The big four (B4) companies have been mired in a number of scandals that have tarnished their previously unscathed reputations. As a result, regulatory and political bodies want to place the big four on the chopping board. The proposed breakup will have advantages and disadvantages.
Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) have played an important role in exacerbating climate change. Within GHGs, carbon dioxide retains a special place due to its sheer volume and effects on climate change. In order to meet the Paris Climate Change Agreement goal of keeping the rise of the global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius
The developing world is running low on water and high on guns, with a constant need for generating foreign currency. Without preemptive action, these three elements might react to create destructive outcomes.
For property investors looking to consolidate or expand their existing portfolio, the future outlook for UK real estate certainly looks a lot brighter than it did twelve months.
When we think of financial crime, few would consider procurement fraud to be one of the most pressing threats facing their business. Yet according to PwC, this form of fraud is the second-most commonly reported economic crime in the world, ranking above bribery, corruption and even cybercrime.
Utility regulators (URs) for the power sector often fail to implement well-designed policies because of legal, operational and political limitations. Continuously improving policy without addressing these limitations will lead to ineffective policy outcomes.
The original 29 March Brexit deadline may have been pushed back until 31 October 2019, but questions still remain about what the UK’s withdrawal from the EU will mean for the future of the economy.
The management of intangible assets (IAs) will determine the wealth of nations, but what cannot be measured cannot be managed. IAs can be defined as non-physical assets that generate income for their owners. This includes software as well as other intellectual capital.
Climate change will bang on the doors of insurers, and, to adapt, the risk managers of the world are putting their houses in order. Climate change (CC) has very quickly transformed from a topic at research conferences into an adversity experienced by millions of people.
Inflation targeting (IT) is a seemingly attractive option for developing countries—or less developed countries (LDCs); but upon closer inspection, IT turns out to be an unwise imitation. The word inflation has been demonized since Alexander del Mar mainstreamed it.