Bank News

Mazars’ banking newsletter, Bank News, brings you regular updates and insights into the banking sector twice a year.

Bank News nº14 – July 2015

We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of Mazars’ banking newsletter, Bank News, which brings regular updates and insights into the banking sector.

Bank News nº12 - June 2014

We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of Mazars’ banking newsletter, Bank News, which brings regular updates and insights into the banking sector.

Bank News n°11 - December 2013

In a global climate of near-recession, the African continent has seen rapid economic development in recent years and has succeeded in maintaining average growth rates of around 5% since 2000. This momentum, and sound and promising long-term prospects, have led to an increasing flow of investment from players worldwide, but have also brought about a rise in African businesses and the birth of major pan-African entities.

Bank News n°10 - May 2013

In view of the turbulence in the financial markets over the past five years, policy makers worldwide have been working to change or even transform the regulation and supervision of the financial system to make it more resilient and less systemic. European summits and G20 meetings have been a driving force in initiating these processes and in preparing new national and international regulations, and in promoting new supervisory bodies such as the banking union.

Bank news n°8 - April 2012

Impairment on exposure to Greek government bonds of €10 billion, a profit on own credit spread of €15 billion, 100,000 job losses announced and 5 banks posting losses! These are the key points of our benchmark for 2011.

Bank News n°7 - September 2011

Our European benchmark shows a relatively robust performance from the banks in our sample for the first half of 2011, despite the impact of the Greek crisis. This general analysis is accompanied by a sound contribution from CIB activity, which overall presents a “level of activity comparable to 2006, a rather high benchmark”.

Bank News n°6 - April 2011

A few weeks ago in Brussels, Mazars brought together representatives of the European Commission, the CBFA (Belgian regulator) and various banking groups for a debate on Basel 3 regulations and specifically the reform regarding the new solvency ratio.

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