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Book Review: 'Stress Test' by Timothy Geithner

> Posted by Elisabeth Rhyne, Managing Director, CFI

Major traumas in history are relived in song and story, with each different point of view adding layers of complexity and understanding, until you can’t absorb any more. 824 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Bribery in the Boardroom: Implications for Internal Reporting Programs

Early last month, the OECD released its first Foreign Bribery Report. According to Angel Gurria, the organization’s Secretary-General, the report “endeavors to measure, and to describe, transnational corruption based on data from the 427 foreign bribery cases that have been concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 1999.” The report as a whole is quite interesting, but I would like to hone in on the OECD’s findings regarding… 990 more words

Commentary

"Conflict Minerals” Reps and Warranties Appearing in M&A Deals

By: Mark Tarallo

In connection with the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC adopted certain reporting requirements for companies that use “conflict minerals” in their product-tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold that are sourced from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding nations.  340 more words

Acquisitions

"Greed Is Good" Makes Comeback In America.

Posted on January 15, 2015

by Jerry Alatalo

Mike Papantonio sat in for Thom Hartmann on “The Big Picture” recently and talked to Les Leopold, author of “How To Make a Million Dollars an Hour” – his book about Wall Street, deregulation, hedge funds and how they negatively affect the economy – on what to expect now that the GOP controls the U.S. 830 more words

Earth Matters

CREFC 2015: What Worries the CRE Finance Industry

Often real estate professionals take an, ahem, optimistic view of the future. Interest rates won’t be a problem, overleveraging won’t come back and bite us, etc. 776 more words

House Passes TRIA Renewal - Senate Expected to Follow Suit

Insurance Journal: January 7, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to reauthorize a government backstop for insurers’ losses from acts of terrorism after lawmakers let the measure expire last month. 279 more words

Insurance

So long and thanks for all the Fairtrade Gold.

So long and thanks for all the Fairtrade Gold.

As my time with Fairtrade comes to a close at the end of 2014, I wanted to thank everyone within the International Fairtrade Movement for their commitment to gold. 2,956 more words

Fairtrade Gold