Capital Markets | Derivatives
Life may have just become a bit easier for finance executives at companies with captive finance units—which is to say, almost all automakers and scores of equipment manufacturers.
Governance, Regulation & Compliance
Capital Markets | Derivatives
Capital Markets | M&A Pharmaceuticals
In what could become Israel’s biggest cross-border M&A deal ever, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries made an unsolicited $40 billion offer to acquire Mylan, a Pennsylvania-based drugmaker registered in the Netherlands with operational headquarters in the UK.
SEC & Executive Compensation | Five years after the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform act, several of its controversial corporate governance provisions on executive compensation continue to wend their way through the system.
Special Report | Global Payments
When it comes to enriching corporate card programs, the focus is on technologies and policies that can boost efficiency, visibility and controls.
Cover Story | Compliance
As the US has extended its regulatory reach beyond its own borders, other jurisdictions have followed its lead. Global corporations face an ever-growing burden in maintaining compliance with increasingly complex regulatory and reporting regimes. This is affecting their budgets, their structuring and also their strategy.
Trends | Islamic Finance
Islamic finance has seen tremendous growth over the past few decades.
By deciding to devote our cover story to compliance this month we focus on a key element in the DNA of this magazine: Managing compliance is increasingly a global issue for corporates and financial institutions.
Global Finance talked money laundering, Cuba and banking regulation with David Schwartz, president and CEO of the Florida International Bankers Association, a nonprofit representing financial institutions in the US, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.
Capital Markets | Equity Capital Raising
Eureeca, the first global equity crowdfunding company, with offices in London and Dubai, received regulatory approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to operate in Britain.
Banking | Europe
In its first round of QE, the ECB said that the bonds of only seven European financial institutions were eligible—until further revision, which won’t happen until at least April 15.
Management | Cash Management
New liquidity rules for banks may force multinational clients to hold more cash in local branches.
Global Finance’s first annual ranking of the top-performing companies in the Middle East shows how much of the region is still in the early stages of reducing its dependence on oil.
Trends | US Dollar/Corporate Earnings
As corporate guidance goes, it was not the most upbeat news ever.
Development in the Middle East, and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in particular, is being fueled by the growth of Islamic finance.
Country Report | Taiwan
The nation’s banks have benefited from a strengthening economy, but now they must look overseas for growth. And there lies more risk.
Country Report | India
Indian growth and development hold great promise. And policymakers look set to unlock that potential.