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Glossary: IPA terminology

What does "Project proposal" or "Terms of Reference" stand for? Find out in this glossary list, dedicated to IPA projects. Acronyms used: SER = SERVICE SUP = SUPPLY W = WORKS G = GRANTS ACP States The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories of the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement. Addendum A document modifying the terms and

Constitution of Montenegro

017 was the jubilant year of Montenegro's constitutionality. Montenegrin new constitution turned 10. First constitution was brought in 1905 by Prince Nikola I. Nowadays Montenegro has constitution composed of 158 articles, and so far 16 amendments were passed.   Source of translation: Parliament of Montenegro Note: it seems some articles of the Constitution

What is a Hedge Fund?

Hedge funds are alternative investments using pooled funds that employ numerous different strategies to earn active return, or alpha, for their investors. Hedge funds may be aggressively managed or make use of derivatives and leverage in both domestic and international markets with the goal of generating high returns (either in

Best European countries for business 2017 index, Montenegro ranked 32nd

The European Chamber ranks European countries based on their business environment. The EuCham score, used for the ranking, originates from the average of the World Bank’s Distance To Frontier score (DTF) and Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index  CPI). An economy’s EuCham score is reflected on a scale from 0 to 100,

The World’s 10 biggest multinational corporations

e live in an era where fewer than 10% of the world's public companies account for more than 80% of all profits, according to the Economist. These are the world’s largest corporations, compiled by market capitalization (the total market value of a company's outstanding shares). Ten years ago, banks and energy companies dominated

Glossary – Essential Terms and Technical Abbreviations (for the banking, finance and economics EU/INTL)

his abbreviation and acronyms list explains terms frequently used in the area of documents related to the Banking Union. They are specifically used in relation to the Single Supervisory Mechanism, the Single Resolution Mechanism) and the application of the Capital Requirements Directive and the Capital Requirements Regulation. Terms were provided by Policy Department A at the

Stock exchange Glossary

Montenegrin Stock Exchange Glossary: Bonds Bonds are securities by which the issuer (debtor, borrower) is obliged to pay the buyer (investor, lender) a borrowed amount (principal) and the agreed-upon interest. Investor may keep bonds until their maturity and get the principal and the related interest, or sell them prior to their maturity

EP: Different roles taken on by MEPs

eing an Member of the European Parliament (MEP) involves more than just debating and voting on legislative proposals. They can be tasked with drawing up a report to represent the Parliament's position on a legislative proposal or any other matter. They can also act as group coordinators in a committee,

European Parliament’s digital glossary

European Parliament digital terminology, used during sessions: Big data Large volumes of data that can, for instance, include purchase transaction records or GPS signals. The Commission believes there are a number of important issues to be resolved when it comes to big data, such as determining ownership and protecting people's personal data. Cloud

State symbols of Montenegro

On July 12th 2004, Montenegro readopted traditional state symbols: Coat-of-Arms and Flag from Petrović-Njegoš Dynasty period. Also, the anthem "Oj, svijetla majska zoro" was formally adopted. In the following months, state symbols were standardized: on the Coat-of-Arms imperial crown was changed with royal, Coat-of-Arms took 2/3 width of the flag instead