Strategy

Managerial roles diversify at investment firm MASIC

Family-run businesses have long been the backbone of Saudi Arabia’s economy. However, traditional companies are acknowledging the need to draw a dividing line between family ownership and management

Perhaps the most significant challenge faced by any family-run business is longevity. There is a strong body of evidence to suggest that the founding family should relinquish control of a company within three generations; a mere four percent of firms surv...

LEI promotes transparency across financial markets

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) has been devised to provide financial institutions with a greater understanding of corporate entities. Once finalised, it could greatly reduce cross platform risk exposure

The LEI is well on its way to establishing more transparency around financial transactions and markets. Its implementation will highlight some specific data management challenges, but its benefits for financial institutions and firms are wider reaching th...

The majority of Burberry’s shareholders have voted against the company’s remuneration report on hearing of the CEO’s £30m pay package

Dissent at Burberry as shareholders vote against remuneration report

The majority of Burberry’s shareholders have voted against the company’s remuneration report on hearing of the CEO’s £30m pay package

Over half of Burberry’s shareholders have chosen not to support the company’s remuneration report after hearing the newly appointed CEO Christopher Bailey is to be awarded a pay package worth approximately £30m. Just shy of 53 percent of the votes...

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

LEI promotes transparency across financial markets

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) has been devised to provide financial institutions with a greater understanding of corporate entities. Once finalised, it could greatly reduce cross platform risk exposure

Clean Companies Act: Andrioli, Giacomini, Porto e Cortez Advogados on its global implications | Video

World Finance interviews Antonio Giacomini, Partner at Andrioli, Giacomini, Porto e Cortez Advogados law firm, to find out about the global implications of the Clean Companies Act

IBA: legal world responds to economic austerity measures

With austerity measures firmly in place throughout Europe, global leaders have been addressing whether these changes to the economic framework have been effective, and to what extent this impacts on the legal profession