Welcome to the year of the Chinese compliance professional
New job opportunities in compliance are spreading in China at a faster rate than they can be filled as regulators step up control measures in an effort to meet bank expansion. [Singapore]
The especially generous bit of the new BarCap bonus scheme
BarCap's bonus structure was announced late last week. Numbers were down across the board - by 10 percent - with managing directors impacted by clawback provisions that kick in with lower tier one capital ratios, to the tune of 7% or less. [UK]
Huge growth for private banking in Africa
A surge in the number of high-net-worth people is drawing private bankers to Africa in droves, including a number of western banks that are increasing their staffing.
A new breed of recession-hardened workers now demanding pay rises
Those who survived the financial crisis in Scotland are facing added workload, and as a result, demanding higher salaries and upgrades to their job titles. [Scotland]