This new story has been all over the internet because of a ridiculous initiative planned by the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) – as well as dozens of other regional newspapers. These publishers argue that they plan to charge hefty fees for links to their newspaper websites.
Just for fun, here’s a link to one of the newspapers.
Colombia’s miraculous transformation in the past decade from drug lord haven to one of the world’s great emerging economies is something to behold. Colombia is now a place where businesses, both international and domestic, see positive prospects.
Read this article to learn more about Colombia’s incredible business climate.
Another great post by Dan Harris, this one examining the perception that China is slower to attract IT outsourcing business than India.
Following reports that Chavez is close to death, this article provides a great overview of what some experts see in Venezuela’s immediate future
Switzerland and banking just don’t seem to mix as well these days. This is yet another story arising out of the global crack down on tax cheats. Switzerland’s oldest bank, Wegelin & Co., founded in 1741, will be permanently shut down after admitting to helping wealthy Americans commit illegal tax evasion.
Let’s hope this trend comes to an end soon.
Beijing has joined U.A. and European regulators in a crackdown on some of the world’s biggest liquid crystal display panel makers. So what’s changed? This article tells the story.
The Harvard Law School Forum explores an interesting idea of replacing the LIBOR with a committed quote system or “CLIBOR.” Proponents of the proposed index argue that it would restore credibility to the process for setting an interbank borrowing rate, and reduce the incentives and opportunities for manipulation.
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