The news that commodities trading houses may face sterner regulation has been met with scepticism in the industry.
Earlier in May, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) established by the G-20 to tighten up global financial regulation, suggested that regional and national regulators explore whether traders should be more tightly-governed.
Two of India’s largest banks are to open branches offering trade finance services in China.
French satellite operator Eutelsat has received a US$272mn loan from a syndicate of banks.
Brian Devine has been named partner in Fulbright New York’s shipping practice.
Paul Gardner has been appointed global head of structured trade and export finance at Westpac.
The UK economy is flatlining and the medicine, thus far, isn’t working. Finbarr Bermingham reports on an exports sector in dire need of resuscitation.
No export credit agency reflects the growing importance of such institutions better than US Exim. From its annual conference in Washington DC, Finbarr Bermingham reports record-breaking growth, but room for development.
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