Banking

Our banking practice is led by a dedicated team of former regulators, industry executives and senior professionals with a wealth of knowledge and practical experience.

Since the start of the banking crisis, we have been heavily involved in helping leading global banks, regulators, central banks and governments navigate the web of regulatory, economic and political challenges currently facing our industry. Whilst we may not be able to predict what the future holds, we can ensure that the decisions you make are robust and deliver lasting results to you and your stakeholders.

In addition to the depth of experience offered by our advisory teams, we provide high quality external audit and assurance services to our clients, bringing to bear our industry expertise and dedication to client service.

Our five core dedicated banking service areas are:

Audit and assurance

Regulatory and compliance

Bank restructuring  

Finance and operational effectiveness  

Risk management

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Recent Banking Podcasts

Greg Simpson, Head of Banking UK at Mazars, sits downs with various banking experts from around the practice to discuss upcoming issues for overseas and challenger banks in areas such as accounting, finance and regulatory topics on the corporate agenda. Also discussed in these podcasts are what steps banks need to take to ensure that requirements are being met and what are the common issues banks face when implementing these changes.

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Brexit Watch #3: Countdown is on

11 March 2019 Following a majority vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal on 15 January 2019, and with only 3 weeks until the proposed deadline of 29 March, financial services authorities in the UK and EU have been urgently preparing for an increasingly likely no-deal Brexit, announcing further transitional instruments and offering guidance to firms within the sector. Since our last article, several updates have been announced and further negotiations have taken place.

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Paving the way for IBOR transition

InterBank Offered Rates (IBORs) are used to determine the unsecured short-term funding cost in the interbank market for a combination of currencies, tenors and maturities. Behind the scenes they are used as an index for almost all financial instruments. However, mounting regulatory pressure in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the LIBOR scandal, UK Government and Financial Stability Board reviews means we are now on a path towards a reform of the basis of interest rate benchmarks and, ultimately, the loss of IBOR.

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PSD2 – what does it mean for you?

PSD2, the Payment Services Directive 2, came into force on 13 January 2018. What is it and together with Open Banking how will it change the payments landscape for corporate and retail banks…