Author: AnaMaria

Crime and punishment in the banking sector

Crime and punishment in the banking sector November 2013, London Every week now we hear of yet another ‘record fine’ imposed on one bank or another for their role in the financial crisis and the more recent rigging of benchmark...

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Compensation, or the beginning of justice

Compensation, or the beginning of justice October 2013, Oxford While we are having lunch at Eagle and Child, one court back in London is busy deciding how much Shell should pay the thousands of fishermen from the Bodo community...

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Business with a French twist

Business with a French twist August 2013, Paris Less than two years ago, France lost its top-credit rating. There are fears that S&P might further downgrade it to a simple AA. Government debt is 90% of the GDP, and...

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What next in Singapore?

What next in Singapore? June 2013, London 18 years ago, Nick Leeson made history by single-handedly causing the collapse of one of the oldest and most successful British banks. He was an employee of Barings Futures Singapore –...

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