NEWS IN BRIEF
- Shining Their Shoes in the Lobby. Dumiak, Michael // U.S. Banker;Jan2003, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on the competition between healthcare and communications lobbyists for policy and foreign interests in the U.S. Revision of rules in the financial industry; Role of the Securities and Exchange Commission in accommodating foreign issuers; Debates over security and civil liberty issues in...
- Explaining Liberalization Commitments in Financial Services Trade. Harms, Philipp; Mattoo, Aaditya; Schuknecht, Ludger // Review of World Economics;2003, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p82
Examines the determinant of market access commitments in international financial services trade in the General Agreement on Trade in Services. Domestic political economy; International bargaining considerations; State of complementary policy.
- Beetle Mania. Hayden, Jeffrey // Finance & Development;Dec2013, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the expansion of the global supply chain, the future of global trade, and the implication of global financial crisis to the international and financial services.
- Secret trade deal slammed. COWLING, KATE // Money Management;7/3/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p8
The article discusses the Financial Sector Union's condemnation of the report about a secret international trade deal being pushed by the Abbott Government which could lead to job losses in the financial services sector, and possible breach of data security.
- The questions holding back returns. FLANDERS, STEPHANIE // Money Marketing;10/29/2015, Issue 1507, p27
The article focuses on the prevailing uncertainity in the financial services industry, and states that the emerging economies are facing several challenges including slowdown of domestic demand, fall of world trade, and decrease in commodity prices.
- UK targets UAE financials. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/28/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 30, p23
The article reports on the efforts of the British government to increase trade and investment with the federation. Great Britain would prioritise the financial services sector by improving advisory services and promoting investment opportunities in Great Britain. The move is part of a change in...
- Guide to trade services. // World Trade;Mar2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p24
The article presents information related to trade services in Southeast Asia. Logistics providers in the region include Maersk Logistics, APL Logistics, as well as integrated carriers UPS, FedEx and steamship lines like MOL, Maersk, and Hapag-Lloyd. Singapore operates as a well-established...
- The 1997 World Trade Organization Accord on Financial Services: Its Impact on and Implications... Woodrow, R. Brian // Geneva Papers on Risk & Insurance - Issues & Practice;Jan2000, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p78
Comments on how the insurance industry has been dealt with by the World Trade Organization (WTO) financial services negotiations as of January, 2000. Opinion that liberalization remains difficult and unfinished; Statement that for countries and companies involved in insurance services,...
- Trade agreement opens markets. Jennings, John // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/22/97-12/29/97, Vol. 101 Issue 51, p1
Reports that the concluded World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement to liberalize international trade in services covers more than 95 percent of the world's financial services market. Details of the agreement; Dispute settlement system of WTO; Five countries which made their offers for the first...