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ERM – Lessons learnt since the financial crisis and where practices are still lagging

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Lessons learnt after the crisis With signs that the global financial crisis is on the wane; five years after the fall of Lehman Brothers  analysts are asking what lessons, if any, have been learnt along the way.  To this end … Continue reading

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Corporate governance becoming key consideration for China PE industry

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By: The quality of investments is becoming more important for the private equity industry in China, according to a joint study from Deutsche Borse and CMS Hasche Sigle. As a result of the slowing Chinese economy, of closed IPO … Continue reading

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S&P report on the Gulf Corporate Governance

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By: Nicolas Parasie, The Wall Street Journal According to the latest report by S&P corporate governance among Gulf companies is weak and improving it will be a slow process. Only 2 or 6.3%, of the 32 companies in the Gulf … Continue reading

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ICMA Report on The European Repo Market

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The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has released the results of its latest survey into the state of the European repo market.  Over the years these surveys have mirrored the fluctuations in the repo markets and this 25th survey which … Continue reading

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Boom time for Middle-Eastern payments and transaction processing markets

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An article by ACI Worldwide’s EMEA Region general manager, Paul Thomalla, published on has highlighted exciting times ahead for the Middle-Eastern payments, technology and transaction processing markets.  ACI Worldwide is predicting that by 2020 the region’s payments volume will … Continue reading

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