Lobbying: investment banks invited to play on transparency

For the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life, mergers and acquisitions advice cannot be excluded, in principle, from the obligations of lobbyists. No merchant bank can be an exception to the transparency rules for lobbyists. Jean-Louis Nadal, the president of the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life (HATVP) has just affirmed […]

Bank – Insurance

Banks: the ECB demands “extreme moderation” on bonuses

The European Central Bank calls for limiting variable remuneration in banks until September 30, 2021, while London softens its recommendations. Despite Brexit, it is better to spend the health crisis in the City than on the continent for investment bankers. Before Christmas, the European Central Bank (ECB) again demanded that banks ” moderate in an […]


Banks push commodities traders to go green

Trading houses need colossal funding for their business. Banking institutions are starting to use this leverage to influence traders. Three European banks are committed to no longer financing the trading of oil extracted in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Cut the floodgates of credit or grant cheap financing based on environmental objectives: banking establishments are increasingly using […]

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Participatory loans: banks ready to launch the device

The quasi-equity system intended to strengthen the balance sheets of companies weakened by the crisis is slow to emerge. To accelerate, the banks are ready to start without waiting for all the stakeholders, to set up this plan to 20 billion euros. Banks continue to go to the bedside of companies in difficulty, while the […]