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BofA said negotiating $12bn settlement

Bank Of America Corner Signs

Bank of America is negotiating a deal with the Justice Department and a number of states that could lead to a roughly $12bn settlement related to the bank's mortgage banking practices, according to a U.S. law enforcement official.

Deutsche warns on trading slump and probes

Deutsche Bank - External

Deutsche Bank, seeking to raise $11.6bn of capital, braced investors for a deepening trading slump and potential damage to its business from international probes of currency rigging and hiring practices.

BNP Paribas said pressed to dismiss executive

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New York’s top banking regulator Benjamin Lawsky is pressing BNP Paribas to dismiss one of its top executives as part of settlement negotiations with the U.S. over alleged sanctions violations, according to a person familiar with the matter.



Home Office

Why working with virtual staff might be easier than you think

It’s been coming on for quite some time, but in the last five years particularly, there has been rapid growth in virtual working. For employers however, there is still some reluctance to embrace the concept, despite the fact that virtual workers are often far more cost-effective and can lead to an increase in productivity.