People & Markets

  • Bank balance sheets could be obscured, says Coen

    Bank balance sheets could be obscured, says Coen

    The impact of coronavirus on economies has led to extraordinary help being granted to banks and their customers. But this brings the risk of problems on banks' balance sheets being hidden, according to William Coen, former secretary general of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

  • People news in brief

    People news in brief

    Natixis promotes DCM bankers — Powell quits IFAD job — NatWest Markets makes Peberdy, Donaldson and Manwaring's positions permanent

  • MEPs vote through harmonised NPL secondary market

    MEPs vote through harmonised NPL secondary market

    The European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) has voted through regulation to harmonise the secondary market for NPLs across Europe, pushing through a key stage of its Action Plan aimed at rebuilding the European economy post-pandemic.

  • CLO managers take Dutch tax gamble

    CLO managers take Dutch tax gamble

    It’s been almost a year since a Dutch tax ruling sent CLO managers scurrying to Ireland to avoid a VAT charge. But with the changes coming into action in 2021, some CLO managers are leaving their vehicles in the Netherlands and taking their chances on a ruling from the supreme court.

  • Blue Senate committee raises risks for ABS lenders

    Blue Senate committee raises risks for ABS lenders

    A blue Senate is posing a new threat to the ABS market, as regulators and lawmakers are set to turn their focus to consumer protection. Sherrod Brown, a critic of big banks and a loud consumer rights advocate, is now favourite to chair the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, which could lead to a stream of headline risks for lenders.

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    Loynes extends syndicate responsibilities at Crédit Agricole — CS's equity sales head to join Citi — Flori starts at CEB funding team

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