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Finance companies and retailers are experimenting with Slack

Finance companies and retailers are experimenting with Slack

Slack is commonly known as a tool to help employees collaborate internally. But a growing number of retailers and financial companies are using it for customer service interactions. Retailers are trying it out to get to know their customers better, and banks and finance companies are testing it as a conversational banking channel. While no major bank has rolled […]

Opinion 10 Strategies for integrating finance departments in healthcare M&A

Opinion 10 Strategies for integrating finance departments in healthcare M&A

Warren Beck Photo credit: Crowe Horwath LLP Effective post-merger integration is a critical component of virtually every successful mergers and acquisitions transaction. In the healthcare sector, these integration efforts typically focus on care delivery issues such as streamlining patient access, standardizing care, eliminating duplication in clinical services, normalizing physician contracts and support services, and managing […]

Controversial Belgrade mayor named Serbia's finance minister

Controversial Belgrade mayor named Serbia's finance minister

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s parliament has approved the scandal-ridden mayor of Belgrade as the country’s new finance minister. The vote Tuesday was overwhelmingly in favor of Sinisa Mali, a member of the ruling populist Serbian Progressive Party, despite claims by the opposition that he has been linked to numerous financial and other affairs. Mali […]

Bank of England and UK finance ministry divided over city regulation after Brexit – FT

Bank of England and UK finance ministry divided over city regulation after Brexit – FT

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance ministry and the Bank of England are at odds over how to regulate financial services in the City of London after Brexit, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed officials. FILE PHOTO: The Bank of England is seen in London, Britain, April 9, 2018. Picture taken April 9, 2018. […]

1MDB's S$2.4 billion 'bailout' largest one in Malaysia: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

1MDB's S$2.4 billion 'bailout' largest one in Malaysia: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian government has dismissed claims by former premier Najib Razak that the debt-riddled 1MDB was not bailed out with a sum of RM7 billion (S$2.4 billion), with Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng saying on Sunday (May 27) that a further RM5 billion of public funds was in fact allocated to cover […]

Campaign-Finance Reform Can Save the GOP

Campaign-Finance Reform Can Save the GOP

If Republicans lose the House in 2018, expect the Trumpist right to start thinking very hard about the virtues of campaign-finance reform. Late last year, as Republicans in Congress scrambled to pass a sweeping tax overhaul, there was a palpable sense that if they failed to do so, their most devoted financial supporters might revolt. […]

Finance Ministry: Ukraine's state debt in dollar terms 0,41 percent down in April (update)

Finance Ministry: Ukraine's state debt in dollar terms 0,41 percent down in April (update)

The aggregate state (direct) and state-guaranteed debt of Ukraine in April 2018 decreased by 0.41 percent, or by $320 million, to $77.05 billion, according to the website of the Ministry of Finance. In the national currency, the national debt declined by 1.59 percent, or by Hr 32.62 billion, to Hr 2.021 trillion. According to the […]

FCA Alerts Public to Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Broker Get Financial

FCA Alerts Public to Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Broker Get Financial

A lesser-known cryptocurrency and FX broker called Get Financial was just blacklisted by the UK’s financial regulator after the company in question apparently claimed that it operated ‎with an FCA license. The City watchdog has clarified that the ‎company in question does not, in fact, have any valid license of any kind, ‎stating that Get […]

East Spencer town administrator says checks did not bounce amid finance investigation

East Spencer town administrator says checks did not bounce amid finance investigation

0 East Spencer town administrator says checks did not bounce amid finance investigation EAST SPENCER, N.C. – A Rowan County town with a history of financial problems is asking for an investigation into its finances. This week, town board members in East Spencer voted unanimously to order a financial investigation and audit. One newly elected […]

Amazon's Finance Ambitions Are Drawing Attention From the Fed

Amazon's Finance Ambitions Are Drawing Attention From the Fed

U.S. banks are keeping a watchful eye on the ambitions of Amazon.com Inc. and other technology giants to break into the world of finance. So is the Federal Reserve. Fed Vice Chairman Randal Quarles, the U.S.’s most influential banking watchdog, is monitoring the potential for disruption to the industry and has expressed concern about how […]