Criticisms of bitcoin by JP Morgan Chase’s boss have been denounced by a UK academic as “ironic” and “hardly surprising” considering the impact bitcoin could have on financial intermediaries.
Leaked documents from the UK Home Office proposing that low-skilled EU migrants would be restricted in the UK’s post-Brexit immigration scheme may be more likely to increase automation and off-shoring of labour, rather than increase British wages, industry experts have warned.
Only a month ago the FBI announced that fake eBay sales were being used to mask payments from the US to the Islamic State (ISIS). Terrorists and criminals are becoming more sophisticated in terror financing and money laundering, so businesses must be too.
The European Central Bank's (ECB) hotly anticipated meeting on Thursday afternoon made the euro skyrocket, as president Mario Draghi announced interest rates would remain at 0% and its quantitative easing programme will stay until at least the end of 2017.
The dollar failed to recover against other major currencies on Monday following Friday’s disappointing US employment data announcement. This was coupled with ... read more
Working on a lean treasury team can be a difficult job. The large number of areas that have to be covered and the amount of information that needs to be gathered, analyzed and understood is daunting.
As investors wake up to the huge financial damage that can be caused by unethical behaviour, companies should ensure that doing business ethically is a goal shared by all of its workforce.
Ireland is a potential beneficiary as businesses relocate from the UK post-Brexit, but this is undermined by the threatened disruption and complexities that increasingly appear to be a likely consequence.
Europe’s introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) next May will have implications for businesses around the world and US corporates should start getting ready if they haven’t already done so.
The US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is suing nine European banks for allegedly contributing to the collapse of 39 US banks that had a collective value of more than $440bn (€375.6bn).