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  1. Rethinking Banking

    Rethinking Banking

    Thousands of new business models are sprouting up in the finance industry; investors are betting billions on the Fintech scene. While it may be surprising at first glance, traditional banks are among those profiting from this transformation.

  2. A Golden Age for Hackers?

    A Golden Age for Hackers?

    We're on the phone with the man who dubs himself the world's most famous hacker. We've reached him at his office in Las Vegas, where he's trying to answer a few questions. "Hello, Mr. Mitnick, can you hear me?" The connection breaks up.

  3. Credit Suisse 2015 Annual Reporting Suite

    Credit Suisse 2015 Annual Reporting Suite

    Our Annual Report, Corporate Responsibility Report and Company Profile are available online from today. They are our flagship publications for our dialog with clients, investors, and other stakeholders.

  4. Social Banking – A Future Business Model?

    Social Banking – A Future Business Model?

    Social banking used to refer to sustainable banking. The expression has evolved and nowadays also covers banking activities conducted through social networking channels or social lending such as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending.

  5. Building Relationships Between Banks and Startups

    Building Relationships Between Banks and Startups 

    San Francisco, London, and Berlin all come to mind when we talk about startup culture. But Zurich? The Swiss city is well known for banking, and now a growing group of entrepreneurs would like to see it make a name for itself as a hotspot for FinTech. 

  6. Total Loss Absorbing Capacity: News from the Banking Capital Front

    Total Loss Absorbing Capacity: News from the Banking Capital Front

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB), a group of high level officials linked to the G20, published the finalized requirements regarding TLAC (total loss absorbing capacity) on November 9, 2015, and  adopted them a week later at the G20 summit in Turkey. TLAC requires globally systemically important banks (so-called G-SIBs) to develop their ability to cope with large losses without burdening taxpayers. These banks are required to have a certain amount of loss absorbing securities outstanding, which together make up the bank's TLAC.

  7. What Do the New 'Too Big to Fail' Rules Mean for Swiss Banks?

    What Do the New 'Too Big to Fail' Rules Mean for Swiss Banks?

    The Swiss government has adjusted the 'too-big-to-fail' (TBTF) rules, including a new leverage standard. How will these changes affect banks?

  8. A Strong Partner

    A Strong Partner

    It is a challenging time for Swiss companies. This represents an opportunity for Credit Suisse to underscore its reliability as a partner, as André Helfenstein, Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients, points out.

  9. How Wearables Could Rationalize Human Behavior

    How Wearables Could Rationalize Human Behavior

    A lot has happened since we last took a look at the future of wearable technology. While Credit Suisse is keeping up with recent developments (the first version of the Private Banking Switzerland app for the Apple Watch has been launched recently), the possibilities in this market are yet to be discovered. In this article, we take a glimpse into the future of wearable technology, and think about how devices may one day influence our behavior and decision-making processes.

  10. Man Plus Machine

    Man Plus Machine

    The Industrial Life Cycle (ILC) team has developed an innovative investment process that combines a structured approach to data analysis and human expertise for fundamental stock selection. This successful approach has resulted in the ILC strategies outperforming volatile equity markets to deliver consistent and stable returns for their investors.