Monthly Archives: June 2012

Global Banking and Gaming LIBOR – Joint Cross-Border Enforcement, Finally.

Joint cross-border investigations by the U.S. (Commodity Futures Trading Commission , the U.S. Dept. of Justice) and the U.K. (Serious Fraud Office) have resulted in an agreement by Barclays PLC to pay $453 million in fines for illegally manipulating the inter-bank rate, LIBOR. These agreements … Continue reading

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Mexico G-20 Meeting Promises Not to Use Trade Restrictions to Promote Business — How Long Will this Last? We’ll See.

The G-20  meeting recently concluded in Mexico with a  promise by countries not to protect their businesses by restricting trade (“stand-still agreement”). This is somewhat of a success in light of creeping protectionism and the declining global economy. How long observing this … Continue reading

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Trade Protectionism and the WTO — What do the numbers show as to WTO Litigation? It’s really not clear

Trade Protectionism and the WTO — What do the numbers show as to WTO Litigation? It’s really not clear. First, let’s look at the numbers. Two  recent announcements by Global Trade Alert and the WTO indicate that  the number of protectionist … Continue reading

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International Trade Program at St. Peter’s College, Oxford University, in conjunction with George Mason University 1994 – 2003.

The following is a short PowerPoint of photos of the various classes in international trade and transactions held at St. Peter’s College, Oxford University, in conjunction with George Mason University over ten years. This program included a one-week segment in Geneva, Switzerland, … Continue reading

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Global Business and Prosperity — Ideas for Business and Policy Leaders.

        The following are quotes concerning global business and leadership from the new book BEING GLOBAL (2012), co-authored by the president-elect of George Mason University and current President of the Thunderbird School of Graduate Management, Angel  Cabrera: .. Being global really needs … Continue reading

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