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Current RefinementsContent TypeNewsSectorPolicies & Regulatory ComplianceLocationMiddle East and AfricaRemove all refinements Date2014 (2)2011 (4)LocationBahrain (1)Israel (1)Qatar (1)South Africa (2)
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Bank Leumi to pay $300m to New York DFS to resolve US tax evasion probe
By IB Staff Writer
The New York State's Department of Financial Services (DFS) is reportedly seeking more than $300m in penalty from Bank Leumi to resolve probe into its alleged role in possible tax evasion by its US clients.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News
South African Reserve Bank disagrees with Moody’s ratings of four banks
By IB Staff Writer
Shares of the four largest South African banks fell to a five-week low even as the country's reserve bank disagreed with the downgrading of the banks' ratings by Moody’s Investors Service.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Middle East, North African Banks expect impairment accounting proposals to improve financial statements
By IB Staff Writer
International banking groups headquartered in Middle East and North Africa believe that IFRS 9 impairment accounting proposals will improve financial statements, in comparison to the current IAS 39 rules.
Nedbank taps Fico for risk management
By IB Staff Writer
Nedbank, part of South African Nedbank Group, has purchased Fico's Model Builder 7.1 solution, to standardize the creation of predictive analytics for managing risk and Basel compliance across its retail business.
Risk Management > News
Bank of London and The Middle East receives approval to open branch in Bahrain
By IB Staff Writer
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted a license to the Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME), an FSA authorized Independent Wholesale Shariah-compliant bank based in London, to open an office in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Qatar asks non- Islamic lenders to shut Islamic banking units
By IB Staff Writer
Qatar's central bank has asked non- Islamic lenders in the nation to shut their Islamic banking branches by the end of this year.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News

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