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In a climate of ever-growing regulatory burdens and a soaring demand for reporting and oversight, our annual awards recognise the practitioners and suppliers which have made their mark on the operational...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Low-level bribery is still common across Latin America, but with a few simple precautions businesses operating there can avoid the main risks associated with it, says Michael Hatchwell of Davenport Lyons
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New mortality data in Canada has highlighted the longevity crisis facing the country’s pension funds. Re/insurers are eager to take on some of this risk, but crucial issues need to be resolved for the risk transfer market to keep up with funds’ demand....
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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