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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Top Innovators In Foreign Exchange | 2016

Intense competition is driving rapid digitization as financial institutions seek an edge over rivals in the nonstop foreign exchange sector.

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Thriving On Disruption

The banking industry’s leading lights have largely adjusted their business plans to a world of tighter regulations, higher capital requirements and less leverage. Now, they are taking on new competitors by embracing the very information technology that has disrupted their business.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Angels Playing Devil’s Advocate

Jim Rossman is managing director of the corporate preparedness group at Lazard, the M&A advisory and asset management giant. A former M&A lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Rossman talked with Global Finance about how to fend off hostile takeovers—mainly in the US, but also in Europe and emerging markets.

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Capitalizing On Adversity

The best banks see falling stock prices as an opportunity to finance takeovers with debt and sell bank equity to please regulators.

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Some FX with your M&A?

Cross Rates: An unprecedented wave of cross-border mergers and acquisitions is driving demand—and rates—for foreign currencies.

Economics, Policy & Regulation

The Super-Investors Of Central Banks

Central bank heads were once a predictable and conservative lot. Now they’re swooping in, buying huge amounts of securities and rolling out unorthodox policies to avert danger.