Economy

The end to Bank Codes in South Africa
Economy · 09. July 2021
The rumours of bank codes becoming non-existent has settled into a reality. This has been an ongoing discussion amongst banks within South Africa over the last few years.

Wirecard and the dangers of weaponising corporate intelligence
Economy · 07. July 2021
The ongoing story of the Wirecard fraud scandal has raised questions around why so many people maintained a collective belief in the German company’s success story for so long.

Vietnam to suffer from a real estate bubble?
Economy · 28. June 2021
Since the beginning of the year, profits of many real estate businesses in Vietnam have skyrocketed because of increasing land prices.

CRIF AUSTRIA EXPERT TALK: IMPENDING WAVE OF INSOLVENCIES POSES RISK FOR HEALTHY COMPANIES
Economy · 18. June 2021
The expiry of coronavirus state aid may mean bankruptcy for many companies from the middle of the year. The strict liability of entrepreneurs is an often-underestimated danger with personal consequences.

Payment Study 2021
Economy · 17. June 2021
The Payment Study, published with data up to 31 December 2020 is aimed at outlining the international picture of payment practices, with particular focus to post COVID-19 scenario.

The Jab Market – Covid vaccines and the private sector in the MEA region
Economy · 16. June 2021
During the Covid pandemic many countries have seen private sector organisations lending their support to address the crisis. From alcohol companies switching to make hand sanitiser, to manufacturing companies re-tooling production lines for...

Indian textiles & apparels sector
Economy · 11. June 2021
The textiles and apparels industry in India is one of the oldest and largest sectors of the economy, critical to the country´s growth story.

CRIF BUERGEL STUDY: RAPID INCREASE OF PRIVATE INSOLVENCIES IN GERMANY
Economy · 09. June 2021
Private insolvencies in Germany jumped in the 1st quarter of 2021.

Corporate insolvencies in Europe, 2020
Economy · 08. June 2021
Massive intervention by national governments prevented the Corona crisis from triggering a wave of insolvencies in Europe.

Time to tighten the belt – 6AMLD and the ever-expanding waistband of money laundering offences
Economy · 07. June 2021
Less than two weeks remain (at the time of writing) until the 3 June deadline for implementation of the EU’s most recent piece of AML legislation – its sixth directive since the bloc was formed in the early 1990s.

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