The Euro Imbalances and Financial Deregulation: A Post-Keynesian Interpretation of the European Debt Crisis

Conventional wisdom suggests that the European debt crisis which led to severe adjustment programs sponsored by the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Greece, Ireland, and Portugal was caused by fiscal profligacy on the part of peripheral or noncore countries and a welfare state model, and that the role of the common currency.

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Miura Private Equity

Miura Private Equity is an independent private equity firm based in Barcelona, specialized in investing in small and medium-sized Spanish companies, with attractive growth and consolidation plans and a clear international vocation. Miura provides control-oriented capital to lower mid-market companies whose owners and/or management are in need of a strategic financial partner. Our approach is based on a proactive involvement in all portfolio companies by an uncompromised investment of time, money and expertise with the final goal of building robust and sustainable businesses in the long term. We offer a commitment to long-lasting transformation based on excellence and experience.

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Innovate to Succeed: The Client Call to Action for Wealth Management

whitePaper | December 11, 2019

For at least five years, the wealth management industry has been gripped by one existential question about its future: to what extent should technology play a role in its relationship-driven business model? Across all industries, new channels and technologies are changing the service demands of the modern customer. These trends are by no means exclusive to wealth management, but they are being felt acutely by the firms that operate here. A sector that has thrived for decades on life-long client loyalty is now caught up in a perfect storm of margin compression and escalating digital expectations.

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cloud transformation in banking: The 2020 state of play

whitePaper | March 10, 2020

FinTech Futures has launched its latest report on cloud transformation in the financial services industry. As we enter a decade of innovation and change, financial institutions are facing a myriad of challenges in the form of shifting customer expectations, emerging technologies and alternative business models. Perhaps its best solution is to look to a form of technology that was making disruptive waves in the sector more than a decade ago: cloud computing.

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Open Finance to support Trade Facilitation

whitePaper | June 21, 2022

Over the last few years, the payments landscape has massively changed. The use of advanced technologies by traditional and new financial services providers, including fintech, Big Tech and challenger banks, have increased the level of competition and the overall degree of innovation. In the open finance scenario, public administration, corporate and retail customers are enabled to choose among a variety of products, that go beyond traditional banking functionalities.

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How Finance & Accounting Teams Can Enable Digital Transformation

whitePaper | August 2, 2022

Finance and accounting leaders are increasingly being called to do more and serve as strategic advisors to the business. As the scope of their role continues to evolve, accounting teams often struggle with capacity issues as their required compliance, controls, and other record-to-report work leaves little to no time to meet the demands of their expanding roles.

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Digital Bank A Proposal for Licensing & RegulatoryRegime for India

whitePaper | November 30, 2021

In writing this Discussion Paper, “A Proposal for Digital Banks in India: Licensing & Regulatory Regime”, we are pleased to have collaborated with Black Dot Public Policy Advisors as the knowledge partner. Mr Mandar Kagade, Founder Principal at Black Dot made valuable contributions in developing this Discussion Paper. Ms Shehnaz Ahmed of the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy acted as external expert reviewer of the Discussion Paper and offered detailed comments and inputs. We acknowledge her valuable contribution. We are also grateful for the support and inputs from the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, representatives of public sector banks including the State Bank of India, and Sabyasachi Upadhyay, Associate, NITI Aayog. Useful insights were also obtained from the deliberations in the conference, “Neo-banking for Business: The Future of Digital Banking”, especially Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore. They are gratefully acknowledged. Last but not the least, the inputs offered by the fintech sector stakeholders who were approached for inputs in the course of drafting this Discussion Paper is acknowledged. NITI Aayog would endeavour to continue with the stakeholder consultation in evolving policy dialogue.

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Bank Accounting Advisory Series

whitePaper | August 1, 2022

The Office of the Chief Accountant (OCA) is pleased to present the August 2022 edition of the Bank Accounting Advisory Series (BAAS). The BAAS expresses the OCA’s interpretations of accounting topics relevant to national banks and federal savings associations (collectively, banks or institutions, unless otherwise specified). We hope that you find this publication useful and that it continues to be a practical resource for bankers and examiners. The BAAS is updated annually to address ongoing accounting questions, newly issued and updated accounting standards, and emerging issues observed through March 31. Consistent with prior editions of the BAAS, the 2022 update does not focus on questions related to the impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and does not reflect policy statements and rules issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 policy statements and rules address specific challenges and are not intended to be used by analogy in non-COVID-19 situations.

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Miura Private Equity

Miura Private Equity is an independent private equity firm based in Barcelona, specialized in investing in small and medium-sized Spanish companies, with attractive growth and consolidation plans and a clear international vocation. Miura provides control-oriented capital to lower mid-market companies whose owners and/or management are in need of a strategic financial partner. Our approach is based on a proactive involvement in all portfolio companies by an uncompromised investment of time, money and expertise with the final goal of building robust and sustainable businesses in the long term. We offer a commitment to long-lasting transformation based on excellence and experience.

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