Brian Duff has been appointed Head of FX Prime Brokerage, North America at The Royal Bank of Scotland. He will be responsible for running the FX Prime Brokerage business in Chicago. Duff joins RBS from FIMAT USA where he was Head of Agency FX. He will also be joined by T.J Morrison and Julie Dell, who have also come from FIMAT USA and have extensive experience in providing FX services to the fund management industry. They will all be based in Chicago.
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.