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Cover Story : All Change

New banking regulations could have as profound an effect on global businesses as any of the recently drafted codes of corporate conduct. Companies will ignore them at their own peril.

cs-01 One morning a few months ago pandemonium broke out in ...

Emerging Markets Roundup

Features : Brazil Emerges From the Shadows

Global Finance brought together some of the key players in Brazil Day 2003 in a roundtable to discuss the state of the Brazilian market and the prospects for investors. Global Finance publisher, Joseph Giarraputo, moderated the discussion.

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Features : Brazil Emerges From the Shadows

Global Finance brought together some of the key players in Brazil Day 2003 in a roundtable to discuss the state of the Brazilian market and the prospects for investors. Global Finance publisher, Joseph Giarraputo, moderated the discussion.

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Features : Bringing Brazil to Wall Street

In late November a group of executives from the top Brazilian companies visited New York City in order to bring their message direct to Wall Street. They wanted to show investors that Brazil has great potential.

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Features : Online Business Invoicing Gathers Pace

Offerings get more sophisticated and better integrated with financing.

FE0401 The much-anticipated world of business presenting and viewing invoices online and paying them to each other electronically has been much slower to develop than many analysts’ initial rosy estimates. The dotcom ...

Features : The Russian Roller

The climate for investment in Russia has cooled since the Kremlin began an offensive on the country’s leading oligarch. But a booming economy is still proving a lure.


b_1 Is it still safe to invest in Russia? “Maybe,” say analysts ...

Features : To Bail or Not To Bail

Managers of corporate 401(k) plans invested in US mutual funds have been closely watching the emerging scandals.


c_1 Corporate financial executives responsible for billions of dollars of assets in hundreds of thousands of 401(k) plans have been anxiously watching ...

Features : When Doing The Right Thing Provides A Pay-off

The corporate world is still searching for definitive proof that corporate responsibility pays—and now the evidence is piling up.

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For a little more than a decade, companies have tried to meet increasing consumer and investor demand for them to ...

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance : Business Investment Boosts Debt Issuance

THE AMERICAS

cf-0201 US corporate bond issuance is getting a lift from increasing business investment, as well as improving credit quality, according to the New Yorkbased Bond Market Association.
Corporate bond issuance rose 12.9% in the first three-quarters of 2003 ...

Corporate Finance : US Accounting Rules Trip Up Foreign Issuers

THE AMERICAS


In the past two years, foreign issuers of securities have agreed to pay a total of about $700 million to settle shareholder class actions in the United States, usually related to accounting issues, according to a study by ...

Newsmakers

The World's Most Socially Responsible Companies

Features : When Doing The Right Thing Provides A Pay-off

The corporate world is still searching for definitive proof that corporate responsibility pays—and now the evidence is piling up.

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For a little more than a decade, companies have tried to meet increasing consumer and investor demand for them to ...