Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Latin America: As Nations Mature Some Are Left Behind

Devoid of subtlety, headlines often fail to convey the real story. While the bumbling and stumbling governments of Brazil and Venezuela dominate the news...

Hail to the Maintainers

About ten years ago, leftist firebrand satirist Freek de Jonge, the grand old man of Dutch stand-up comedy, turned to conservative newspaper De Telegraaf...
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ICC Court to establish MENA Representative Office in UAE

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced it is to open a representative office for the Middle...

Rufus Griscom & Alisa Volkman (CEO Babble): Tackling taboos to seek family fortunes

THE idea of turning parenting into a corporate mission would be enough to reduce most mums and dads to dribbling wrecks, but when Rufus...

SpaceX: Making a Splash in Privatised Space Exploration

The United States government is outsourcing its business in space at an astronomical rate. Contracts worth billions of dollars are being awarded to private...

Rolls-Royce: Powering Flight Since 1914

Though the company has issued five profit warnings in less than two years, Rolls-Royce remains one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers...

OECD: 21st Century Trade Agreements & Regulatory Coherence

In the past, services markets were largely local and countries mostly worked out their regulation without consideration for how other countries regulate. As a...

Ilan Kapoor: Not Easily Impressed by Do-Gooders

Professor Ilan Kapoor doesn’t believe in participatory development. He considers the concept little more than a misleading slogan – harsher words have been used...

The UN’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI): A Pioneering Global Framework & Collaborative Initiative

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues—also known as sustainability issues—are posing a shared risk to the insurance industry, business, government, and society at large,...

SME: Engineering Perfection

Perfection is often the outcome of fortuitous circumstance – not necessarily of a carefully traced design process. That’s how a West Sussex precision engineering...