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Spotlight on Reforms in Mexico




Mexico has recently risen to a prominent position on many investors' radar screens. If its transformation is successful, Mexico might prove itself the best opportunity of the moment.

This White & Case report discusses how reforms in the country are opening the economy to investment and considers the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

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Open for Investment: How Mexico is paving the way for infrastructure investors




Mexico's ambitious infrastructure plans require significant Public Private Partnership (PPP) investment. The new federal PPP law gives investors and contractors a more certain and more familiar environment.

Find out more about the changes to the legal regime for Mexican infrastructure investment in our report.

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On the Cusp of a Boom: Investment opportunities in African natural resources




Across Africa GDP is predicted grow by an average of six percent over the next decade creating a positive environment for investment. According to speakers at a White & Case event, the risks of investing in the region are overstated as there is a tendency to generalise across the continent. Our report of a recent White & Case event outlines the changes that are taking place that will facilitate further investment and provide a stable platform for economic growth.

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Which Way Forward for the Sovereign Debt Crisis?




The way in which regulators, investors, banks and governments respond to the current sovereign debt challenges will echo for many years. Decisions made today will, for better or worse continue to have consequences far beyond our current time horizon.

Six thought leaders in sovereign debt restructuring share their observations of the current situation and provide guidance on the complex challenges ahead.

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When China Met Africa




China is broadening its traditionally resource-rich portfolio of investments in Africa, bringing in a greater mix of trade, investment, aid and business partnerships. As the continent’s largest bilateral trading partner, China is investing heavily in Africa’s infrastructure and is taking steps to leverage its potential as a consumer market. What does this mean for the future of Chinese investment and for Africa itself?

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Spain Gains Ground




After years of economic instability, signs of a recovery are surfacing in Spain. Improving economic fundamentals, better regulation and institutional reform all point in a positive direction. Is now the time for investors to take advantage of the emerging opportunity?

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The Bond Breakthrough




The financial crisis has fundamentally changed debt markets, leaving a financing gap. Corporate bonds are rising in popularity around the world, filling this void, particularly in Europe. Companies are structuring these instruments in creative new ways, opening up opportunities for investors. Is this a short-term trend or a more permanent change in market structure?

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Brazil: the real deal?




Current challenges to Brazil’s economic development may prompt investors to retreat—but if they do, they could miss out on significant opportunity. Strong fundamentals, such as a robust banking system, market liquidity and support from Brazil’s central financing authority, along with a drive to improve the country’s infrastructure, inspire confidence. Foreign investment is picking up. What are the opportunities for companies and investors prepared to focus on the long term?

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Making Data Count




Capturing the right data, processing it and protecting it are critical aspects of modern business. Do it well and you will improve profitability and company valuation. Fall short and you could find yourself at a significant competitive disadvantage. Do you understand the value of your data and the compliance issues that surround it? How can a more sophisticated approach to data increase your business potential?

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Uncharted Waters




The absence of equilibrium in the marine sector poses a threat to all stakeholders. Owners and operators have faced restructurings and some have failed. Various banks have exited the sector or reduced lending levels. How will the industry obtain the capital it needs given the challenges it faces?

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Restructuring & Beyond: The marine industry’s routes to safety




The marine industry is undergoing significant challenges, but growth opportunities exist in the sector. Together with industry experts, we provide our thoughts on survival strategies for those affected by the industry's downturn, as well as new opportunities for companies, banks and investors.

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International Arbitration Survey




The 2012 International Arbitration Survey: Current and Preferred Practices in the Arbitral Process is the largest empirical study ever undertaken in the field of international arbitration.

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DerivativesINSIGHT Online Resource Center




The DerivativesINSIGHT Online Resource Center provides subscribers access to recent legislative and regulatory developments in the derivatives industry, including the Dodd Frank Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and related blacklines.

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