Monthly Archives: December 2016

Brazil extends successful offshore wealth amnesty

Senior private bank professionals in Brazil expect that the extension to the amnesty on undisclosed offshore assets will lead to further inflows – for the government and private banking industry – in 2017. The initial deadline of the end of … Continue reading

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BTG aims downmarket as technology reshapes Brazilian banking

Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual has launched an internet-only bank that aims to win a 10% share of the R$650 billion ($190 billion) market for managing the money of the affluent retail sector in the country. The brand, BTG Pactual … Continue reading

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Galicia’s Grinenco looks through the regulatory lens

The outside world is still happy to see the market-based reforms in Argentina through rose-tinted glasses, but the country’s banks are battling a poor economy and tough regulatory challenges. Banco Galicia’s chairman, Sergio Grinenco, has a pragmatic view of the … Continue reading

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