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UK government to sell stake in Lloyds Banking Group
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government is set to sell more of its shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group and plans to return the group to private ownership and get taxpayers’ money back.
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NBS licenses Mirabank from UAE
The NBS Executive Board has licensed today "Mirabank akcionarsko društvo Beograd", thereby completing the second phase of the bank founding process.
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UK banks to offer free-of-charge basic bank accounts
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government is all set to announce the details pertaining to new free-of-charge basic bank accounts in order to help people manage their money without the fear of running up an overdraft.
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Chinese banking regulator approves Tencent’s proposal to start banking operations
By BBR Staff Writer
The China Banking and Regulatory Commission has given its approval to internet firm Tencent’s proposal to commence banking operations.
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Holland Clearing House receives EMIR authorisation
Intercontinental Exchange has announced today that De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank, DNB) has approved the Holland Clearing House as a central counterparty in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
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EU may give up measure to separate bank trading activities
By BBR Staff Writer
The European Union may give up the controversial measure to force banks to keep high-risk trading activities separate from their main businesses following concerns raised by some member states and the European Central Bank (ECB).
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GE announces sale of Polish banking unit
By BBR Staff Writer
General Electric (GE) has announced the sale of 1.47m shares of its Polish banking unit Bank BPH at PLN42.5 ($13) per share.
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Tough rules may boost shadow banking system in US, says watchdog
By BBR Staff Writer
A US government research group has announced that tough new rules to make banks safer after the credit crisis are not perfect and are expected to bolster less-regulated activities in the shadow banking system.
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China to introduce bank deposit insurance system
By BBR Staff Writer
China's cabinet has issued draft regulations to launch a bank deposit insurance system in an effort to liberalize interest rates and enable banks to compete commercially.
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Abris to sue Poland for $597m over compulsion to sell FM Bank PBP
By BBR Staff Writer
Polish private equity fund manager Abris Capital Partners is set to lodge a lawsuit against Poland for about Zl2bn ($597m), alleging it will get into losses after it was forced to sell its small local lender FM Bank PBP.
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HSBC agrees to pay $12.5m to settle regulatory charges in US
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC’s Swiss-based private banking arm will pay $12.5m to settle regulators' charges that it offered investment advice to clients in the US without registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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UK regulators penalize RBS for 2012 IT incident
By BBR Staff Writer
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), National Westminster Bank and Ulster Bank have been ordered to pay £56m fine by the UK regulators over failure to identify and manage their exposure to IT risks.
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Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi to pay additional $315m fine for misleading US regulators
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BMTU) has reached an agreement with New York's Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to pay an additional $315m fine for misleading regulators over transactions involving countries subject to US sanctions.
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Belgian regulators charge HSBC with help in tax evasion
By BBR Staff Writer
The Belgian prosecutors have accused the Swiss private banking unit of HSBC of aiding wealthy Belgians in evading taxes amounting to hundreds of millions of Euros.
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UK launches consultation on extending stronger standards to all banks
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government has launched a consultation on proposals to extend new tougher standards for bankers working at UK branches of foreign banks.
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