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Los Angeles Times (April 27)

2019/ 04/ 29 by jd in Global News

“BPA and BPS lurk in products all around us, notably in plastics, and research has shown that most people have trace amounts in their bodies. But that the millions of paper receipts consumers handle every day might be another—and significant—source of exposure is not well known.” This is one of the reasons California may get behind legislation to ban large retailers and banks from offering paper receipts by 2022.

 

Euromoney (July Issue)

2014/ 07/ 29 by jd in Global News

UBS was named “Bank of the Year” by Euromoney. “Less than three years ago, UBS was written off as one of the ultimate victims of the financial crisis. The bold decisions taken then by a new chief executive and his management team make it today a bank that others seek to emulate.”

 

Financial Times (July 12)

2012/ 07/ 15 by jd in Global News

“The banking sector hardly needs another scandal.” In just two weeks, Barclays has been sanctioned for market fixing Libor submissions, the Royal Bank of Scotland had a system failure which hindered customer account access, and now HSBC is being hauled in front of Congress for money laundering. “With the world’s biggest banks entangled in investigations, it is foolish to think that the industry, already scraping the bottom of the barrel of public goodwill, has put the worst behind it.”

 

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