International Finance

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Commodity

VistaJet completes 100,000th flight as whole and fractional aircraft purchases decline

Global aviation company records 40% of new business from former aircraft owners as customers shift toward sharing economy models March 14, 2017: VistaJet, the first and only global aviation company, announced that it has safely performed over 100,000 flights in its history, recording significant growth as corporations and UHNWIs continue using business jets to travel...
Wealth Management

CNO Financial Group promotes Doug Williams

Named Vice President for Finance and Administration January 18, 2017: CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced on January 13 that Doug Williams has been promoted to Vice President, Finance & Administration. In his new role, Williams will be responsible for distribution planning, reporting and finance functions for the Washington National business segment and Performance Matter Associates, Washington...
Economy

Italy to push for ties with Iran

Remains undaunted by Trump’s election as US president IFM Correspondent November 24, 2016: In a rebuttal to US president-elect Donald Trump, Italy’s industry minister pledged to support business deals with Iran potentially worth billions of dollars. Iran re-joined the global business scene in January this year after the US decided to lift sanctions on the...
Economy

Italy to push for ties with Iran

Remains undaunted by Trump’s election as US president IFM Correspondent November 24, 2016: In a rebuttal to US president-elect Donald Trump, Italy’s industry minister pledged to support business deals with Iran potentially worth billions of dollars. Iran re-joined the global business scene in January this year after the US decided to lift sanctions on the...
Economy

Paris launches campaign to attract talent from London post-Brexit

Advertisement to target London airport, train stations, UK national newspapers October 18, 2016: The organisation representing the business district of La Défense in Paris, has launched a national UK advertising campaign to lure talent from London in the wake of Brexit. Adverts will go live at Heathrow airport, Eurostar stations including St. Pancras International and...
Economy

Post-Brexit, small businesses in UK are bullish

But the challenge to growth is finding skilled staff October 12, 2016: Nearly three-quarters (73%) of small businesses with over five employees plan to grow dramatically or moderately over the next two years, according to a new report by Albion Ventures, one of the largest independent venture capital investors in the UK. Only 5% think...
Fintech

Enforcing debt when trading with Eurozone customers

International Finance Desk
Implications of Brexit and the importance of a carefully designed risk management strategy Sophie Brackenbury September 19, 2016: Our commercial dispute resolution team was recently instructed to advise on the enforcement of a debt owed to a German business (our client) by a UK company, as part of our debt recovery service.  The outcome was...
Economy

Confidence among UK businesses improves post Brexit

However, not much excitement about the economy IFM Correspondent September 2, 2016: Things are not as bad as it was thought it would be post Brexit. A monthly business survey has found that more than half of the confidence lost in the aftermath of the referendum has been recovered. However, businesspersons remained largely pessimistic about...
Economy

Business lessons from British companies

Four firms give out tips that can help a business grow August 3, 2016: Business classes can only teach you so much about being successful. In the end the very best advice will come from those who have been there and have learned along the way. There are some things you just won’t find in...