Banks must get the basics right

On October 9 representatives from three of the leading international cash management banks sat down with treasury officials from three leading international corporations to discuss the key issues of the moment: reviewing contingency planning for any future disruption to the payments system, moving onto internet technology and reducing errors in simple payments processes.

Banks face up to the capital crunch

Engin Akçakoca, the new director of Turkey's banking regulation and supervision agency, takes on the challenges of reforming the Turkish banking system, which is suffering from a deficiency of capital.

Bringing it all back home

By netting more of their transactions internally, the world’s largest banks are transforming customer relationships and process capability into competitiveness and profits.

Leonard’s legacy

Leonard Licht and Mercury Asset Management retained an aura of invincibility in the 1980s and '90s.