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News
16 March 2016
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce has appointed former ICC Deputy Counsel Abhinav Bhushan as regional director for South Asia. He will be based in...
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Technology Update
16 March 2016
Misys, the financial software company, has launched a new packaged solution to help banks comply with the Basel Committee’s standardised approach for counterparty credit risk (SA-CCR)....
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News
15 March 2016
Andrew Bailey, the newly appointed CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority told delegates of the Barclays Financial Conference in London on 9 March 2016 that he believed loss of liquidity is...
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Feature
23 February 2016
With the reauthorisation of the US Ex-Im Bank, Aaron S Cutler and Timothy J Ford assess Barack Obama’s push for a democratic board, and outline what the bank is likely to achieve in the...
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News
4 February 2016
First Names Group has hired Eric Fady as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Fady will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Cengiz Somay, taking responsibility for delivering on the...
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News
1 February 2016
Former executive director for banking services and chief cashier at the Bank of England (BoE) Andrew Bailey has been appointed CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), reports said on 26...
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Feature
14 January 2016
Do trade credit insurance disputes have to end up in court? Arbitration is less expensive, and could be more effective, say Peter Halprin and Vivian Michael
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Blog
3 December 2015
Does your firm transfer data between the EU and the US? If it does, you need to make sure that you are up to speed on the implications of the new 'Safe Harbour' regulatory environment....
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News
2 December 2015
Banks are set to play forever catch-up when it comes to tackling financial crime and its evolving risks, says a report from LexisNexis®Risk Solutions.   The findings are enshrined in the...
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News
6 November 2015
The Berne Union insured US$50bn of new foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first half of 2015, it was announced at the association’s Annual General meeting between 2nd and 5th ...
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Technology Update
2 November 2015
Surecomp, the global trade solutions provider opened an office in Singapore on 1 November 2015 to provide support in sales, support and development. In a video link interview at Sibos Singapore...
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Blog
16 September 2015
The UK financial services regulator is not the first, and it won’t be the last to raise concerns about the threat of market abuse. History teaches us that any market can be manipulated by...
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Feature
2 September 2015
Over the last six to twelve months the issues dominating the trade and commodity finance market have mainly been those connected with regulation, credit risk mitigation and sanctions. It has been...
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Feature
2 September 2015
Richard Usher revisits Mercuria v Citibank and shares his relief that the repo structure itself was not under assault as a result of the case and is still regarded as a true sale
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Awards
28 July 2015
Best Trade Credit Underwriter 2015
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Feature
28 July 2015
The shipping industry has to do its bit to reduce greenhouse gases, and this is changing fleet management strategies and presenting new export finance opportunities, reports Ivan Castano Freeman
Best Law Firm TFR 2015
Awards
23 July 2015
Best Law Firm 2015
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