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Attacks on financial institutions (FIs) are growing in scale and audacity. This article examines some of the most notorious recent security breaches and responses to the cyber threat and also examines other potential disruptions to business.
Treasurers within companies that receive Letters of Credit (LCs) worth millions of dollars need a robust trade finance system. Facing a growing call from its smaller counterparties for trade finance arrangements, international energy company Statoil sought greater control over its trade finance transactions.
External factors such as political risk pose the main challenge to lending growth in developing markets, according to a survey conducted by the Loan Market Association (LMA), the industry body for the syndicated loan market in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Upbeat reports on the progress towards setting up the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) overlook the fact that the financial services sector has several major obstacles to overcome.