Banking News Update – September
  • Thursday, 17 September 2020

Banking News Update – September

Has the ECB found a way around the lower bound on interest rates? Interest rate cuts are aimed at encouraging firms and households to spend by making borrowing more attractive, and saving less so. But when rates are negative, their transmission to the real economy breaks down, as depositors can always choose to hold their […]

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Insurance & Asset Management – Update August
  • Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Insurance & Asset Management – Update August

Insurance DNB on Consolidation of Financial Conglomerates under Solvency II The Dutch Central Bank (DNB) revised the treatment of intra-group relationships for own funds reporting under Solvency II. The elimination of certain transactions between an insurance company and entities from ‘other financial sectors’, such as banks, within the same group require special attention. Since the […]

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Banking News Update – August
  • Thursday, 20 August 2020

Banking News Update – August

The ECB announces organisational changes to strengthen its banking supervision On 29 July 2020, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced changes to the organisational structure of its supervisory arm to ensure continued effective and efficient supervision of banks in the euro area and beyond. The organisational changes will include the creation of two additional business […]

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Banking News Update – July
  • Thursday, 16 July 2020

Banking News Update – July

Latest ECB countermeasures to coronavirus According to Reuters, European Central Bank (ECB) officials are generating plans to cope with potentially hundreds of billions of euros of loans that might not be repaid in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The project is aimed at shielding commercial banks from any second fallout of the crisis following […]

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Hello Japan!
  • Thursday, 9 July 2020

Hello Japan!

Konnichiwa Japan! We have launched a new Japanese landing page on zandersadvisory.com. Following our strategic global expansion strategy in regions outside Europe, Zanders is building a team and building a business in Japan/Asia. Respecting the Japanese target market’s specific cultural and lingual needs, we made a treasury, risk and technology targeted landing page in Japanese […]

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