Investors could soon train their brains into making smarter financial decisions by harnessing willpower.
James W. Giddens, Trustee for the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc. (LBI) under the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) and of the law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, today reported on the state of the LBI estate to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the Honorable Shelley C. Chapman, presiding. The Trustee reported that the estate is in the final phase of completion.
Australia’s top 100 ASX listed companies are governed by boards that fail to reflect the nation’s cultural diversity and need to move ‘beyond the pale’, according to a new University of Sydney Business School report.
The list of regulations increases in size and complexity each year. CFOs are facing this challenge using their expertise, that of external consultants, and finally, considering the challenge from a talent acquisition perspective. Are these regulations a mere hurdle to be surmounted or a real opportunity to streamline operations?
Almost two-thirds of all fraud and economic crime came from external sources compared to less than half just four years ago. However, 60 percent of these crimes were committed by ‘frenemies” – someone close to the organisation, such as a customer, supplier, consultant or agent.