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Brexit and London’s Role as an Islamic Banking Hub: Is the Glass Half Empty, or Half Full?

August 2, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, SPECIAL FEATURES, Europe, Special Focus on Brexit, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Sohail Jaffer Regardless of the shocking referendum result, there are reasons for optimism about the UK’s role as a hub for Islamic finance in a post-Brexit environment. Sohail Jaffer explains. You might also like: Return of Sovereign France The Trump-Ryan Healthcare Act: Some Economic Consequences Le Pen-ization of France Europe’s Changing Landscape

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How the Brexit Referendum was Trumped: Personality, Protest and Patriotism

July 20, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, Editor’s Choice, Americas, Special Focus on Brexit, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Glyn Atwal and Douglas Bryson  In this article, the authors contend the electioneering style of what they label “Trumpism” was distinctly manifested and a vital factor for the unanticipated success of the recent Brexit campaign. You might also like:

Reflections on the Post-Aquino Philippine-China Relations: Taking into Account the Realities of Geopolitics

July 15, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Relations, Americas, Asia - Pacific, China, Special Feature on Duterte and the Philippines, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Renato Cruz De Castro This article examines how the Philippines challenged China’s expansive maritime claim in the South China Sea during President Aquino’s term and also explores the crucial question of whether the next administration will continue or

Active Investing? That’s So Twentieth Century

June 6, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, Editor’s Choice, Banking Innovation, Global Capital Markets, Personal Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Edward Morris The movement to passive investing has been unrelenting. Investors may harbour doubts that the markets are perfectly efficient, but they increasingly act as though they are, and index funds have become their investment of choice. The twentieth

Donald Trump is the Presidential Candidate the Republican Party Deserves

June 6, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Americas, On US Election 2016, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Lawrence Ware Republicans have had no problem using bigotry, often in subtle ways, to win elections. White supremacy is a well-established part of Republican Party political strategy. Donald Trump is the presidential candidate the Republican Party

Sovereign Liability for Cross-Border Torts: How US Courts Are Meeting The Challenges Posed By International Terrorism and Cyber Torts

June 5, 2016 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Law, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa Bowman This article explores the problems of tackling cyber terrorism in US courts, as the difficulties of cross-border cases and sovereign defendants bring new challenges when seeking justice for terrorist acts. Following

Does Sustainable Performance Mean Abandoning Capitalism?

June 2, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Martin P. Thomas and Mark W. McElroy We introduce multicapitalism and the MultiCapital Scorecard as a means of extending capitalism to include social and environmental performance. Setting related standards in organisations’ own contexts starts profound

The Convenient Choice: Investing in Solutions for a Better Future

May 23, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (1)

Sasja Beslik is Head of Responsible Investments at Nordea Assets Management, one of the leading asset managers in Europe when it comes to developing the concept of Responsible Investments. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Beslik expounds on

Duterte’s Pragmatic Agenda for the Philippines

May 20, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, Editor’s Choice, Asia - Pacific, Dan Steinbock, Special Feature on Duterte and the Philippines, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock While the Aquino reforms ignited great progress in the Philippines, the new president will favor inclusive growth and greater pragmatism in foreign policies that will shape Southeast Asia’s future. You might also like: Return of Sovereign

Sustainable Palm Oil Production is the Way Forward

March 25, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Asia - Pacific, Climate Change & Society, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (1)

Datuk Darrel Webber, CEO of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), is a speaker at the 2016 Responsible Finance Summit. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Webber talks about the benefits of sustainable palm oil production and the