Saturday, Feb 4, 2023
International Finance

Category : July – August 2018

Iran locked out again – What happens to trading favourites in Europe?

International Finance
Iran faces economic sanctions again, but it has managed to forge multi-million dollar trade deals with many European and Asian nations. It is OPEC’s third largest oil producer, and has a treasure trove of minerals and natural resources, but with Trump’ administration coming down hard on Iran, what happens next?...

How the Vollgeld Initiative could transform global banking

International Finance
Switzerland just voted against the Vollgeld initiative’s proposed sovereign money, expected to have a far-reaching impact on the financial community. So what is the Vollgeld Iniatitive about and why have economists recommended sovereign money to government leaders for decades now?...

Cyberattacks in finance, and how to tackle them

International Finance
Carbon Black, the leader in endpoint security solutions, released a report titled Modern Bank Heists: Cyberattacks and Lateral Movement in the Financial Sector, which offers perspectives of 40 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) on financial safety today. Here are the findings...

Breathing new life into oil and gas reserves

International Finance
There is rising interest in decommissioning offshore oil and gas platforms in the North Sea – bringing attention to various aspects of this newfound activity including the process, cost, regulation and challenges. If done right, this activity can be hugely beneficial to the O&G industry and the environment. Christopher Harrison, partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman...

Are we giving consent to use our data too freely?

International Finance
With GDPR being implemented across the EU, the crucial question is how we consent to personal data usage. Charlie Tuxworth, director of software and innovation at digital solutions provider Equiniti explains the necessity for data integrity and protection in business based on user consent and withdrawal of consent...