Regulations | Compliance in a shifting regulatory environment requires nimble responses.
As the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development works on ways to keep multinationals from shifting profits to low-tax jurisdictions, tax and finance executives are divided on whether its efforts will improve the global corporate tax system.
Special Report | Trade Finance Trends
A greater supply of capital and a dip in demand are strangling the trade finance business.
Proxy Voting | Management
Proxy advisory firm ISS updated its proxy voting guidelines last fall to introduce a more detailed approach to the recommendations it makes on companies’ equity plans and shareholder proposals for an independent chairman. The changes could create uncertainty for companies during this year’s proxy season.
Management | Transaction Banking
Alberta Cefis is retiring from Scotiabank after building its global transaction banking business practically from the ground up.
FX Supplement 2014 | Corporate Hedging
The recent surge in foreign exchange volatility may be catching some corporate treasurers by surprise after the currency market’s prolonged lull.
TECHNOLOGY | CORPORATE CONNECTIVITY
Corporates and their banking partners still often speak different digital languages, but new initiatives by SWIFT and SAP should make connectivity easier. And increasing competition will be a good thing for corporates, sparking innovation and driving down costs.
CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS By Gordon Platt Technology, media and telecoms—the TMT sector—is enjoying a surge in deal activity this year, even as the value of worldwide mergers and acquisitions is slumping, particularly in Europe. The first half of this year ...
THE GREAT DIVIDE By Susan Kelly As inter- and intra-regional trade in emerging markets continues to grow, the gap between needed and available trade finance is also on the increase. But new financing sources and new tools offer the ...