Changing the working organization, identifying new talent, reinforcing commitment, sharing a corporate culture and enhancing the employee experience were the key challenges to Human Resources (HR) at the dawn of 2017.
In India, strong economic growth should continue at 7.3 percent in 2017 and 7.7 percent in 2018, helped by the implementation of key structural reforms and strong public-sector wage growth.
According to the recently published report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) titled “OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2017”, equity initial public offerings (IPOs) have fallen off since the financial crisis as fees taken from the companies by investment banks have increased.
The consequences of lower rates on pension funds have been reported in numerous articles, but the low long-term rates environment is expected to last, according to many experts. The challenge for pension funds is the medium-term impact on profits and solvency.
The remuneration of staff in general, and of persons directly offering or providing products or services to consumers in particular, is an important means by which financial institutions attract, motivate and retain employees with the skills needed for the institution’s success.
Within the practice of transfer pricing, intercompany loans are among the most tricky and vital for multinationals. They are used to centralize their treasury and long-term financial needs to ensure cost-efficiency when borrowing on the market.
Recently, international companies have turned their attention to the Southeast Asian market to find new sources of funding. The issuance of bonds by US and European companies have mostly taken place in Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong.
For more than a year, the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse have been working on a merger project, which would place the new entity at first place on European markets, with exceptional strength on derivatives markets and clearinghouses.
European Banking Authority Wants Banks to Strengthen their Capital, While US Government Goes the Other Way
While on the US side there is much talk of banking deregulation, the European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a report on its Basel III monitoring exercise on European banks’ data, as of June 2016, that shows the necessity for more effort on the part of European banks.
Among the hardest human-resource management tasks are identifying and recruiting the best talent to meet specific tasks within an organization. The rapidly changing workforce and working environment have made it hard for the human-resources team to make unbiased decisions when identifying the best personnel for their firm.