International trade is growing at an astonishing rate, which has a direct impact on currency. Kinesis, a digital yield-bearing currency, could provide a solution to currency stability that goes beyond centralised or monetary banks
Private Equity exits have become challenging. But they can be lucrative and valuable if PE firms can stick to these three best practices suggested by McKinsey & Co.
Green bond financing has been gaining popularity among many countries, keeping sustainable energy development at the core of business. Lebanon’s Fransabank is the first in the country and the Levant region to issue a green bond for US$60mn, showing the bank’s keenness to develop the green market
Carbon Black, the leader in endpoint security solutions, released a report titled Modern Bank Heists: Cyberattacks and Lateral Movement in the Financial Sector, which offers perspectives of 40 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) on financial safety today. Here are the findings
Experts say, instituting a value added tax in the UAE will drive its revenue expanse in a few short years. Mohammed Fathy, General Manager of Dubai-based tax consultancy Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark, explains its long-term effect on the region’s sectors and GDP percentage
The furore over data protection has reached an all-time high. While the world chastises Silicon Valley for altering reality on the basis of social media behaviour, Europe is increasingly intrigued by the use of technology for tax collection. Nicholas Hallam, CEO of Accordance – a specialist firm in cross-border VAT, talks about how real-time VAT reporting will change the way tax is collected in the EU
In the event of a data breach, in addition to a fine, organisations could potentially face claims for damages from millions of affected individuals