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5 counterintuitive habits of truly authentic leaders

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

We live in an era in which increasingly, leaders who are authentic, and who translate this into shared value for their people, whether shareholders or stakeholders, employees, customers or constituents, are the ones who have true and lasting impact – ultimately making the world a better place to live in.

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Pressure rises for Standard Chartered board

A $300m fine on Standard Chartered for lapses in anti-money laundering controls has piled pressure on the bank's board, coming after a series of transgressions and a drop in earnings that had prompted calls for change at the top.

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Big BofA fine is government extortion: Kovacevich

The $16.65 billion settlement by Bank of America over financial crisis-era mortgage securities highlights a pattern of the government extorting the banks, said Dick Kovacevich, former Wells Fargo chairman and CEO.

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HSBC will probably spend less on compliance

HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint said the cost of policing potential wrongdoing will probably decrease after Europe’s largest bank by market value spent billions of dollars to toughen its internal controls in the wake of a series of scandals.

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