Corporate Governance

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Twists and turns of the Wirecard scandal resemble a crime thriller

With the start of the trial of ex-CEO Markus Braun, here is the background story of the Wirecard fraud. This article was first published...
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Mining giant guilty of bribery charges

A MINING subsidiary has pleaded guilty in a London court to seven counts of bribery in Africa. Britain’s Serious Fraud Office exposed "profit-driven” bribery and...
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SMEs and the wolf at the door

By LUCY TROTT and KATIE PHILIPSON THROUGHOUT the pandemic, a steady stream of government support was made available to prop-up businesses. As we move towards a...
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Company boards ‘flounder on diversity and inclusion’

A REPORT by the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) Diversity and Inclusion points to a lack of trustee board diversity in the UK. It...
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Bezos stepping-down — ish: a new role for Amazon head

JEFF BEZOS is stepping-down as chief executive of Amazon, but "this isn't about retiring,” he has announced. The billionaire, who founded the e-commerce giant some...
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ESG integration boost for Blackrock’s DC strategy

US INVESTMENT company BlackRock’s UK Defined Contribution (DC) default strategy, LifePath, is moving to the next phase of ESG integration. The move will increase LifePath UK’s ESG exposure,...

Credit Suisse chief steps down over bank’s corporate espionage scandal

CREDIT Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam has resigned after a boardroom battle over a corporate spying incident. Shares in Credit Suisse dropped four percent at news...
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Mahindra Group: Indian corporate giant proves that ethics and success ‘are...

In a world where the public at large is increasingly disenchanted and sceptical of corporate business models, the Mahindra Group proves that following business...
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World Bank moves to ensure regulation and management of Guyana’s oil,...

THE WORLD Bank has approved a $20m credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for Guyana’s oil and gas sector. The bank says the money...
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Troubled Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe passes on

BRANDON Truaxe, the founder of Canadian skincare company Deciem, has died of unknown causes at the age...