram Capital By BBR Staff Writer
Piramal Enterprises has agreed to acquire an effective 20% equity stake in ShriramCapital Limited, a financial services company, for an aggregate consideration of Rs. 2,014 Cr.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News Lloyds Banking Group selects NCR SelfServ ATMs By BBR Staff Writer
UK's Lloyds Banking Group has signed an agreement with NCR for the installation of more than 1,200 SelfServ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs across the country, to offer improved banking experience to its customers.
Technology > Banking Technology > News
Commercial Bank of Qatar adopts Experian's PowerCurve Strategy Manager By BBR Staff Writer
The Commercial Bank of Qatar is now using Experian's PowerCurve Strategy Manager with advanced analytics to help deliver large scale portfolio growth for its retail consumer business in the Middle East.
Risk Management > News CyberSource to provide online payment technology to NBAD' merchant clients By BBR Staff Writer
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has joined hands with CyberSource, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Visa, to offer secure online payment acceptance capabilities to its merchant clients across the UAE.
Banking Services > Payments > News First National Bank to use FICO Fraud Resolution Manager By BBR Staff Writer
FICO has announced that First National Bank (FNB) is the first bank in the country to use FICO Fraud Resolution Manager to communicate with customers when a potentially fraudulent transaction takes place.
Technology > Banking Technology > News

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Banking Services

BofA signs $950m deal with FGIC to settle RMBS case
18 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America (BofA) has reached a $950m settlement with nine FGIC insured countrywide RMBS Trusts, to resolve the charges that its countrywide unit sold faulty residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Piramal Enterprises agrees to acquire 20% equity stake in Shriram Capital
17 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Piramal Enterprises has agreed to acquire an effective 20% equity stake in ShriramCapital Limited, a financial services company, for an aggregate consideration of Rs. 2,014 Cr.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

Wealth & Assets Management

Piramal Enterprises agrees to acquire 20% equity stake in Shriram Capital
17 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Piramal Enterprises has agreed to acquire an effective 20% equity stake in ShriramCapital Limited, a financial services company, for an aggregate consideration of Rs. 2,014 Cr.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
UK's Investec Asset Finance purchases Mann Island Finance
17 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Investec Asset Finance (IAF), a UK-based asset and loan finance provider, has purchased Mann Island Finance as part of its plans to develop its asset finance offering and activities in the country.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

Intermediaries

Bank of China New York signs MoU with Deutsche Bank to expand clearing service cooperation
16 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of China New York and Deutsche Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding expanding their cash management relationship by utilizing Deutsche Bank's new Guaranteed US Plus solution to process Bank of China New York's international USD payments to US beneficiaries.
Intermediaries > Custody & Clearing > News
Madrid Stock Exchange partners with Wavetec for digital signage solutions
16 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
In search to enhance digital experience and engagement, Wavetec has now expanded its reach in the European market by installing state of the art LED display solutions in Madrid Stock Exchange.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

Lloyds Banking Group selects NCR SelfServ ATMs
17 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
UK's Lloyds Banking Group has signed an agreement with NCR for the installation of more than 1,200 SelfServ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs across the country, to offer improved banking experience to its customers.
Technology > Banking Technology > News
First National Bank to use FICO Fraud Resolution Manager
17 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
FICO has announced that First National Bank (FNB) is the first bank in the country to use FICO Fraud Resolution Manager to communicate with customers when a potentially fraudulent transaction takes place.
Technology > Banking Technology > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

BofA signs $950m deal with FGIC to settle RMBS case
18 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America (BofA) has reached a $950m settlement with nine FGIC insured countrywide RMBS Trusts, to resolve the charges that its countrywide unit sold faulty residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
BofA signs $772m credit card settlement with CFPB
14 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America (BofA) has signed a $772m settlement agreement with the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to resolve the charges that it misled the customers with deceptive credit-card practices.
Banking Services > Cards > News

Risk Management

Commercial Bank of Qatar adopts Experian's PowerCurve Strategy Manager
17 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
The Commercial Bank of Qatar is now using Experian's PowerCurve Strategy Manager with advanced analytics to help deliver large scale portfolio growth for its retail consumer business in the Middle East.
Risk Management > News
Zapp to employ Featurespace's adaptive behavioural analytics engine to fight fraud
16 April 2014 | By BBR Staff Writer
Zapp has announced a partnership with Featurespace, the global leader in adaptive behavioural analytics, which will ensure that Zapp is at the forefront of fighting payment fraud.
Risk Management > News

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