Brit banks must disclose outages via API, decrees finance watchdog

Brit banks must disclose outages via API, decrees finance watchdog

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is enforcing new rules that obligate banks to publicly reveal the number and frequency of online outages – including whether these were caused by malicious actors. Billed as part of consumer-friendly changes to the small print for online banking services, new rules from the FCA and the Competition and Markets […]

On Turkey, Another Step in the Weaponization of Global Finance

On Turkey, Another Step in the Weaponization of Global Finance

Trade wars may be morphing into something more dangerous: financial wars. With Turkey facing a currency crisis, President Trump last week poured fuel on the fire by doubling tariffs on imports of its steel and aluminum to offset the effects of its weaker currency or force the country to release an American pastor. (Mr. Trump’s […]

Turkish Finance Chief Says 'Action Plan' Set To Ease Market Turmoil

Turkish Finance Chief Says 'Action Plan' Set To Ease Market Turmoil

The Turkish finance minister says his government has prepared an “action plan” to help ease market worries as the national currency continues to tumble in the face of planned U.S. sanctions. “As of [August 13], our institutions will take the necessary actions and will share the necessary announcements with markets,” Berat Albayrak was quoted as […]

Focus on finance: Three steps to help secure your financial future

Focus on finance: Three steps to help secure your financial future

As the back-to-school and back-to-business fall season approaches, it’s a good time to take stock of your financial goals. Whether you are planning for your own retirement, helping your children pay for college, or have another long-term goal in mind, your financial well-being has a big impact on your quality of life. According to a […]

Firm to review San Ysidro School District's finance protocols

Firm to review San Ysidro School District's finance protocols

In light of a state audit that uncovered evidence of possible fraud or misappropriation of funds by former San Ysidro School District administrators, an accounting firm is set to review the district’s finance policies and protocols. The school board on Thursday unanimously approved the review. It was authorized without discussion as part of the board’s […]

Saudi Aramco appoints al-Dabbagh VP for finance: Arabiya

Saudi Aramco appoints al-Dabbagh VP for finance: Arabiya

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco has appointed Khalid al-Dabbagh as vice-president for finance, Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV said, citing Bloomberg. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Saudi Aramco is seen at Aramco headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia May 23, 2018. .REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah/File Photo/File Photo Reuters reported on June 5 that Dabbagh took over the finance department on […]

From high finance to towering infernos, ex-broker battles California blazes

From high finance to towering infernos, ex-broker battles California blazes

UKIAH (UNITED STATES) (AFP) –  After spending 15 years on Wall Street, Francois Cazalot had had enough and moved out West to become a firefighter. Today, the Frenchman is one of thousands of firefighters battling raging California wildfires that have claimed nine lives since July and destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of land. “I was […]

Nene cracks down on unqualified finance and supply chain officials

Nene cracks down on unqualified finance and supply chain officials

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete with amendments to municipal regulations, allowing a new, shorter time limit for local government officials to get the necessary qualifications to do their jobs.  This is the latest step the African National Congress (ANC) government has taken to the state of improve local […]

Jerry Brown appoints 4 University of California regents, including his finance director

Jerry Brown appoints 4 University of California regents, including his finance director

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed his finance director as a University of California regent Monday, and three others to the powerful higher education governing board — including a union leader with the Service Employees International Union. Brown named Michael Cohen, 45, of Sacramento, his state Department of Finance director since 2013. Cohen has also been a […]

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