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Investment Strategy

Federal Court finds against Lehman Brothers

In a case that should launch fresh legal action in Australia and could have global implications, a group of local charities, churches and councils has won a Federal Court victory against failed US investment bank Lehman Brothers. Seventy-two entities banded together in a class action to sue Lehman Brothers for $248 million, claiming the bank […]
Investment Strategy

UBS Asset Management’s Curt Custard is unhappy

Curt Custard, head of global investment solutions at UBS Global Asset Management, is “very, very disappointed” with his investment banking colleagues. Perhaps even a little mad. But he displays similar sentiments toward US Republican presidential candidates, politicians in general, Europe and John Maynard Keynes. At UBS asset management “nobody is as frustrated as ourselves as […]
Administration

De-regulation: the unlikely saviour of governance

De-regulation, not regulation, and less of a focus on independence within boards could be the answer to governance concerns that have arisen from the financial crisis, a Professor of finance from The University of Queensland argues in a new book published by SimCorp Strategy Lab. Renee Adams, Professor of finance at UQ Business School in […]
Administration

De-regulation: the unlikely saviour of governance

De-regulation, not regulation, and less of a focus on independence within boards could be the answer to governance concerns that have arisen from the financial crisis, a Professor of finance from The University of Queensland argues in a new book published by SimCorp Strategy Lab. Renee Adams, Professor of finance at UQ Business School in […]
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