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Financialisation, Neoliberalism and Economic Crises in the Advanced Economies

June 11, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Dr Kalim Siddiqui Financialised capitalism emerged in the advanced economies during the last four decades. It has opened wider avenues to wealth formation and speculation, as well as caused the recent financial crises and the rising levels of income inequality. In this article, the author discusses the impact of financialisation and neoliberalism on the

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How Political Leaders can Increase and Regulate the Number of Full-time Jobs Amidst the Threats Posed by the Future of Work

April 21, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Judith Bessant This article explains why and how political leaders can act to increase and regulate the number of full-time jobs amidst the threats posed by the future of work. By doing this, governments can avert the global warming crisis while securing

On the Delicate Art to Balance Trust and Control to Promote Performance

February 24, 2019 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, Governance & Regulation, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By David de Cremer and Jakob Stollberger In every relationship, trust plays a valuable role to ensure that both ends are not met with infidelity and injustice. Successful companies for that matter compel their employees to apply trust and control on a

Avoid GDPR Governance Penalties and Improve Your Business with Cloud Computing

December 13, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

The introduction of the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has made the issue of data storage, access and, ultimately, overall governance vastly more significant. Indeed, with businesses inside and outside the European Union required by law to

Fighting Fraud and Recovering Assets: Civil Versus Criminal Remedies

December 3, 2018 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Law, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Richard Clayman and Holly Buick Save for certain regulated industries, there is no legal obligation to report an incident of fraud to the police. However, in order to maximise chances of recovering assets, victims of fraud must act quickly once they become

Singapore’s Governance, Prosperity, and Future Challenges

July 24, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Asia - Pacific, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Ian Austin The Singapore government post-GFC has moved to “anchor” in selected sectors and the peak MNEs within these designs for long-term national economic growth, and it showed how the national polity through the varying 2011 and 2015 election

Crypto Craze Creates Tax Problems, Especially for Americans

May 20, 2018 • Governance & Regulation, Personal FinanceComments (0)

By Robert W. Wood Although some countries do not tax crypto gains, IRS has been clear that crypto is a property for tax purposes. Americans who fail to comply may face huge criminal tax charges. To resolve the tax problems faced by crypto investors, the IRS

The Future of Bitcoin Governance and Trading

April 19, 2018 • FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By John Christopher Norwood Bitcoin exploded into headlines and investment portfolios in 2017, and rightly so. Business Insider reports that the world’s first and largest cryptocurrency today started the year at a value of just under $1,000 and skyrocketed

Yellen’s Twin Legacies – Powell’s Dilemma

March 27, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Editor’s Choice, Americas, Commentary, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Jack Rasmus As Yellen leaves the Powell Fed with two contradictory legacies, the question of the day is which will the Powell Fed now follow? Does it continue Yellen’s policy of relatively slow and occasional rate hike? Or does it raise rates faster, and

AIIB: Experiments in Scaling-up Development Finance

March 27, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, China, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Daniel Poon Since its launch in January 2016, what are the significant developments on the operations of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)? In this article, the author discusses the operational features of AIIB and provides insights into the