Market Analysis | Trade Finance
The outlook for trade finance in North America appears modestly positive. “Growth will be more in line with global GDP,” says Chris Lewis, executive vice president and group head, international trade services, Wells Fargo.



Corporate Life And Pensions Rebound

RISK MANAGEMENT By Karen Kroll Corporate life and pensions insurance is regaining strength as economic conditions improve. The US market for corporate- and bank-owned life insurance (COLI and BOLI, respectively) and corporate supplemental pension plans—or “top hat” plans—are once again ...

Risk Management: Supply Chain Risk

BUILDING IN RESILIENCE   By Karen Kroll   Creating a flexible, robust supply chain is key to reducing the likelihood and potential impact of disruptions.   Effectively managing supply chain risk, while always important, is becoming increasingly critical. Companies are ...

Corporate Cards And The Supply Chain

A HOUSE OF CARDS   By Karen Kroll   Companies are consolidating purchasing and expense card programs and are starting to extend programs globally. But gaining supplier acceptance still remains challenging.   As companies’ supply chains become increasingly multinational, a ...



Newsmakers: Stimulus Packages Present Rich Pickings For Fraudsters

GLOBAL By Anita Hawser Abbey: Massive investment leaves door open for fraud With governments around the world doling out billions in stimulus packages or infrastructure projects to help revive flagging economies in the wake of the subprime crisis, many fraudsters ...


Milestones : Two Centuries of Debt on Display

Argentina When Argentina unveils its Museum of Foreign Debt in March, organizers are not aiming for busloads of camera-toting tourists. Instead, they hope it will help Argentines grasp how it is that their country has been in a perennial headlock ...


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