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Regulation and Culture Change in Banks

September 30, 2015 • Banking Innovation, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDS, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By John Mellor Responses from regulators to the failures in bank governance and standards of conduct revealed by the crisis of 2007-2008 will fall short of what is needed to restore credibility and trust in financial services. Besides regulation, a change in bank culture that embeds appropriate values and behaviours is needed. But what does …

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On Economic Inequality

September 30, 2015 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDS, GLOBAL ECONOMY, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Harry G. Frankfurt Economic inequality is one of the most divisive issues of our time. In this article, Harry Frankfurt, one of the most influential moral philosophers in the world, argues that we are morally obligated to eliminate poverty – not achieve


Safe Haven: How A Recent United States Supreme Court Decision Stands To Protect Foreign Banks From Their Depositors’ Creditors

July 30, 2015 • Americas, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, In-depth, International Law, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The United States Supreme Court in the pre-judgment case of Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014) begs the question as to whether the United States – not just New York – is to continue to offer the


Long Decisions: Exploring New Ways To Decide What To Do

July 30, 2015 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDSComments (1)

By Michael Mainelli and Robert Ghanea-Hercock Today, with a smart phone, any individual on the planet has access to the power of most recorded knowledge. Over the past two decades, connectivity has spawned social networks, chat rooms, usenets, blogs, wikis,


Decrypting The Aspiring Indian Low-Income Consumer

March 26, 2015 • Asia - Pacific, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, IndiaComments (0)

By Glyn Atwal, Douglas Bryson and Ambi Parameswaran In this article, Glyn Atwal, Douglas Bryson and Ambi Parameswaran highlight the common misconceptions held by companies regarding low-income consumer markets in India and suggest the best ways to


International Law in a Multipolar World

March 26, 2015 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, International Law, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Charles Camp And Theresa Bowman From a bipolar world marked by the Cold War between the two major powers, the United States and the Soviet Union, to a decade largely dominated by the United States, the international system now appears to have drifted into


Developing Change Competence for the African Environment

March 26, 2015 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Middle East & AfricaComments (0)

By Franca Ovadje Leading change in Africa is fraught with a number of difficulties. To be successful in this context a deep understanding of the socio-cultural environment is indispensable. This article discusses what managers can do to lead successful change


Failed Statebuilding versus Peace Formation: The Consequences and Implications over the Last 25 Years

January 25, 2015 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, International Law, International Relations, World PoliticsComments (0)

By Oliver P. Richmond Recent years have seen an abundance of foreign intervention to achieve peace and statebuilding.


China Looks West: What Is at Stake in Beijing’s “New Silk Road” Project

January 25, 2015 • Columns, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Global Giants, International Relations, Leverett on International RelationsComments (0)

Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett and Wu Bingbing Not even two years into what will almost certainly be a ten-year tenure as China’s president, Xi Jinping has already had an impact on China’s foreign policy: Standing up for what many Chinese see as


World Investment Forum 2014: Investing in Sustainable Development

November 26, 2014 • Editor’s Choice, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report: The Future is Green, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Henrietta Morris In the early 1960s, developing countries began to raise concerns regarding their place in international trade, calling for a conference whose specific focus would be addressing these concerns. And thus the United Nations Conference on