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From 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK will be represented by a new trade association, UK Finance. It will represent around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation will take on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association.x
In this section our policy experts give their views on the latest news and developments in the banking industry
Simon Hills, BBA Executive Director of Prudential Capital and Risk, blogs that the Basel Committee’s revises proposals for approaches to credit risk weighting provide some Christmas cheer – but the glass is only half full.Read more
Simon Hills, BBA Executive Director of Prudential Capital and Risk, blogs about the Bank of England’s stress tests and what they mean for the banking industry.Read more
Paul Chisnall, BBA Executive Director of Financial Policy and Operations, writes about what banks are doing to support diversity and inclusion.Read more
Adam Cull, Senior Director, Financial Policy and Operations, blogs about the Bank of England’s supervisory statement on contractual stays in financial contracts governed by third country lawRead more
BBA Policy Advisor Ariane Poulain discusses why it is time that we break one of Britain’s last taboos – talking about money.Read more
BBA Executive Director for Prudential Capital and Risk Simon Hills was in Amsterdam this week, meeting banking colleagues to discuss Europe’s latest plans for simple, transparent, standardised securitisations (STS). Read his views on the proposals here.Read more
Apps that remember where you buy your groceries, high-tech bank branches and a digital revolution that bears the hallmarks of historic revolutions that have gone by – we heard it all at the BBA’s Digital Banking Conference, writes Emily Hoquee.Read more
Written by Emily Hoquee, freelance financial copywriter