One of the most worrying situations in terms of national economy is related to retailers in the United States. Sadly, this sector of the economy, fundamental to American society, has been filing for bankruptcy at a rate not seen before, not even during the most severe economic crises of the last century.  Although the big […]

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Nowadays, there is a huge turmoil related to oil production in the world. The market has gone crazy, the OPEC is taking measures to help the oil prices go up, and there is a general feeling of uncertainty related to what may happen in the near future with oil. As we have seen, thanks to […]

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The case for Venezuela is astonishing, to say the least. How can a country with the largest proven oil reserves in the world be going through some of the most crippling economic crisis ever seen? Venezuela is a country in crisis and while protesters are being killed for opposing the government and citizens are fleeing […]

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For the past half a decade more or less, mergers and acquisitions have been rightly considered the prevalent growth strategy used by organizations in the corporate world. Right on the verge of the 21st century, M&A transactions grew to numbers that nobody expected, breaking records with ease and completely shifting the business landscape by setting […]

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In September 1960 the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC was founded. The organization’s founders were five different developing countries that aimed to unify the prices and policies of oil, regulating the way it was produced and sold to other nations. These five countries were Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, and […]

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The popularity of mergers and acquisitions as a strategy to support and enhance growth cannot be ignored, yet more than half of total mergers are unsuccessful and fail to meet those objectives, something that attests to the volatile and complicated nature of this type of approaches. Mergers and acquisitions are much more than simply buying […]

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One of the central themes of this blog is bankruptcy: Its causes, its consequences, the laws that regulate this subject, and the recommended measures that must be taken while going through such circumstances. It is time to talk about a situation that is likely to produce a large number of bankruptcies, mainly in the United […]

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