Consultancy group Buttonwood Tree has appointed Ian Cohen as Group Director with responsibility for developing the company’s Operational Services and Business Risk Control solutions. Cohen specialises in investment banking, exchange operation, clearing and settlement, technology and management. Most recently, Cohen worked as COO of Global Technology at Barclays Capital and prior to this, CEO of Jiway Broker Services.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.