Blogger Archives: Richard Magrann-Wells

Richard Magrann-Wells

Richard is a Executive Vice President with Willis Towers Watson’s Financial Institutions Group based in Los Angeles. During his 25-year banking career, he has managed sales, trading and structuring teams for some of the biggest financial institutions. A regular contributor to American Banker newspaper and other publications, Richard writes about financial technologies ("FinTech"), financial crime, operational and executive risk.

5 Financial News Stories You May Have Missed — And Shrinkage

This week in financial news: hedge funds, forex, private equity funds, Gupta, and chartered banks. Continue reading →

Geithner’s Vague Threat to Banks: More Harm than Good?

The threat of regulatory action has hung over the banks for the last three years. The recent comment by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner  suggesting that the public should “stay tuned” could exacerbate the dark cloud hanging over our financial institutions, Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed – And Revenge of the CDOs

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed This Week: Citibank, ETFs, bankTRANSFERday, Al-Qaida -- and the SEC's other shoe Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed — The Effects of FX

This week: NY Attorney General, Bank of New York Mellon, Bank of America, House Financial Services Committee, UBS, rogue traders, SEC, FINRA, sub-accounts. Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed — And an Occupation

News stories from the week that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact: overdrafts, interest, treasury, hedge funds, hackers, and an occupation. Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed – Run-on Sentences

Below are news stories from the week that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact -- featuring Galleon, Lloyd's, Madoff, Goldman, and LaSalle Bank. Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed — And a Rogues Gallery

We've rounded up the top five recent news stories on the world of banking that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact. Continue reading →