In introducing new financial instruments, regulatory authorities intend to bring variety and vibrancy into financial market activities, while safeguarding investors’ interests and promoting confidence. In that respect, the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) instrument introduced by Malaysia’s Securities Commission (SC) in 2009 is no different from any other financial instruments introduced by the SC in the past.
The telecommunications sector is probably one of the fastest changing industries in the world today. Being a key enabler of productivity across sectors, the telecommunications industry continues to send significant ripples across industries and economies, just by changing the way we communicate. Therefore, how do the big boys stay ahead in the telco game?
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Whenever a prominent old media personality makes the leap into new media, it’s always big news. And so it was when Katie Couric left ABC News to join Yahoo.
When Vontobelsigned a preliminary agreement with ANZ bank in Singapore this month, it brought together what appeared to be two unlikely financial partners.