June 22, 2021

BaFin’s hire of FINMA head a “quantum leap” for German banking

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By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR Germany’s government has recruited the head of Switzerland’s financial markets authority to lead its own watchdog BaFin. On 22 March Germany’s finance ministry announced the hire ofMark Branson, who will become the first non-German to lead BaFin. He will assume the role midway through this year. BaFin’s current president Felix […]

10 things in tech you need to know today

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By Sam Shead From Business Insider Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday. 1. Apple is investigating isolated reports of the iPhone 8 bursting open. The company said it is looking into two reports of the issue but declined to comment further. 2. Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick appointed […]