Cover story©2018 IFLR 201160Cover storyCover story: GDPR: on the right path?GDPR could help businesses clean up data handling practices. But some could be heading in the wrong direction, 27 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMTThe spectre of Chinese NPLsBad loans continue to haunt China. Getting rid of them for good is no easy task, 27 Mar 2018 12:30:00 GMTWaking up and cracking downRegulators are getting wise to cryptocurrencies, 05 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTA second windIn the February 2018 cover story, IFLR discusses how upcoming elections in a number of Latam nations could unsettle the equity and debt capital markets, 26 Jan 2018 10:30:00 GMTUp in the airWill 2018 bring yet more uncertainty, or will the global economy come back down to earth?, 11 Dec 2017 14:00:00 GMTWhen the bubble burstsThe global economy is moving away from fossil fuels. But markets could be in for a shock when the well runs dry, 30 Oct 2017 12:30:00 GMTFiduciary rule poll: it's not too lateBroker-dealers have spoken candidly and exclusively about the transformative rule, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMTFiduciary rule poll: next stepsIFLR speaks with Morrison & Foerster’s Anna Pinedo and Hillel Cohn on the poll results and best course of action for the fiduciary rule, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:00 GMTA fresh startBrazil is late to the party when it comes to tackling corruption. But recent scandals involving a number of state-controlled companies have led authorities to implement the Clean Company Act, with the aim of enforcing better business practices. The Latam nation wants to change its corporate culture, but better business practices and transparency can't be built in a day, 24 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMTHow to win at M&AClosing M&A deals is getting harder as protectionism and antitrust oversight grows. Voluntary filings and building regulatory rapport may be the solution, 28 Jun 2017 17:00:00 GMTThe Mifid II countdownThe EU directive has disoriented the investment research market. Will it find the correct path forward?, 26 May 2017 10:30:00 GMTOff and onChina is closing the doors to investment offshore as it tightens the grip on capital flows. Some of its corporates risk being left behind, 24 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMTThe shock of the newBanks and regulators have reacted impressively to fintech’s rise. Incoming rules and Brexit will challenge them further, 27 Mar 2017 12:30:00 GMTUnlocking sukukThe Islamic finance market has stalled at a critical point. But only global standards and a concerted effort to promote them can reopen the door to growth, 23 Feb 2017 13:30:00 GMTWelcome to planet TrumpWhat does the 45th president of the US have in store for financial institutions and their regulators? IFLR examines what his victory means for the US economy, government and law, 26 Jan 2017 13:00:00 GMTPredictions 2017The market is trying to make sense of what will happen in the global business and financial community in 2017, not least because this year has thrown up so many surprises. Will the new year continue on the same path, with its own Brexit and Trump-sized events, or will it come with a clean slate? The IFLR team has identified some key trends for the coming year, 15 Dec 2016 17:00:00 GMTThe disclosure dilemmaThe EU’s latest prospectus rules are gathering steam. But uncertainty continues to surround summaries, risk factors and retail denominations, 20 Oct 2016 11:45:00 GMTHow to jumpstart sovereign debtThe risk of public defaults is on the rise, boosted by persistently low interest rates and a distinct lack of fiscal policy. However, the preventative measures and restructuring tools that have been used historically need to improve to avoid disaster, 26 Sep 2016 11:00:00 GMTThe NPL clean upNon-performing loans are contaminating banks’ balance sheets. Securitisation may be the solution, but it won’t be easy. Success depends on improvements in servicing, enforcement and foreign involvement, 22 Aug 2016 16:00:00 GMTThe Asian clean upIn the second part of this month’s cover story on NPLs, attempts in China to tackle the problem are revealed. But the country may be better off following India’s lead, 22 Aug 2016 16:00:00 GMT