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Germany’s EU Council Presidency is Coming to an End, but the Financial Sector’s Digital Transformation is Here to Stay

Even with Germany’s EU Council Presidency coming to an end, it is expected that digital transformation in the financial sector will still be a widely discussed topic in 2021, in particular, as it intertwines with other legislative plans at the European level...
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Two Cheers for ESG from U.S. Regulators

ESG investing has become impossible for regulators to ignore. With the market moving fast, regulators are beginning to co-develop common practices and frameworks that have, until now, largely been left up to companies, shareholders and financial market participants...
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Lessons from the Wirecard Scandal and the Potential for Acting Bold in the Aftermath

Today, many in Germany consider the current Wirecard AG scandal as “their Enron moment.” By grasping this crisis, Minister Scholz stepped up to start the debate around the insolvent Fintech asking the obvious questions of how and where the oversight system has failed...
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This Time It’s Different for Financial Services

In the financial sector, leaders who are able to read the emerging social landscape—and are willing to lead through their values and actions—will have the most opportunities to come back from the COVID-19 pandemic stronger...
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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Brexit

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has made agreement on the future of the UK-EU relationship by December 2020 quite unrealistic...
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Americans Impacted by COVID-19 Look for Corporate Leadership and Empathy

The economic shock of COVID-19 is being felt by American workers and retail investors as the country registers 17 million applications for unemployment and absorbs painful stock market losses. A recent survey of 1,000 Americans conducted by APCO Worldwide offers insights for business leaders and communicators as they work to navigate the weeks and months ahead...
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Wealth and Influence: Women Leading in the Financial Sector

Even in a moment when brands are publicly embracing diversity and inclusion, we are still not talking about one of the most crucial pillars of our society: money...
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D&I In Financial Services: Views from Three Industry Leaders

To accelerate diversity and inclusion in the financial services industry, CEOs need to set the tone at the top, organizations need to embrace system thinking and data around talent management and brand-builders need to instill empathy to create more inclusive growth..
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Now More Than Ever, Diversity is a Financial Imperative

As companies face unprecedented challenges due to the global pandemic, it is more important than ever before to have diverse representation in management decision-making...
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Turning ESG Commitments into Action

In recent years, ESG, sustainability, inclusion and diversity have become common buzz words in business, particularly in financial services. Executives understand that they need to promote these issues to attract top talent and improve their bottom line, and top companies are now racing to do this better than their competitors...
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