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Najib Razak

Cross-border 1MDB probes shine light on AML compliance

Most private banks have taken anti-money laundering obligations seriously and as the ongoing 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal shows, the penalties for falling foul of regulations are severe

Catering to today’s multi-dimensional high net worth Asian clients

It is becoming increasingly apparent that wealthy individuals in Asia make for very different clients than their counterparts in the West

Rahul Malhotra, JP Morgan Private Bank

Ball now in boutiques’ court for Asian recruitment game

With the regulator’s radar firmly tuned towards big banks, smaller players are now able to offer their relationship managers much greater flexibility, making them much more appealing in the battle for talent

Cesar Perez, JP Morgan Private Bank

Bargains to be found as emerging markets fall out of fashion

Most private banks are underweight emerging market equities following a torrid couple of years for these economies, but attractive valuations could represent something of a buying opportunity

Patrick Chang, BNP Paribas Investment Partners

Southeast Asia full of promise if investors do their homework

Investors considering Southeast Asia must delve into the backgrounds of the families who own much of the region’s businesses, while smaller firms are often the best bet

Malaysia determined to lead world in Islamic finance

Malaysia appears well positioned to become the world’s leading provider of Islamic finance, with its market in sukuk bonds the jewel in the country’s crown

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

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