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Ex-PayPal CEO Schulman joins Valor Capital

Former PayPal and American Express boss Dan Schulman is joining Valor Capital Group, the cross-border venture fund focused on bridging the US and Latin American technology markets.

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Lloyds Bank cuts risk dept headcount

UK high street bank Lloyds Bank is reducing the size of its risk management department because it is seen as a “blocker” to the bank’s “strategic transformation”.

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David Birch confirmed as EBAday 2024 challenge speaker

Exploring digital money, digital assets, digital identity and the future of banking, David G. W. Birch has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for one of the most compelling sessions at EBAday every year.

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EY to triple sustainable finance team in Dublin to accelerate ESG goals

A new innovation hub will be opened in Dublin to support global financial institutions push forward with meeting environmental, social and governance (ESG) regulatory and reporting requirements.

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Turkish crypto chief starts 11,196-year prison sentence

Faruk Fatih Ozer, the former boss of failed Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex, has started a lengthy jail sentence after he was found guilty of defrauding investors in a multimillion dollar fraud.

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Santander hires former Marcus head Swati Bhatia to lead US digital charge

Santander's US arm has hired Swati Bhatia, the former head of Goldman Sachs' Marcus business, to lead its retail operations and lead a digital transformation programme.

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Sam Bankman-Fried sentenced to 25 years in prison

Sam Bankman-Fried has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for stealing $8 billion from customers of FTX, the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange he founded.

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Ex-chancellor's crypto firm served sushi off half-naked models

Guests at a party hosted by a cryptocurrency firm chaired by former UK chancellor Philip Hammond were served sushi off the bodies of half-naked models.

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FCA warns FS firms and finfluencers to keep social media ads lawful

As it warns firms and so-called 'finfluencers' to keep their social media ads lawful, the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has published guidance for memes, reels and gaming streams promoting financial services.

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Robinhood co-founder steps down

Baiju Bhatt, the co-founder and chief creative officer of online stock trading firm Robinhood, has resigned from the company to "pursue other entrepreneurial interests".

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NatWest seeks out tech talent from under-represented communities

NatWest is working with Sparta Global to find and train technology talent from under-represented communities.

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Binance exec escapes Nigerian custody

A Binance executive detained by Nigerian authorities last month has escaped, according to local media reports. Meanwhile, the West African country has charged the cryptocurrency exchange with a host of tax evasion charges.