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Monte dei Paschi lifts share sale to €5bn

The Italian bank, which is in the middle of cutting jobs and selling assets in an effort to return to profitability, plans to increase its offering from €3bn to €5bn

Employee disputes keep City lawyers busy

Cases are on the rise in London as companies attempt to poach rival teams to capitalise on improving market conditions, a law firm has reported

Week in Review, April 19

Citi beats estimates; Tesco chief in turnround vow; Diageo in United Spirits offer; Google buys Titan Aerospace; and Imperial Tobacco closes UK factory

Lidbetter preaches Co-op reform

Chairman has month to convince board ahead of AGM but must convince senior members to approve a plan that would wrest control from their representatives

JPMorgan’s China head moved to fresh role

New role for Shao, who ran unit at centre of ‘princeling’ scandal, is latest in flurry of high-level moves since probes into bank’s hiring practices

Banks retreat from Moscow deals

Moves led by Japanese highlights the reluctance of global banks to agree loans or finance deals with Russian clients

Jury still out on Barclays’ ‘Saint Antony’

The next few weeks will be critical in determining whether the group’s chief executive is able to see out his five-year turnround plan

Banks lobby to retain commodities units

Move by Wall Street groups comes as the Federal Reserve considers tougher rules on the ownership of physical assets

Trade credit insurance to the rescue

This humdrum, clerical mechanism could mitigate the risk of securitising European banks’ lending to small and medium-sized enterprises, says John Dizard

Lloyds ‘bail-in bonds’ offer accepted

Threat that Lloyds could buy bonds back at par has cut interest rate premium and has persuaded some retail investors to sell

National Bank of Greece plans bond launch

The bond is expected to have a five-year maturity with a yield of about 4.5%, compared to 4.95% on the country’s five-year sovereign issue last week

Two former Anglo Irish executives guilty

Two former senior Anglo Irish Bank executives found guilty of making illegal loans to some borrowers to help unwind stake built up by Sean Quinn in bank

How Do You Monitor Social Media? SMC4, That’s How!

SMC4, is Integritie’s market leading Social Media communication tool.
Social Media continues to dominate B2C communications, a number of statistics suggest that social Media will have the same impact on business that email had, a number of leading commentators are suggesting that businesses will need to Adapt or Die to managing social media. Simply posting ad-hoc updates, and watching customer sentiment will not suffice in 2013.
There is a solution. Integritie has a powerful tool called SMC4 which links with Social Media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ etc. This helps you keep an audit trail and ensures your communication is captured, controlled, in a fully compliant manner.
Security First a leading US Insurance company have harnessed the power of social media, with SMC4 and the IBM Marketing Flash below provides a synopsis of the solution, here are the links the video case study.
Social Media Capture 4 (SMC4) enables financial services companies to leverage the game changing marketing opportunities that social networking provides, while addressing the unique compliance requirements that this entails. SMC4 manages the four key areas of social media that are required for success: capture, control, compliance and communication. SMC4 logs all social networking interaction, monitors incoming and outgoing messages including email, and archives all communication for further compliance review.
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Finally! Financial Institutions Can Benefit From Using Social Media Properly

Watch the video on how to use Social media to benefit your customers (example by a US Financial Services Company), then download the whitepaper from IBM about the product at http://goo.gl/tpDJC

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Monte dei Paschi lifts share sale to €5bn

The Italian bank, which is in the middle of cutting jobs and selling assets in an effort to return to profitability, plans to increase its offering from €3bn to €5bn

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Monte dei Paschi lifts share sale to €5bn

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Employee disputes keep City lawyers busy

Cases are on the rise in London as companies attempt to poach rival teams to capitalise on improving market conditions, a law firm has reported

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Employee disputes keep City lawyers busy

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Week in Review, April 19

Citi beats estimates; Tesco chief in turnround vow; Diageo in United Spirits offer; Google buys Titan Aerospace; and Imperial Tobacco closes UK factory

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Week in Review, April 19

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Lidbetter preaches Co-op reform

Chairman has month to convince board ahead of AGM but must convince senior members to approve a plan that would wrest control from their representatives

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Lidbetter preaches Co-op reform

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JPMorgan’s China head moved to fresh role

New role for Shao, who ran unit at centre of ‘princeling’ scandal, is latest in flurry of high-level moves since probes into bank’s hiring practices

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JPMorgan’s China head moved to fresh role

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Banks retreat from Moscow deals

Moves led by Japanese highlights the reluctance of global banks to agree loans or finance deals with Russian clients

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Banks retreat from Moscow deals

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