Islamic Bank of Britain.

Zero interest and growing fast

25 Apr 2012

From humble beginnings, Islamic finance is now a trillion dollar industry and growing at a rate some in the West find alarming. A new analysis suggests it can be accommodated by the existing global financial system for everyone’s benefit.

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Mike Marin.

The crisis of shareholder primacy

19 Mar 2012

If we want to prevent the next financial crisis, a new model of corporate governance is needed to replace shareholder primacy in financial institutions. Gates Scholar Mike Marin explains why.

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Adrian Leonard at Lloyd's

Navigating the choppy waters of risk

06 Oct 2011

Whether or not the planned intervention in the organisation of international banking sector succeeds, it will certainly impact on the City of London. Adrian Leonard, an Affiliate Researcher at the Centre for Financial History at Newnham College and the Centre for Risk Studies at Judge Business School, thinks his research into the history of the London insurance market offers hints for today’s policymakers.

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