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The tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis

Most of the media has reminded us that on August 9, 2007, BNP Paribas announced it was having problems calculating a reliable net asset value for three mutual funds. So the bank suspended redemptions. The most commonly held view is that this was the beginning – not the origin – of the crisis.


Final TLAC ratios will impact on Spanish sector revenues by around 4%

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) published information on the Total Loss Absorbing Capacity (TLAC) requirements for 2019 and 2022, which will be presented at the G-20 meeting later this month. Finally the TLAC ratio will be at the low end of expectations (16% and 18% respectively in those two years).


Why All Currencies Are National

By Jean Pisani-Ferry via CaixinActions by America’s Justice Department launching a probe against BNP Paribas are a reminder that the major international currency – the U.S. dollar – brings with it legal, judicial and political dimensions. 


BNP Paribas to compensate Spanish client with €44,500 for insufficient information

By, in Valencia | The tide might not yet be changing but there is a constant, if slow, thread of judicial instances shaming banks in Spain and elsewhere in Europe. A court in Valencia has condemned BNP Paribas Spain to pay €44,504.89 in compensation to a client who was sold preferred shares. Specifically, the bank transferred to the client, from a contract entered into on October 26 in 2006,…