Sanctions issue dominates Russian finance ministry's meeting with American investors

Sanctions issue dominates Russian finance ministry's meeting with American investors

Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov © Anna Isakova/TASS WASHINGTON, April 21. /TASS/. The meeting of representatives of the Russian Finance Ministry with investors on the sidelines of the spring session of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington mainly focused on the sanction issue, Minister Anton Siluanov told journalists. “We have had a meeting with […]

Could jealousy link the Financial Ministry scandals together?

Could jealousy link the Financial Ministry scandals together?

Although not directly related, the allegation that former Administrative Vice Minister Junichi Fukuda was a sexual harasser was initially reported as a sideshow to the ongoing Moritomo Gakuen influence scandal that is dogging both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Finance Ministry. Fukuda was the top bureaucrat in the ministry and, thus, more intimately connected […]

Russian, US finance chiefs meet in Washington to discuss sanctions

Russian, US finance chiefs meet in Washington to discuss sanctions

WASHINGTON, April 21. /TASS/. Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov met with US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin on Friday to discuss anti-Russian sanctions, the Russian Finance Ministry’s press service said. “On April 20, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov met with US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin on the sidelines of this year’s Spring […]

Swiss finance minister sees 'clearly improved' ties with US

Swiss finance minister sees 'clearly improved' ties with US

G20 finance ministers and central bank governors attending the 2018 World Bank Group/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington on April 20, 2018 (Keystone) Relations between Switzerland and the United States have improved under the Trump administration, Finance Minister Ueli Maurer told Swiss public radio, SRF, on Saturday. Maurer is heading a Swiss delegationexternal link, together with Economics […]

Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump’s tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of a damaging trade war. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin charged that “unfair global trade practices impede stronger U.S. and global growth, […]

Editorial: Politicians must root out problems in scandal-hit Finance Ministry

Editorial: Politicians must root out problems in scandal-hit Finance Ministry

Administrative Vice Finance Minister Junichi Fukuda has announced his intention to resign over sexual harassment allegations, only shortly after the Finance Ministry was rocked by the heavily discounted sale of a state-owned land lot to school operator Moritomo Gakuen and its doctoring of official documents on the deal. […]

Breaking Into Finance? This Executive VP Has Some Advice

Breaking Into Finance? This Executive VP Has Some Advice

Charles Schwab’s Executive Vice President of Investor Services, Terri Kallsen, has an impressive roster of financial designations to her name. Kallsen is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, a Certified Wealth Strategist®, a member of the Financial Planning Association and she holds the Series 6, 7, 24, 63, 65 and 66 securities registrations. We asked her what […]

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings Named VP Finance, Administration

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings Named VP Finance, Administration

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings, the current vice president of Business Affairs at Otterbein University, was named Oberlin’s new vice president of Finance and Administration last week, pending the approval of the Board of Trustees during their June meeting. If the board approves, she will officially take over July 1. Interim Vice President of Finance and Administration Alan […]

Bree's Law naming bill revived in Senate Finance

Bree's Law naming bill revived in Senate Finance

A bill seeking to rename portions of the Alaska Safe Children’s Act on Friday received a long-awaited Senate hearing Friday. Two months ago, the House unanimously approved renaming sections covering education on dating violence prevention as Bree’s Law after Bree Moore, who was killed by her boyfriend in Anchorage four years ago. The renaming measure, HB […]

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