2016

Corporate Finance In Retreat

Corporate Finance In Retreat

Global banks may be de-risking, but what are the implications for their corporate customers in those markets deemed undesirable as a result of the growing regulatory burden?

New Economy Minister Faces Rocky Path

New Economy Minister Faces Rocky Path

With Japan still struggling to achieve economic lift-off, longtime Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) hand Nobuteru Ishihara took over as the country’s Economy minister in late January.

‘SIFI’ Label For Nonfinancial Firms In Jeopardy

‘SIFI’ Label For Nonfinancial Firms In Jeopardy

Trends | Financial Regulation 
American insurance giant MetLife has doubled down on its efforts to skirt the heavier regulatory burden that comes with being labeled a Systemically Important Financial Institution.

Business Gets An App For That

Business Gets An App For That

Smart corporates are using mobile apps to collect real-time data, analyze it and feed it to employees, who can respond immediately. Companies that neglect these tools could find themselves at a disadvantage.

2015

Best Global Brands 2015

The American Marketing Association defines a “brand” as “a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” Some marketing researchers assert that brands are one of the most valuable assets that a company has.