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Reining In Big Tech

Reining In Big Tech

The dominance of media-technology platforms that control information has roused regulators around the world. New laws are coming into effect, with more on the way. 

EU Gives Consumers New Data Controls

EU Gives Consumers New Data Controls

On May 25 this year, the adoption of Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to become a watershed moment in privacy history: EU citizens gain new rights to view, limit and delete data that businesses from around ...

Award Winners

World's Best Trade Finance Providers 2018: Winners List

  GLOBAL WINNERS Best Bank for Trade Finance BNP Paribas Best Trade Finance Infrastructure Initiative CCRManager Best Bank for Commodity Finance Rabobank Best Trade Document Management  BNY Mellon Best Trade Credit Insurance Provider  Euler Hermes Best Bank for Export Finance ...

Trade Finance: Delving Deep Into Data

Trade Finance: Delving Deep Into Data

Chris Laws, global head of product development, compliance and supply solutions for Dun & Bradstreet, explains how new technologies are providing ever deeper analysis to deliver reputational and financial risk mitigation

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Saudi Arabia's Half-Court Press

Saudi Arabia's Half-Court Press

The Saudi kingdom seems to be on a path of radical change, broadening options for women and opening to new sectors, but a ruling-family schism could derail the effort.

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Newsmakers

South Korea Engages With North Korea

South Korea Engages With North Korea

South Korea’s new overtures to Kim Jong II are part of a broader regional diplomatic initiative. Moon visited China, a North Korean ally and key trading partner, in December 2017, and called for better South Korea-China relations.

Berkshire Hathaway Names Buffett's Successors

Berkshire Hathaway Names Buffett's Successors

Longtime senior executives Greg Abel and Ajit Jain were promoted to vice chairman on January 10 and joined Berkshire’s board of directors. The announcement might suggest that Abel and Jain, alone or together, might lead the company in the near future.

Corporate Finance & Capital

Foreign Exchange | Euro Batters Dollar

Foreign Exchange | Euro Batters Dollar

  The dollar tumbled to a three-year, trade-weighted low in January, even as the 10-year US Treasury note yield rose above 2.6% for the first time since 2014. This drop confounded analysts, who forecasted a stronger dollar based on expectations ...

Stake In Air India Up For Sale

Stake In Air India Up For Sale

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government decided to sell a 49% stake in debt-laden state-run carrier Air India. The government may explore increasing the stake to 51%, with control of Air India possibly granted to a foreign airline, if official ...

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