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Research Proposal On Impact Of Oil On Agriculture In Nigeria’s Economy

| March 3, 2015

INTRODUCTION Fluctuations of crude oil prices and the crisis of rising food insecurity have always been the main concerns of policymakers worldwide. Since the 1960s when oil was first discovered in Nigeria, oil has accounted for a large share of Nigeria’s export economy (Daramola, et.al, 2007). In 2000, for example, 99.6% of Nigeria’s export income […]

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Advanced Financial Reporting

| March 3, 2015

1.0 Introduction In recent years, there has been an important increase in claims about the practice of creative accounting in the corporate world. In the opinion of Coombes & Watson (2001, 89) corporate world is a legal way of doing illegal things. That means the things, which are not acceptable by the society, are acceptable […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility Issues In Business And Law

| March 3, 2015

Introduction Banks have been under intense scrutiny since the recession of 2008 which has been, as Wheelock observes, identified primarily as a banking crisis akin to that of the 1930s . The spectre of hundreds of customers queuing outside of Northern Rock to prevent the first run on a bank since 1878 focussed minds on […]

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Could Islamic Banking Avoid the Global Financial Crisis?

| March 3, 2015

1. Introduction Following from the Second World War, a significant portion of development in the world economy can be attributed to the financial system (Chapra, 2008). The global financial system has been characterised by a continuous stream of financial innovations, such as the revolution of information and communications technology. These innovations have culminated to the […]

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Market inefficiencies. A case study of financial recession 2007

| March 3, 2015

Introduction 2007 was dubbed the year the current financial recession started. Initially signs developed with the bailout of Northern Rock in August 2007, later to unfold to becoming a world financial crisis. Alarming features of this crisis was the collapse of big investment banks such as Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns who had […]

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Finance and Law: Money Laundering and New Payment Methods

| March 3, 2015

Executive Summary In recent times, new and innovative methods enabling funds transfer through electronic methods across the borders have increased. These have opened new opportunities for money laundering and the financing of terrorism. As a result, this report explores the issues surrounding NPMs (New Payment Methods) and as such it has explored non-face-to-face typology as […]

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Law and Finance: Money Launderings Laws/CDD

| March 3, 2015

Executive Summary In the recent times, new and innovative methods of funds transfer through electronic methods across the borders have increased. These have opened new opportunities for money laundering and financing of terrorism. With the recommendations made by the FAFT that the principle of Customer Due Diligence (CDD), conducted by financial institutions, be set out […]

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Ratio Analysis of Compass Group Plc

Ratio Analysis of Compass Group Plc

| January 4, 2015

1. Introduction Overview of Compass Group plc Compass Group is a contract catering and support services company, it operates in over 50 countries and employs 470,000 people (Compass Group plc, 2011). The company has grown mainly by merger and acquisition and it offers a portfolio of national and international brands, as well as more traditional […]

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1994 Economic Crisis in Mexico

1994 Economic Crisis in Mexico

| May 1, 2014

Abstract This is a critical analysis essay discussing one of historical financial crisis, with a major focus on its effects, causes, and lessons learnt. Selected historical financial crisis is ‘1994 Economic Crisis in Mexico.’ Introduction handles the genesis and description of the crisis with the main body discusses causes, effects and lesson learnt. The conclusion […]

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The Stock Market Crash of 1929

The Stock Market Crash of 1929

| May 1, 2014

Abstract The paper investigates the causative factors of the 1929 stock market crash. With help of the economic data and previous researches, it has been highlighted that the tight monetary policy led to the crash and subsequent economic failure in 1932.

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A Critical Analysis of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

A Critical Analysis of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract There exists vast literature regarding the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Wade (1998) observed that: Interpretations of the Asian crisis have coalesced around two rival stories: the “death throes of Asian state capitalism” story about internal, real economy causes; and the “panic triggering debt deflation in a basically sound but under-regulated system” story that […]

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2001 dot-com Bubble: its causes, effect, and lessons learnt

2001 dot-com Bubble: its causes, effect, and lessons learnt

| October 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

  Abstract This paper looks at the causes, effects, and lessons learnt from the 2001 dot-com bubble financial crisis. To support my statements I investigate a variety of sources, including recently published academic journals, newspaper articles, books, and market reports. I find that the so called “Get Big Fast” business model that many dot-com companies […]

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Report on the European Bond Market – November 2010 to April 2012

Report on the European Bond Market – November 2010 to April 2012

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

This report describes the performance of the European bond market for the last 18 months and evaluates the impact of the major events, causes and factors which affected the sovereign and corporate bond market during this period.  The report also provides the future of the European bond market based on the political scenario prevailing in […]

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Financial Risk – Study Notes

Financial Risk – Study Notes

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

General Definition: The risk associated with financing projects where there may not be enough cash flow to meet the financial obligations.

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EU Financial Regulation – Study Notes

EU Financial Regulation – Study Notes

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 of 25 June 2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities

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Derivatives and Securitization – Exam Notes

Derivatives and Securitization – Exam Notes

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Derivatives: A derivative instrument is a contract between two parties that specifies conditions (especially the dates, resulting values of the underlying variables, and notional amounts) under which payments.

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International Tax Law – Exam Notes

International Tax Law – Exam Notes

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

International treaties govern the tax regulations with regards to cross border transactions. The international obligation trumps the national regulations of the country concerned. Therefore there is much debate on whether international tax law is simply the body of treaties governing cross border transactions or if there is more to it than that.

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Future of International Finance Regulation

Future of International Finance Regulation

| May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Dilemma: There is no formal unified system of international finance regulation. Despite this these transactions happen every day, cross-border business transactions – the basic legal dispute regarding the transactions with international characteristics is the issue of the applicable law.

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Performance Evaluation of the European Bond Market: Analysis of the Yield Spreads on 10-Year Government Bonds

Performance Evaluation of the European Bond Market: Analysis of the Yield Spreads on 10-Year Government Bonds

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

This paper analyses the performance of the European bond market with a particular focus on analysing yields and yield spreads in the Euro Zone area.

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Report on the European Bond Market – March 2010 to August 2011

Report on the European Bond Market – March 2010 to August 2011

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This report evaluates the European bond market’s performance over the last 18 months, and explains some of the underlying causes and events that have affected it, including the perception of risk related to sovereign debt levels in the Eurozone.

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