The Bond Market Association (TBMA) and the International Primary Market Association (IPMA) are to launch a jointly developed global commercial paper dealer agreement. The model form has been created to document arrangements between issuers and dealers covering commercial paper that may be issued in both the US and European markets. A workshop to explain the mechanics of the document will be conducted at the London offices of Deutsche Bank on September 4. The workshop will feature an overview of the global commercial paper market by John Ford of Deutsche Bank, chairman of the Euro Commercial Paper Committee of IPMA, as well as a panel on contractual, securities law and market practice issues dealt with in the model agreement.
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.