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  • RBS, Barcap: are sukuks the answer for emerging markets?

    29 Mar 2012

    Senior bankers debated the merits of the shariah-compliant bond market at a debtwire conference last week. Some remain sceptical

  • Why local lenders dominate in Andes

    27 Mar 2012

    Improved liquidity has fostered more sophistication in Chile and Colombia’s banking sectors, and reduced the necessity of international banks

  • Why PPPs, Asian banks will drive region's projects

    27 Mar 2012

    Asia’s commercial banks are expected to ramp up project financings this year, as their international counterparts retreat to their home markets. But lawyers in Hong Kong have warned new entrants must be prepared for a highly-complex, relatively immature market

  • What to expect from Tunisia’s Islamic finance reforms

    20 Mar 2012

    Tunisia will opt for a simple decree amendment limited to sukuk issuance before working on a global structure for Islamic finance, according to local lawyers

  • Cov-lite: Securitas is misleading

    13 Mar 2012

    Market participants should not confuse investors taking substantial cov-lite risk on a high yield deal with a fully-fledged return of the risky pre-crisis lending feature, according to Barcap's Jason Meers

  • How more financiers can be tax-equity partners

    12 Mar 2012

    New tax-equity structures being explored by renewable energy investors are expected to increase opportunities for smaller financiers to take advantage of the model



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