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8 reasons Compliance keeps bankers, Fintech upstarts “up at night”

8 reasons Compliance keeps bankers, Fintech upstarts “up at night”

by October 31, 2014 at 3:50 am 1 comment

Compliance is a big ugly problem and it’s getting worse and nobody has nailed it yet. That should have entrepreneurs salivating. Investors say, “show me compliance deals”. Bankers say, “show me a solution”. Startup founders say, “we must spend our precious cash on lawyers and regulatory experts”. Nobody loves compliance. Everybody hates compliance. So it’s […]

Nothing is more certain than death and taxes

by January 14, 2013 at 8:20 am 0 comments

There used to be a joke at Wegelin – the oldest banking establishment in Switzerland – that the only two ways of leaving the bank as a relationship manager was retirement or death.  I’m afraid taxes got them first! The closure of Wegelin is a significant event in the ongoingRead More