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Jul 23, 2015

REWIND: International Business News #103

In this week’s REWIND of international business news,

Financial Times to be sold by Parent company: Pearson Plc.

Pearson Plc. is in advanced talks to sell the FT Group – owner of the Financial Times newspaper and a stake in the Economist magazine. The Financial Times may draw interest from media companies such as German media group Axel Springer SE as well as investors in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.» Read More

Jul 22, 2015

Greece – Take The Euros Or Run?

The below post was authored by guest blogger John Gabrielski. 

A resolution looks to be on the horizon regarding the Greek financial situation.  It is an extremely tense period for the bankrupt nation; however the Greek people have at least one positive they can take away from this international ordeal.  Amid all of the pressure put on Alexis Tsipras by Europe, his talents in the art of leadership have been put on display – for good or bad. » Read More

Jul 17, 2015

India and U.S. Sign FATCA Agreement to Combat Offshore Tax Evasion

On July 9th, India signed an agreement with the United States to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), making India the 66th jurisdiction to do so.  The agreement will facilitate the collection and sharing of information between the two countries and shield Indian financial entities from facing penal taxes in the United States for failing to disclose the dealings of American citizens and entities.» Read More

Jul 12, 2015

Greece Requests Another 53.5 Billion Euro Bailout; Surprised?

The below post was authored by guest blogger John Gabrielski.

Early Saturday morning the Greek Parliament finished its fractious debate and requested what amounts to a bailout of probably around 53.5 billion Euros. If granted by the EU, it would mark Greece’s third bailout. Right now, EU finance officials are meeting in Brussels in order to analyze and debate Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ bailout plea.» Read More

Jul 10, 2015

Is The “Grexit” Near? What’s With Tsipras’ 180 Degree Turn Around?

The below post was authored by guest blogger John Gabrielski.

Last weekend Greek voters shot down the terms included in the most recent aid package offered by the European Commission, European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

A 61 percent majority of the financially burdened nation’s voters made it clear that, despite a banking system running short on cash and a missed bond payment to the IMF last week, they will stand by the Greek Far Left’s mandate to seek less onerous terms from its lenders.» Read More


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