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The Bureau van Dijk Podcast explores how company data can help with better decision-making and increased efficiency. Our experts cover themes including compliance, corporate ownership, tax and transfer pricing, credit for financial institutions, and more. Subscribe below.


April 2019

European banks: Declining capitalization despite acceptable return on equity

European banks reported modest but sufficient return on average equity (ROAE) in light of low growth of risk-weighted assets (RWAs) for 2018, but capitalization ratios have declined. This report has been created using data from Moody’s Analytics BankFocus.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia is a Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics where he produces regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia is a Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics where he produces regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data.

March 2019

Irish banks: Improved asset quality with lower provisioning coverage

The leading banks in Ireland reported improved asset quality with solid capitalization and low wholesale funding dependence. Yet profitability remains constrained with a decline in provisioning coverage.

March 2019

Greece vs Cyprus: Improving asset quality with enhanced provisioning coverage

Capitalization in Greek and Cypriot banks remains vulnerable to a high stock of unprovisioned loans, despite improved asset quality and enhanced provisioning coverage.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia is a Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics where he produces regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia is a Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics where he produces regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data.  

February 2019

Global banks: Profitability improves but large discrepancies remain

Net profitability ratios of leading global banks improved in 2018 compared to the 3-year average, but significant performance variations are likely to persist in 2019. Hear executive highlights from the BankFocus research report.

February 2019

Chinese banks: Stable net profitability is insufficient to aid capitalization

Analysis of the latest financial statements suggest that net profitability ratios of the top five Chinese banks remained unchanged in 2018 compared to the three-year average. Hear executive highlights of this Moody’s Analytics BankFocus research from senior research analyst Irakli Pipia.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia, Director, Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics, is responsible for producing regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data. He is also in charge of the template governance, incorporating analytical and regulatory changes in the spreading methodology.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia, Director, Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics, is responsible for producing regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data. He is also in charge of the template governance, incorporating analytical and regulatory changes in the spreading methodology.

January 2019

European banks: Modest profitability ratios despite improved trends

An analysis of key metrics suggests that the 12 leading European banks improved profitability in 2018. However, momentum remains weak with the ROAA growing only by 5% in three quarters of 2018. This report has been created using data from Moody’s Analytics BankFocus.

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January 2019

Top US banks: Improved metrics signal strong profitability with limited benefits for capital

Top US banks improved their profitability in 2018, but positive impact on bank capitalization is modest according to Moody’s Analytics BankFocus research. Executive highlights from senior research analyst Irakli Pipia.

About our expert

Irakli Pipia, Director, Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics, is responsible for producing regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data. He is also in charge of the template governance, incorporating analytical and regulatory changes in the spreading methodology.

About our expert

Ryan is director of risk solutions and the leader of global group Credit Risk Corporates. He joined Bureau van Dijk in 2008 and has worked across our offices in London, Manchester and Chicago.

December 2018

Managing the tension between business growth and credit risk

Companies are under pressure to grow and at the same time they are expected to manage financial risk and the developing challenges of not doing business with “dubious organizations”. Business leaders are recognizing the need for a more holistic approach to credit risk management and sales - and they are taking action. Listen to our podcast and download our free whitepaper.

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December 2018

Top Five Japanese Banks: Strong Asset Quality and Low Profitability Drive Credit Profiles

An analysis of key financial metrics suggests that profitability of the top five banks in Japan remains under pressure balanced by positive trends in asset quality. This report has been created using the data of Moody’s Analytics BankFocus.

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About our expert

Irakli Pipia, Director, Senior Research Analyst at Moody's Analytics, is responsible for producing regular thematic research publications based on BankFocus data. He is also in charge of the template governance, incorporating analytical and regulatory changes in the spreading methodology. Irakli has 20 years’ experience in banking having worked for Moody's Investors Service, BNP Paribas and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

About our experts

Hugo van Wijk is chief executive at Vallstein, the company that created WalletSizing®, and developed the methodology behind WalletSizing Catalyst. Alexander Huetink is responsible for WalletSizing Catalyst at Bureau van Dijk.

 

July 2018

WalletSizing Catalyst – the fast way to assess your corporate customers’ banking wallets

Listen to our experts discuss WalletSizing®, how banks can maximize their wallet from each corporate customer, the pitfalls to avoid, and the data that can help build more effective customer relationships.

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June 2018

BEPS Action 13: navigating the new environment

Action 13 is not just another regulation, it's changing the discipline of transfer pricing as we know it. Since the goal of the OECD's BEPS project is to increase transparency in documentation, organizations must now provide an overview of their entire value chains.

Listen now to find out what your business can do to successfully navigate the uncertainty and risk in the space.

About our expert

Luis Carrillo is our global head of tax and transfer pricing solutions. He is responsible for guiding product development and sales strategy, and identifying and managing information providers. He also has 16 years of transfer pricing advisory experience.

 

About our expert

Anders Rodenberg is a Sales Director for the Americas region. He frequently speaks at leading governance, risk and compliance forums on trends and developments.

May 2018

Understanding the complexities of OFAC and the 50% rule

Global ownership is complex and dynamic. It can no longer be understood through a manual approach.

OFAC’s 50% rule means we need to take all ownership into account, so a 1% ownership change can make all the difference in sanctions compliance.

Find out more about complying with the 50% rule, from indirect and direct to aggregated and cascade down ownership.