Making the case for improved efficiency

February 2014

Over the past several years, Hedge Funds have been taking time to re-examine their business models with the goal of reducing their cost structures. Business process re-engineering can be an effective technique to achieve this.

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Taking good governance to global subsidiaries

February 2014

Recent scandals, such as BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, clearly demonstrate that entities which operate across multiple jurisdictions and business areas must ensure that their subsidiaries in these regions are adequately governed.

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Understanding Islamic finance

February 2014

Last October, London hosted the World Islamic Economic Forum. It was the first time the event had been held outside the Muslim world, and it was strongly backed by the UK government, with George Osborne, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, saying that he wants the City of London to become “the unrivalled western centre for Islamic finance”.

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