2009

Features: Awards Ceremony: World’s Best Banks 2009

  Location: IMF Annual Meetings, Istanbul   WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2009   Global Finance’s 13th annual Best Banks awards ceremony was held in early October in Istanbul, as the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank were ...

BIGGEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS 2009

Global Finance Ranks the 200 Biggest Emerging Market Banks. NEW YORK, October 15, 2009 — As the world’s key emerging markets continue to drive the global economy out of recession, Global Finance unveils its second annual Global Finance 200, the ...

WORLD’S TOP CENTRAL BANKERS 2009

New York, September 28th 2009 - Global Finance magazine (website: www.gfmag.com) has named the heads of the central banks of six countries—plus the European Central Bank president--as the world’s best central bankers over the past year. The “Central Banker Report ...

BEST SUB-CUSTODIANS - 2009

NEW YORK, May 12, 2009 —Global Finance magazine has released its seventh annual ranking of the “Best Sub-Custodians.” This exclusive survey will be published in the July/August issue. Global Finance editors and reporters, with input from expert sources, selected the ...

BEST SUB-CUSTODIANS - 2008

Global Finance magazine has released its sixth annual ranking of the “Best Sub-Custodians.” This exclusive survey will be published in the July/August issue. Global Finance editors and reporters, with input from expert sources, selected the winners from the institutions that ...

Features : Roundtable: Treasury & Cash Management

SPONSORED ROUNDTABLE   With credit conditions tightening around the world, businesses are focusing more than ever on effective liquidity management. Global Finance brought together some of the leaders in the treasury and cash management field to discuss current trends and ...

2008

Features : Roundtable: Supply Chain Financing

SUPPLYING SOLUTIONS SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE At a recent roundtable in London, Global Finance brought together some of the pioneers in the rapidly growing supply chain finance business to discuss the growth of their industry and the impact of the credit ...

Features : Roundtable: Custody & Investor Services

SAFE HARBOR CUSTODY & INVESTOR SERVICES Global custodians play a key role in helping their clients weather financial turmoil. Global Finance gathered a group of the industry’s leading players to discuss the implications of—and opportunities presented by—recent events.   White: ...

Features : Funds Managers

FUNDS MANAGERS SPONSORED ROUNDTABLE Global Finance brings together a group of experts to discuss recent developments in the industry. Global Finance: SEPA credit transfers went live on January 28 of this year. What has been the experience of banks and ...

2007

Editor's Letter : A New Era Dawns

We at Global Finance are much like the child born on an important holiday who grows up confusing the holiday’s celebration with his own birthday...

Features : The Business Of Growth

SPONSORED ROUNDTABLE As they expand their own businesses, clients are demanding increasingly sophisticated services from their global custodians.   GLOBAL FINANCE: How has the recent market volatility affected global custodians?   JAY MARTIN , senior vice president, global custody regional ...

Features : Change Managers

TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT Global Finance brings together some of the top figures in treasury management to discuss the influence that clients’ rapidly evolving needs are having on their business. Greenwald, King and Franco (left to right) discuss developments in ...

Features : Banking On The Future

ROUNDTABLE / TURKEY At a recent roundtable in Istanbul, Global Finance brought together a group of leading figures in the Turkish banking industry to discuss the key issues facing this rapidly developing and growing economy. GLOBAL FINANCE: Does geopolitical shock ...

Features : Strategic Partners

TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT Global Finance brought together some of the leading figures in the treasury and cash management field to discuss current and future trends in their industry. GLOBAL FINANCE: Direct corporate access to SWIFT has been approved and ...

2006

Features : Foreign Exchange: A Fast-Changing Marke

Global Finance brought together a group of key figures in the foreign exchange industry to discuss the dramatic growth of the market and its prospects for the future. GLOBAL FINANCE: Is the euro ready to challenge the dollar as a ...

Features : Roundtable: Treasury & Cash Management

Fast Forward Global Finance brought together a group of experts to discuss how global solutions, changing regulations and non-bank providers are transforming treasury and cash management operations. GLOBAL FINANCE: Is it possible or desirable for a corporate to concentrate liquidity ...

Features : Regional Report: Middle East

While they are wallowing in petrodollars from $60-per-barrel oil, some of the more forward-looking Gulf states are planning to ease themselves off their own addiction to oil.. Soaring oil prices have brought a historic transfer of wealth to the countries ...

Features : Treasury & Cash Management Roundtable

Treasurers Find Role at Center Stage At a recent meeting in New York City, Global Finance brought together some of the leading figures in the global treasury and cash management business to discuss the prospects for the industry’s future. GLOBAL ...

2005

Features : World’s Best Banks 2005

Awards Ceremony In September, Global Finance conducted its eighth Annual Best Banks Awards ceremony during the Annual Meetings of the IMF/World Bank in Washington, DC. A record number of the world’s leading bankers were present to accept their award certificates. ...

Features : Global Custody

Global Finance brought together some of the world’s leading custody experts to discuss the industry’s prospects. GLOBAL FINANCE: Welcome. Please tell us a little about your organizations. Global Finance publisher Joseph Giarraputo: Does technology continue to drive change in custody? ...

Features : Stars of Russia, 2005

Awards Ceremony Hours before the start of Global Finance’s award ceremony for the best banks and companies in Russia, TNK-BP was hit with a claim for $1 billion in back taxes. But that didn’t keep Kent Potter, the CFO of ...

Features : Changing Standards, Changing Markets

Treasury & Cash Management: We brought together some of the industry’s leading players to discuss recent developments in the cash management industry. Global Finance: How will corporate treasuries interact with banks in the future? How will this be affected by ...

Features : Turkey’s Transition

At a recent meeting in Istanbul, Global Finance brought together some of the key figures in Turkey’s banking and finance industry to discuss the country’s prospects. Global Finance: Will recent improvements in Turkey’s economic fortunes prove sustainable in the long ...

2004

Corporate Finance : Funding In Emerging Markets

Emerging Issuers Find Keys to Cheaper Funding Cantonnet: Cross-border mergers or acquisitions are lowering thecost of capital for corporates Experts in emerging markets corporate funding gathered at Global Finance’s offices to discuss the state of the markets. GLOBAL FINANCE:What are ...

Features : Stars of the New Russia

In late April, Russia’s leading bankers and company executives came together in London’s Mayfair district to receive their “Stars of the New Russia” awards. These awards, first announced in Global Finance’s April issue, recognized the best banks and companies in ...

Features : When The Only Constant Is Change

At a recent meeting in London Global Finance brought together a group of experts on the treasury and cash management business to discuss current trends in the industry. Joseph Giarraputo moderated. GLOBAL FINANCE: What should company treasurers be concerned about ...

2003

Newsmakers : New York Detective Puts The Boot In With Barclays

UNITED STATES Retired New York City police detective Jon Kanovsky says he “felt helpless and hopeless” after his friend New York fireman Sergio Villanueva was killed at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Kanovsky spent three weeks at ...

Newsmakers : Business Leaders Gather To Talk Transparency

UNITED STATES BUSINESS LEADERS GATHER TO TALK TRANSPARENCY There is a tremendous opportunity buried in almost every single company in rethinking … how decisions are made.” —Hal Sirkin, Boston Consulting Group For businesses bewildered by the ever-growing demands for corporate ...

Newsmakers : Claiming The Spoils Of War

BULGARIA “Bulgaria never heard the words ‘odious debt’ when we were asked to repay.” —Milen Veltchev, Bulgaria’s Finance minister Bulgaria’s young finance minister Milen Veltchev spent much of June in New York and Washington trying to cash in on his ...

Features : Creating the Link

At a recent roundtable in New York hosted by The Bank of New York industry leaders discussed the progress of Continuous Linked Settlement. Global Finance’s Joseph Giarraputo moderated. William Koleba William Koleba, vice president, manager of the CLS project office ...

Features : Cash Is King

Leading cash management experts met recently in New York to discuss the key issues in an industry that’s ever more crucial. Global Finance’s publisher, Joseph Giarraputo, moderated. Global Finance: How does the US Patriot Act affect you and your clients’ ...

Features : World’s Best Companies Awards

On January 28 representatives from Global Finance’s World’s Best Companies gathered in New York’s Palace Hotel for an award ceremony.This year 35 awards were presented to recipients from 22 industry sectors, from airlines to wholesale. Winners were in attendance from ...