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Feed the machine a healthy diet

Everyone is familiar with the expression, ‘garbage in equals garbage out’ by now.  This simple statement neatly articulates the necessity for quality software requirements.  Before you roll your eyes about yet another post on how to create software requirements, know that we are going to take a slightly different approach. 1,292 more words

9 Critical Steps Of Design

De-Risking: The ‘Perfect Hurricane’ Threatening Caribbean IFCs

by caribbeantradelaw

My latest publication is an article entitled “De-Risking: The ‘Perfect Hurricane’ Threatening Caribbean IFCs” in the forthcoming IFC Review 2017. It discusses the implications of the de-risking phenomenon for Caribbean international financial centres (IFCs) and some of the steps they have been taking to fight it. 13 more words

Caribbean News

De-Risking: The ‘Perfect Hurricane’ Threatening Caribbean IFCs

Alicia Nicholls

My latest publication is an article entitled “De-Risking: The ‘Perfect Hurricane’ Threatening Caribbean IFCs” in the forthcoming IFC Review 2017. It discusses the implications of the de-risking phenomenon for Caribbean international financial centres (IFCs) and some of the steps they have been taking to fight it. 161 more words

Trade

FATF updates after plenary session

FATF has held its plenary meeting. Key issues discussed included:

  • work on improving transparency and beneficial ownership: FATF and the Egmont Group are looking at mechanisms used to hide beneficial ownership with a view to assessing how to overcome the challenges of determining it;
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Financial Crime

De-Risking discussed at CARICOM 28th Inter-sessional Meeting

Alicia Nicholls

The issue of de-risking by global banks, manifested most prominently by the restriction or withdrawal of correspondent banking relationships with mainly indigenous banks in the Region, was discussed at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Twenty-Eighth Inter-sessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of CARICOM which took place in Georgetown, Guyana February 16-17 last week. 454 more words

Trade

5 Things I want from today's DB Green Paper

The DWP is due to publish its Green Paper this morning. It’s an important initiative; -our defined benefit schemes are under threat but they have the potential to do much good not just to those in them, but to those who benefit from their investment.

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Pensions

Is there really a "fail" at the Royal Mail?

The Royal Mail is consulting with its staff on closing its final salary scheme to future accrual. This is a public consultation, the Royal Mail are putting it to their staff that an increase of pension contributions to 50% of pensionable pay is unaffordable. 1,155 more words

Pensions