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IFC’s Alfonso García Mora: On the Frontlines of Climate Change and War

To mitigate the harmful effects of climate change requires the mobilisation of trillions of dollars. IFC Regional Vice-President for Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean Alfonso García Mora is encouraged by the outcome of COP27 where it was decided –

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Nothing Beats Local Knowledge — and WTW I Unity Head Louis “Tito” Ducruet Knows his Territory

Customer-centricity and an eye on climate-change ensure steady evolution of go-ahead insurer with WTW I Unity Head Louis “Tito” Ducruet. Understanding local needs and establishing a customer-centric strategy have typified Louis “Tito” Ducruet’s career for over 40 years. As managing

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Know the Risks and ‘See’ the Future with the Integrity and Transparency of Moody’s Local

The Moody’s name and brand is internationally famous — and the agency’s Latin American platform brings local knowledge to the fore. Latin American domestic credit ratings and research agency Moody’s Local serves the needs of financial markets in Argentina, Bolivia,

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Rich Pickings for Carlos Slim, a Financial Prodigy who Started Young — and Kept on Going

Wealth and status mean little to the founder of Grupo Carso who allows himself the occasional indulgence of a fine cigar… By TONY LENNOX Depending on the state of the world’s stock markets and which wealth-list you consult, Carlos Slim

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Mining Disaster that Played Out Above Ground — and Brought Down ‘King Midas’

“The richest man in Brazil” was a title that business magnate Eike Batista didn’t particularly care for. It didn’t do justice to the scope and scale of his wealth, he felt; he was aiming for something more along the lines

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Infinity Asset Management Diversity and Strategy: Two Key Factors That Have Driven the Infinity Group to Success

It was 25 years ago, in São Paulo, Brazil, that Infinity Asset Management, and the Infinity Group, started as a brokerage firm. It became a licensed fund manager and investment company in 1999, and today prides itself on its tailor-made

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Fausto Ribeiro, CEO of Banco do Brasil: Green Dreams Coming True as Brazilian Bank Focuses on ESG

The financial sector has a key role to play in the transition to a new model. At Banco do Brasil, sustainable credit represents 37.5 percent of the total portfolio. Sustainability and environmental, social and governance issues have been steadily gaining

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EY Argentina: Argentina’s Promotional Tax System for Knowledge-based Companies is Gaining Ground in the Local Market

After more than two years of the enactment of the “knowledge-based” Law, time has come to ask whether this new promotional system have truly improved the capacity of the knowledge-based industries to generate employment, federal economic development, and foreign exchange

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EY: Argentina’s Need for Tax Reforms, and How They Could Be Achieved

The current Argentine macroeconomic situation is characterised by Covid-19 recession, inflation, record tax pressure, a reduction in tax revenues, poverty levels standing at 42 percent and rising, and government spending exceeding genuine financing possibilities. Sovereign debt refinancing is still under

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EY Argentina: Argentina Amends Promotional Tax System for Knowledge-Based Firms

With technology disrupting business models in various sectors of the global economy, Argentina has finally introduced tax incentives for knowledge-based industries. Law number 27,506 was first published in the Official Bulletin on June 10, 2019, and established the promotional regime

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