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Integrity revisited

I had touched upon integrity and ethics in financial services a post or two ago; I believe it bears emphasizing. I may end up boring people by this – even so, I will repeat. It is important. The rather cursory treatment of ethics in business in the MBA course I did 12 years ago disappointed me; … Continue reading

Divisive stuff

Malta is in the throes of a debate on divorce. None too soon, one may note. This is one of the last countries in the world to tackle the issue. I’m not sure, however, that the terms of discussion are correct. The “No to divorce” campaign seems to be under the impression that a civil … Continue reading

The regulation puzzle

If nothing else, the financial travails of the past couple of years have demonstrated the central necessity of effective regulation – that is, regulation that encourages integrity in business. Nowhere is this more important than in financial services! Continue reading

The Arab Spring

The Arabs are now, in 2011, reclaiming their public sphere. This should come as no surprise: Arab culture shares the roots of European civilisation. Continue reading