GERMAN BANKS COMING TO TERMS WITH BIOMETRICS TO FIGHT COMMERCIAL CRIME
BY JENS KASTNER, in HamburgGERMAN banks pride themselves on their reliability and safety, but they too are vulnerable to hacking and are exploring biometrics to boost their security. But ensuring these systems are truly safe will be no easy task, Jens Kastner reports.
FINNISH FAST FOOD CHAIN HESBURGER TAKES ON THE CHALLENGES OF EAST EUROPEAN MARKETS
BY JOHN PAGNI, in HelsinkiA FINNISH burger chain that has taken the plunge into some of Europe’s most challenging eastern markets now has almost as many outlets abroad as in its home market.
SUCCESSFUL SPIRITS ENTREPRENEURS BUILD NEW HIGH-END RUM FACTORY ON GRENADA
BY GEMMA HANDY, in St John’s, AntiguaSpirits entrepreneurs who successfully overturned the fortunes of Bruichladdich whisky on Islay are building a new rum factory on the Caribbean island of Grenada.
MULTIPLE TRADE DEALS ALWAYS LIMIT GOVERNMENT POLICY FREEDOMS – A POLITICAL TRUTH UNDERMINING BREXITEER ‘CONTROL’ GOALS
BY KEITH NUTHALL BRITAIN is about to embark on a withdrawal from the European Union (EU) that could leave its government with much less control over many policies and laws than at present because the policy’s promoters – dubbed Brexiteers – may have ignored a major contradiction in future trade policy.
UK BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP VOTE ALARMS OVERSEAS TERRITORIES
BY KEITH NUTHALL and MELISSA WILLIAMS-SAMBRANO, in Port of Spain, Trinidad A VOTE by the UK parliament to insist that Britain’s overseas territories introduce publicly available beneficial ownership registers by December 31, 2020, has sparked anger and dismay within these autonomous, mainly small island, jurisdictions.