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Risk Management: Liability Insurance

A NEW REALITY   By Al Modugno   Corporate liability risk is increasing as jurisdictions around the world adopt liability laws that mimic the stringent framework in the US.   Just over two decades ago, the European Commission began the ...

Award Winners

Winners’ Circle: Supply Chain Finance

LEADING THE PACK   By Kathryn Tully   Global Finance evaluates the Best of the Best Supply Chain Finance Providers in The Winners' Circle: an ongoing look at the top awards winners over the magazine's 25-year history, launched as part ...

World's Best Subcustodians 2012: Regional Winners

By Gordon Platt NORTH AMERICA Citi Lee Waite, global head of direct custody and clearing, Citi Citi's Global Transaction Services division has the largest proprietary custody network in the world, covering 61 markets and 98.5% of global market capitalization. Lee ...

Emerging Markets Roundup

Emerging Markets Roundup: Brazil

TIME-OUT FOR BRAZIL'S GROWTH BOOM   By Antonio Guerrero   Brazil's growth explosion could be ending. The Brazilian central bank in June cut the official growth target from 3.5% to 2.5% for 2012, after first-quarter GDP expansion was a meager ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: Russia

PRIVATIZATION PLAN COULD STUMBLE BEFORE LEAVING THE GATE   By Kim Iskyan   In early June, Russia's largest bank, Sberbank, agreed to buy DenizBank of Turkey from French-Belgian lender Dexia, for $3.5 billion. The deal marked Sberbank's second-largest transaction in recent ...

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Country Report: Nigeria

TIME FOR CHANGE   By Antonio Guerrero   Nigeria holds great promise with its massive oil reserves, but endemic corruption, unfettered militant attacks on pipelines and lack of regulatory clarity could halt progress in its tracks.   When the Nigerian ...

Country Report: Portugal

PRIME TARGET   By Vanessa Drucker   Portugal is being held up as a model of reform in meeting its fiscal restructuring targets, but it faces a drag on growth from financial sector deleveraging. Meanwhile, Portuguese firms have become prime ...

Milestones

Financial Reporting Still Plagued By Delays

MILESTONES: GLOBAL   By Valentina Pasquali   Companies worldwide are making big changes to their reporting processes—seeking relief from the high costs associated with missed regulatory deadlines and poor-quality data.   They are investing more and more in their financial ...

Corporate Finance

FX: Euro Tumbles, EU Debt Crisis Grows

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE   By Gordon Platt   The European debt crisis remains the key focus of foreign exchange market participants, as the slowdown in the global economy increases pressure on central banks and government officials to take ...

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Back Page: Polls And Stats

BUYING STABILITY Break-even Brent oil prices ($ per barrel): the price that must be maintained for oil revenues to equilibrate annual budgets in oil-producing countries. "Oil-producing countries face rising expenses due to higher social pressure in the aftermath of the ...