Strategy

The global tax system continues to grow in complexity. Thierry Afschrift, Partner at Afschrift law firm, tells World Finance how recent changes are affecting the industry

Afschrift: how to navigate new waves of tax regulation

The global tax system continues to grow in complexity. Thierry Afschrift, Partner at Afschrift law firm, tells World Finance how recent changes are affecting the industry

Joint initiatives like the OECD/G20 base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project, and the US crackdown on tax inversions demonstrate authorities increased commitment to clamping down on incidents of tax evasion and avoidance. As governments try to reco...

After more than a decade of linear success, Abercrombie & Fitch is suffering from plummeting sales and a tainted reputation; some analysts and investors believe the controversial comments of former CEO Mike Jeffries could be to blame

Jeffrie and Abercrombie’s ugly truth

After more than a decade of linear success, Abercrombie & Fitch is suffering from plummeting sales and a tainted reputation; some analysts and investors believe the controversial comments of former CEO Mike Jeffries could be to blame

Ornate gates guarded by cut-out Barbie and Ken lookalikes, the distinctive waft of a familiar scent and a shop so dark it’s impossible to actually see the clothing; during his 22-year tenure, Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries certainly did a goo...

The Legal Awards 2015

Despite an onslaught of dynamic challenges, the global law sector has achieved surprising gains in recent times. We look at those companies setting the pace in the new year with the World Finance Legal Awards 2015

The global law sector is facing a time of transition. Traditional bricks-and-mortar firms are struggling to cope with an incoming wave of alternative business models, and top fee-earners are either sinking or swimming based upon their ability to embrace t...

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

A novel way of raising capital and enhancing customer loyalty is being offered in the UK in the form of mini-bonds, but some argue they offer little return for their considerable risk

Crowdcube breathes fresh air into investing

A novel way of raising capital and enhancing customer loyalty is being offered in the UK in the form of mini-bonds, but some argue they offer little return for their considerable risk

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

The Legal Awards 2015

Despite an onslaught of dynamic challenges, the global law sector has achieved surprising gains in recent times. We look at those companies setting the pace in the new year with the World Finance Legal Awards 2015

Global IP Law Group: business leaders must keep abreast of patent changes

Patents play an important role in encouraging innovation and determining long-term economic prosperity. Understanding the global changes in patent systems is critical for business and government leaders seeking to ensure future economic success

KPMG: get to the core of your customers to promote business growth

By understanding what the core needs of customers are, financial CFOs are able to redesign client expectations by devising niche practices that best suit all parties