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Banking sector

Practical guidance, commentary and support on the banking sector for financial services professionals.

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IFRS 9

Islamic banking looks to stable growth

Islamic banking asset growth slowed down during 2018 to reach conventional banking rates.

IFRS 9 Financial Instruments

This webinar is designed to inform the audience of the key component parts for generating the new Expected Credit Loss (ECL) calculations, also known as Impairment provisions, as required under International Financial Reporting Standard 9.

Accounting for credit losses

Produced by three members of the Lancaster University Management School, this report considers the opinions commentators have given on proposed changes to the way credit losses are accounted for.

Implementing Basel III

Over ten years have passed since the financial crisis of 2007-2009 exposed deficiencies in the international regulatory framework for banks. One might think the task of strengthening the regulation, supervision, and risk management of banks would be completed by now

Dave Gardner

Dave Gardner, lead of the financial services practice at law firm TLT, talks to Chris Evans about the challenges and opportunities of open banking and the revised Payment Services Directive.

Corporate governance

Hot topics in auditing and feedback from the roadshows

This webinar discusses the audit topics that delegates on the Autumn roadshows were the most interested in. Using examples and case studies the session will look at the important issues of the day and give feedback on how auditors are addressing these issues.

Banks increase diversity

FTSE 100 banking and financial institution boards have increased their gender and ethnic diversity, according to a new study from Green Park.

Rebuilding trust in business

To mark the launch of its new Corporate Governance Special Interest Group the ICAEW invited four leading thinkers to a ”rebuilding trust in business” discussion at Chartered Accountants Hall. David Craik reports on some of the main talking points that arose.

IFRS 9 Financial Instruments

This webinar is designed to inform the audience of the key component parts for generating the new Expected Credit Loss (ECL) calculations, also known as Impairment provisions, as required under International Financial Reporting Standard 9.

Helpsheets

Do I still need a bank letter?

This helpsheet has been issued by ICAEW’s Technical Advisory Service to help ICAEW members consider whether as part of an audit they need to obtain bank confirmation(s).

Banks Ring-fencing

Bank ring fencing is a response to the banking crisis and aims to separate the 'core activities and services' (deposits, payments and overdrafts) performed by banks from their investment banking operations.

Banking FS Focus articles

TSB first to refund fraud victims

TSB has become the first UK bank to pledge to refund customers who fall victim to any type of fraud through a “fraud refund guarantee”.

Dave Gardner

Dave Gardner, lead of the financial services practice at law firm TLT, talks to Chris Evans about the challenges and opportunities of open banking and the revised Payment Services Directive.

Culture and purpose in financial services

Inspiring confidence

ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.

Banks, insurers and investment managers play vitally important roles within society, to encourage economic development and allow individuals and businesses to save, invest, insure and make payments. We must have confidence in them. Responsible providers, responsible consumers, better regulation and better information underpin this confidence.