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Malgorzata Anczewska, mBank

Poland positions itself as tech hub at heart of Europe

Polish cities such as Warsaw have been digital pioneers, making the country attractive to start-ups and entrepreneurs. But there are worries the new nationalist government could increase restrictions

Geoff Cook, Jersey Finance

Jersey’s fund industry cries out for clarity over Brexit

The uncertainty surrounding Brexit is making life uncomfortable for Jersey, particularly when it comes to immigration and marketing funds into the EU 

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Flavel puts investment at core of Coutts’ growth plan

With Coutts now firmly concentrating on its core UK market, the challenge for chief executive Peter Flavel is getting its existing clients to do more with the bank

Christian Edelmann, Oliver Wyman

Financial world in flux following EU poll upset

While banks fear that access to EU talent may be restricted in the post-Brexit landscape, some wealthy clients have already sensed a buying opportunity amid the uncertainty

Mark Boleat

Is an exodus from London to Paris on the cards?

Mark Boleat, policy chairman at the City of London Corporation and Didier le Menestrel, chairman and founder of La Financière de l’Echiquier, discuss whether Brexit will see Paris overtake London as Europe’s leading financial centre

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Brexit result leaves rival centres jostling for position

London’s pre-eminence as Europe’s leading financial centre may well be under threat following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, but institutions assess many competitive factors before shipping out staff

Santo Borsellino, Generali Investments
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External assets central to Generali’s expansion drive

Generali Investments’ chief executive Santo Borsellino made growing the Italian firm’s third party business a “key priority” when he took control in 2013. So far the decision has paid off

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Berlin witnesses passing of investment baton

The new generation of techno-nerds may be guilty of speaking in jargon and much of what they pass off as new ideas are anything but, yet evidence of a generational shift in wealth management was clearly evident at the summer Fund Forum event in Berlin 

Eric Syz, Banque SYZ & CO SA

Switzerland struggles to find new role in post-secrecy world

The Swiss must play to their strengths as well as develop new expertise if they are to have any chance of regaining former glories

Patrick Rivière, La Française

Brexit provides Paris with new lease of life

While the French government has not always been supportive of growing its financial services sector, Paris is gradually waking up to opportunities for expansion

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

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