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Trinidad and Tobago's maritime solution

July 1, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago has much to do to improve its business climate in the non-energy sector, but the Caribbean country already has ambitious plans, which include developing its maritime economy.

Trinidad and Tobago looks beyond oil and gas

Trinidad and Tobago looks beyond oil and gas

July 1, 2014

With an average GDP per capita higher than any other country in Central and South America, Trinidad and Tobago has built its economic might on the back of its oil and gas resources. However, the Caribbean country is now looking to diversify its economy, and key to this is the establishment of an IFC.

The science of regulatory compliance

The science of regulatory compliance

July 1, 2014

Regulatory compliance has become a high-priority topic on the agenda of many senior managers. Marcus Sehr, global head of cash management financial institutions, product, and Ulrich Goeres, global head of anti-money laundering and anti-financial crime, at Deutsche Bank discuss the current challenges facing banks and correspondent banking services in particular.

Moving closer: why lenders are looking to cement client relationships

July 1, 2014

Wolfgang Wagner, the global head of cash management financial institutions, sales, at Deutsche Bank talks about the latest developments in transaction banking, evolving correspondent banking models and the growing importance of client-centric relationships.

New environment forces change in the world of structured products

July 1, 2014

Low volatility and low yields are making life tricky for structured product providers. But by broadening their range of products and by doing more to tap upcoming markets, such as Asia, they have been able to ensure they get plenty of business. 

Investors face fresh interest rate challenge

Investors face fresh interest rate challenge

July 1, 2014

Since interest rates dropped to record lows in both the US and UK, investors have been anticipating their rebound and picking their investments accordingly.

Banks adapt to the new world of structured finance

July 1, 2014

New regulations are having a profound impact on structured finance and securitisation markets. But the bigger banks are mostly coping, with some even exploiting the situation to build their investor-advisory services.

Index-based structured products on the rise

July 1, 2014

Index-based structured products have grown in popularity since the financial crisis, as investors have sought flexible and bespoke ways to gain exposure to certain assets. And while the threat of tougher regulation looms, bankers are confident it will not slow down the market. 

Turning up the heat in the cash management space

July 1, 2014

Cash management is growing in importance, but negative interest rates, the regulatory fallout from the financial crisis and an increasingly complex political landscape are colluding to make life difficult for transaction bankers and corporate treasurers.

The challenges of keeping pace with technology

The challenges of keeping pace with technology

July 1, 2014

The speed at which technology advances is almost impossible for regulation-laden banks to keep up with. This makes judging which technological innovations created by more nimble, pure tech companies to adopt all the more important.

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