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President Barack Obama traveled to the heart of Silicon Valley on Friday to lay out his vision for improved cybersecurity in a digital age that has seen high-profile cyberattacks make headlines in recent weeks. Joining leaders from various industries at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University, Obama stressed the importance of enhancing the public-private partnership already in its infant stages.[…] Continue Reading »
With an eye on what lies ahead for the industry in 2015, SmartBrief conducted an e-mail interview with Jeffery Weaver, Chairman of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers. Mr. Weaver is an Executive Vice President and Group Head of CPM at KeyCorp.
The role of Credit Portfolio Managers in the management of credit exposures has evolved since the end of the Great Recession and one of the most significant changes is the expansion of regulation.[…] Continue Reading »
A collection of stories from SmartBrief publications and around the web…
The editor of The Economist says farewell: John Micklethwait departs The Economist bound for Bloomberg. I won’t even try to summarize his farewell message. It is too good. Read the whole thing.
Welcome to Day 3 of SmartBrief’s roundup of financial news coming out of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Blankfein on the reality of regulation: Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein told CNBC his firm is always thinking about regulation and how it affects things like technology acquisition. On whether banks are under regulatory assault, Blankfien responded, “No choice, no problem.[…] Continue Reading »