European banks brace for Russian-backed cyber-retaliation – Tougher Sanctions on Russia’s Biggest Banks Trigger Computer Security Alert; Hundreds of computers downed in Ukraine European banks are bracing for an escalation in state-sponsored cyberattacks as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked a barrage of sanctions against the country’s biggest financial firms.Read More →

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The City of London’s financial district is seen as people walk on the Millennium Bridge in London, Britain February 16, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Britain, EU and US announce sanctions against Russian banks HSBC fears ‘wider contagion’ The most exposed Austrian,Read More →

On Tuesday, European banks braced for fallout and new sanctions after Russia ordered troops into breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, with HSBC warning of market contagion and l Austrian Raiffeisen Bank International preparing ‘crisis plans’. European banks – especially those in Austria, Italy and France – have the world’s mostRead More →

Published on: 02/17/2022 – 09:30 Observers hope discussions on thorny issues such as vaccine equity, security cooperation and infrastructure investment will yield results at the sixth European Union-African Union summit in Brussels on 17-18 february. A joint article published on the eve of the summit by African Union (AU) PresidentRead More →

When: Sunday, May 01, 2022 Time: 12:00 p.m. Two-part mini-course Wednesday February 16 and Sunday May 1 Taught by Professor Jonathan Dekel-Chen, Bildner Visiting Scholar and Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Following the recent launch of the Bildner Center’s exciting new digital exhibit, Jewish Agriculture in the GardenRead More →

A Ukrainian soldier patrols the front line, not far from the pro-Russian controlled city of Donetsk, on February 2, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/STANISLAV KOZLIUK Governments across southeastern Europe have urged their citizens to leave Ukraine, fearing the Russian-Ukrainian conflict could escalate. Most of these warnings came over the weekend. Serbia TheRead More →

Band Tom Sims, Lawrence White and John O’Donnell FRANKFURT, February 9 (Reuters) – Amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, Italy’s UniCredit has backed away from a possible acquisition in Russia and Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International has set aside risk provisions for possible sanctions against Russia. What banks inRead More →

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – European banks are providing billions of dollars in financing to expand oil and gas production, a report showed on Monday, despite International Energy Agency recommendations against new facilities to slow down global warming. In 2021, twenty-five of the region’s top banks collectively provided $55 billionRead More →

A Ukrainian Armed Forces tank is seen during military exercises at a training ground in Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine, February 8, 2022. Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff/via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register FRANKFURT, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, Italy’sRead More →

Stock prices have already rebounded. Banco Santander SA, one of the worst stocks of major European banks, has risen by a fifth in the past 12 months. Societe Generale SA more than doubled. The Euro Stoxx Banks index rose by 50%. The story continues under the ad But there areRead More →

LONDON, SINGAPORE AND NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#MonetaGo– Financial technology solutions provider MonetaGo today announced the launch of operations in Europe, effective March 1, 2022, and the appointment of Oswald Kuyler to the newly created role of Head of Strategy for Europe. Based in London, Kuyler will lead MonetaGo’s European expansion, spearheadingRead More →