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Noun1.financial center - the part of a city where financial institutions are centeredfinancial center - the part of a city where financial institutions are centered
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
city, metropolis, urban center - a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city"
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Recognized as the financial center in Africa and a partner of the largest international financial centers, CFC has built a strong membership community of financial firms, regional headquarters of multinationals, service providers and holding companies.
FILE - Head of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) Mohamed Omran CAIRO, June 12 (MENA) - Chairman of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) Mohamed Omran announced that his authority is now a member of the International Network of Financial Centers for Sustainability (FC4S Network) after it agreed on the authority's accession to its networks worldwide.
"Whether located in traditional financial centers or not, the finance executives responsible for governance, risk management and compliance are grappling with significant threats arising from increasing obligations relating to the anti-money laundering programs, data protection and privacy, cybersecurity defenses, whistleblowers and 'big data' and technology," said Ken Joseph, managing director and head of the Disputes Consulting practice at Duff & Phelps.
In addition, thanks to the fact that the President of Kazakhstan has been created to improve the investment climate in Kazakhstan, the financial center of the GFCI has been informed that the global index of GFCI financial centers has risen on 51st place among 102 international centers.
Busan ranked 46th out of 112 cities in the Global Financial Centers Index published by the London-based think tank?Z/Yen Group of Companies in March.
PlanMember has established 33 successful Financial Centers in 19 states, with a goal of expanding to 80 nationally.
Summary: According to the 22nd edition of Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), a ranking of the competitiveness of financial centers prepared by the Z/Yen group, Abu Dhabi has moved up three places to secure the rank of 25 from the previous position of 28, while Dubai has moved up seven places to be ranked 18th, having been in the 25th position previously.
Regional Financial Center of Almaty has improved its position by 15 steps up in the Global Financial Centers Index 2014 and occupied the 43rd place among 83 international financial centers.
23), Reid Steadman, vice president of Standard & Poor's Dow Jones Index Company, pointed out that affected by the European-debt crisis, the development indices of international financial centers of most European cities tumble, including Amsterdam which drops out of the top-10 list.
has announced plans to build green Wachovia financial centers beginning this fall in California.
(1) Law enforcement officers who work in these locations or investigate white-collar crime or terrorism financing should know about and understand how to deal with hawala and other nontraditional financial centers.
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union will build new financial centers in three Alaska communities.

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