Strategy

Global IP Law Group: patent rules do more than just protect innovators

World Finance speaks to Steven Steger, Founder and Managing Partner of Global IP Law Group, about how intellectual property rights are a crucial part of ensuring investment in innovation

Intellectual property rights have increasingly come to the fore, as the music and pharmaceutical sectors rally around protecting their interests. World Finance speaks to Steven Steger, Founder and Managing Partner of Global IP Law Group, about how patent ...

Market conditions threaten Malaysia Airlines’ survival

Malaysia Airlines’ long awaited recovery plan was announced in August, but the tragedies of this year coupled with a fiercely competitive market mean its revival is under threat

The centre of not one but two of 2014’s biggest news stories, no one can deny that Malaysia’s national carrier has had a rough year. Following the unsolved disappearance of Flight MH370 on 8 March and the alleged shooting of Flight MH17 over Ukraine t...

Since regulatory initiatives were brought in to restrict financial crimes, free markets are struggling to keep up with compliance rules

Compliance overload: finance regulations are damaging free markets

Since regulatory initiatives were brought in to restrict financial crimes, free markets are struggling to keep up with compliance rules

It is no surprise that the move towards more onerous anti-money laundering and information exchange procedures has significantly increased transaction costs for everyone in the finance industry. The concerning new development is that the costs are beginni...

With unemployment figures creeping up across the globe, employers are demanding more from candidates. Business schools have responded by creating industry-specific MBAs, writes Nash Riggins

Back to school

With unemployment figures creeping up across the globe, employers are demanding more from candidates. Business schools have responded by creating industry-specific MBAs, writes Nash Riggins

MBA graduates turning backs on finance for voluntary sector

Increasing number of graduates are shunning big salaries for the third sector

Executive MBAs present equitable option

In economic uncertainty, many executives turn to further education to compete in the jobs market. Rita Lobo explores how executive MBAs are a way to obtain qualifications and stay ahead

Economic effectiveness: how an interim manager can help

Interim managers have the intuition and strategy to help businesses realise their goals even in times of economic conservatism

Leadership development through coaching: a case study

The Defence Acquisition University is an example of how professional coaching schemes can work alongside training and development programmes to produce impressive results

Understanding professional coaching

Businesses and individuals can enhance their performance through coaching services, and finding the right coach can improve efficiency and profit

Bongani encourages Angolan transparency

Those investing in emerging economies must generate a greater sense of trust and abide by sustainable principles if they are to yield positive returns. Bongani Investment Group is doing just that

Patricio Jottar on corporate governance | CCU | Video

World Finance interviews Patricio Jottar, CEO of CCU, on the company’s rapid growth and corporate governance framework

Krishnakumar Natarajan, Rostow Ravanan, Tridip Saha | Mindtree

World Finance interviews Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO and Managing Director; Rostow Ravanan, CFO; and Tridip Saha, General Manager; from the Indian technology solutions company Mindtree

The capital market has never before seen the variety of products that are available today, and demands on these investments vary; as do their reputations. Containers have been an attractive alternative for 30 years

Magellan sees container investments grow rapidly

The capital market has never before seen the variety of products that are available today, and demands on these investments vary; as do their reputations. Containers have been an attractive alternative for 30 years

Pay secrecy could soon be a thing of the past

The policy of complete pay transparency is a huge departure from accepted motivational structure, but some companies are starting to consider what the benefits of opening up incentive schemes might be

Activist investor Carl Icahn continues to make demands

One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

Global IP Law Group: patent rules do more than just protect innovators

World Finance speaks to Steven Steger, Founder and Managing Partner of Global IP Law Group, about how intellectual property rights are a crucial part of ensuring investment in innovation

Compliance overload: finance regulations are damaging free markets

Since regulatory initiatives were brought in to restrict financial crimes, free markets are struggling to keep up with compliance rules

Canada set for unified securities regulatory systems

Canada has been on a torturous road to unify its securities regulatory systems. Now, the central government is one step closer to a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulator