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Cover Story : A Changing Agenda

Latin America     There is no longer any doubt that Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s “Bolivarian Revolution” is having a significant economic and political impact on Latin America. The question now is, Will it last? It’s 11 o’clock in the ...

Features

Features : Change Agents

CUSTODY & INVESTORS’ SERVICES Over the past three decades, the global custody and investors’ services industry has facilitated some of the most dramatic and far-reaching changes in the global financial services landscape. More than 30 years ago Chase Manhattan bank ...

Features : Managing The Managers

TRANSITION MANAGEMENT Increasingly sophisticated clients are demanding ever higher standards from their transition management teams.   Citi's Tim Wilkinson Complex portfolio alterations require specialist knowledge across numerous fields, and pension funds, asset managers and insurance firms are increasingly looking for ...

Award Winners

Features : An Industry In Flux

Hotels, airlines & airports     Tightened budgets and new technology have triggered a wave of innovation in the business travel industry.   Take-off: Business-only airlines such as Silverjet are hoping to change the face of corporate travel The business ...

Features : The World's Best Sub-Custodians

ANNUAL SURVEY Global Finance honors the often-hidden providers of the specialized services that make cross-border investing possible. As institutional investors increasingly venture into foreign markets to obtain diversification and higher returns, they rely on global custodians for a wide range ...

Emerging Markets Roundup

Emerging Markets : Em Debt Trading Sets Record

News     The value of trading in emerging markets fixed-income instruments totaled $1.7 trillion in the first quarter of 2007, an increase of 4% from the same period a year earlier, according to EMTA, formerly the Emerging Markets Traders ...

Country Report

Features : Opening For Business

Country Report / Malaysia   With the South Johor development region opening up and the banking market on the verge of full liberalization, Malaysia presents growing opportunities for investment.     Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur After decades of being wary ...

Milestones

Milestones : London Takes The Lead For Commerce

Global     London: The "epicenter of world commerce" London is perhaps best known for major tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge and Madame Tussaud’s, but now it has a new moniker as the epicenter of commerce globally, ...

Corporate Finance

Newsmakers

Newsmakers : Airbus Gets A Lift As New Orders Pour In

France     Louis Gallois: Delivering good news Louis Gallois, president and CEO of Airbus, was all smiles at the Paris Air Show last month. Europe’s leading commercial aircraft manufacturer had some good news to announce—deals worth more than $40 ...

Newsmakers : Corporate Fraud On The Rise Despite Sox

United states     Patrick Taylor: No "perfect solution" for fraud prevention Five years ago, in the wake of the Enron and WorldCom scandals, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) was enacted to prevent financial fraud. However, a recent survey of more than 80 ...