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The secret recipe for powdered alcohol to be...

Winner will have the opportunity to secure the market in their country
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Maison Eight: Bringing France to Hong Kong

Designed by Two Men in Hats, the place will have French cuisine, cocktails and champagne
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Miami and its Archistars

There is more to the city in Florida, USA than blue skies and white beaches
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2016 winners of green car announced

Winners announced in the Connected Green Car of the Year, Green SUV of the Year, Luxury Green Car of the Year categories
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Personal luxury goods market tops a quarter...

Luxury brands will need right pricing model to win against hard-to-predict currency volatility
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Black Friday to dominate this year’s online...

Friday 27th November set to be the highest sales peak in online shopping in 2015
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A private island is not beyond reach

You can own one at less than the price of an average one-bedroom flat in London
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Global F&B companies eye Egypt

It is re-establishing itself as the standout growth market for consumer companies in the MENA region
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Luxury market on an upswing in US

More homes than ever before were sold and listed at US $100 mn or higher in 2014
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Grand Ho Tram Strip gets new president

Shaun McCamley, who has extensive gaming experience, was previously in Macau as managing partner of Euro Pacific Asia Consulting
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$50 million more for Ho Tram Strip project

This is the second new investment announcement in the past two months
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London gets a Conrad hotel

Global luxury brand opens a 256-room property opposite St James Park
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China to get world’s largest public golf complex

Haikou Mission Hills Golf Club project will have 10 world-class golf courses
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Volvo unveils all-new Volvo XC90

Three years in the making and part of a $11bn investment programme, the new car marks the beginning of a new chapter in the company’s history
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Greece’s ‘September Club’ returns with star bakers

From September 4th – 11th, Channel 4’s Tom & Henry Herbert will lay a tantalising selection of master classes and gourmet events at The Peligoni Club
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JW Marriott takes a tall step in China

Newly opened 416-room JW Marriott Hotel Zhengzhou Towers in Henan province is the tallest in central China
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Maldives resort introduces flyboarding

The water sport is being offered by The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi resort in the Noonu Atoll
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The Ashok is captured in a coffee table book

A coffee table book that describes the magnificent past of The Ashok
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Massive investments to amplify India logistics...

JLL estimates that the Indian market has made major global markets take back seats
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Burundi’s capital to have brighter nights

Solar street lights will illuminate Bujumbura, thanks to the partnership between Mayor Freddy MBONIMPA and Gigawatt Global
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Murad Al-Katib is ‘EY World Entrepreneur of the...

Canadian is the President & CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc.
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SenaHill marks international expansion with key...

Todd Ruppert joins SenaHill Partners to bolster FinTech business overseas
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VAM Funds hires David Cockerton

Part of fund management company’s continued growth strategy in Middle East
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Why US visa and Green Card holders need to be...

Under Presidential Order 13768, anyone who has any kind of a criminal record, or has even been charged but not convicted, is a priority for removal...
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JLL enters the league of ‘Best Workplaces in...

The firm has now been included in the Top 100 of surveyed leading corporates
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UK finance appoints Amicus CEO to high profile...

John Jenkins would be representing specialists across the Asset Based Lending sector
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Nasdaq’s Directors Desk and Boardvantage to...

A unique collaboration between Nasdaq Corporate Solutions and the Center for Board Excellence
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Feel-good video by forex broker strikes a chord

UFX.com’s ‘Amazing Buskers’ video gets over 12 million views
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Odebrecht’s move towards integrity

In April 2016, important changes were adopted to strengthen governance
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Sales proposal writing is a promising career...

Can expect good prospects based on skills and experience
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The Washington Post names Appian as 2017 ‘Top...

4th year in a row Application Platform leader has made the list
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick steps down

Resigned after discussions with investors who were concerned that a spate of controversies were sidetracking the ride-share company
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Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman promoted to...

The 31-year old replaces Mohammed bin Nayef
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Dubai to establish the world’s first collective...

Reviving an age-old custom dating back to more than 125 years
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BlackBerry and VoxSmart partner to help...

MiFID II will be effective from January 3, 2018
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Concern in Australia over changes to skilled...

Call to reconsider visa changes in light of negative 'unintended consequences'
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Redwood Bank appoints two senior directors to...

Two senior appointments to its Board as part of its 'Mobilisation' prior to launch later in 2017
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Understanding the intricacies of real estate...

The steep path of real estate funding
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Ministry of Economy announces the start of...

Announcement made during press conference in Dubai headquarters
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Sharks of the business (and poker) worlds

One of the most important lessons is knowing when to cut one’s losses and move on
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Conotoxia joins NACHA’s Payments Innovation...

Membership in The Alliance provides Conotoxia the opportunity to help shape and advance the payments industry
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‘Continuous auditing facilitates audit planning...

Interview with Dr Michael Schiwietz, Senior Vice President – Internal Audit at UniCredit Bank AG
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BNP Paribas settles with US Fed on forex...

French bank will pay a fine of $246 million
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Temenos a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

For 8th consecutive time, Temenos recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking 2017
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Withers hires Xanthe Lok for London office

She is a banking and finance special counsel
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SABB to be first bank in Saudi Arabia to offer...

Saudi British Bank (SABB) will make this possible through partnership with Bolero
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Bank Rakyat in transformation phase

Aims to maintain its position as the world’s strongest Islamic cooperative bank
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Falcon to provide blockchain asset management...

Is the first Swiss private bank to do so through new cooperation with Bitcoin Suisse AG
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Fidor Bank ropes in Seedrs and Nutmeg

Seedrs is an equity investment platform while Nutmeg builds and manages intelligent portfolios, ISAs and pensions
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Addressing IFRS 9 portfolio impact: Timing is...

Business and credit lifecycle management teams need to be made aware of IFRS 9 impairment impacts and drivers now, if they have not been already
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HSBC triggers investigation into client in palm...

Move has the potential to save thousands of hectares of primary rainforest in Indonesia
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Would your company be subject to General Data...

Study by NTT Security reveals that less than half of global executives believe GDPR compliance is relevant to their business, while a fifth admit...
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Ohpen secures €15 million Series B financing at...

Core banking provider is market leader in the Netherlands
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The iPhone has helped to revolutionise retail...

Consumers should watch out for the upcoming ‘marketplace’ banking
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Metro Bank engages employees for better...

Will use NICE’s Workforce Management to slash scheduling inefficiencies, improve forecasting, and provide schedule management via smartphone
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The ATM turns 50

Its ‘effect on everyday life can’t be understated’, but the future is cashless
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Monese offers local bank accounts in 19...

The startup offers instant mobile current accounts
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Impact of SFO decision on Barclays on...

Decision is indicative of the general trend to focus on the culpability and responsibilities of individual senior bankers as well as the banks...
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ArchOver gains membership to asset based...

ArchOver joins industry body for asset-based financiers following full FCA approvals
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EU to make life more difficult for money...

Technology will make compliance easier when tougher anti-money laundering laws come into force on June 26
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The card to score miles

Standard Chartered Singapore launched the new Visa Infinite Credit Card to reward the affluent traveller’s lifestyle and create access to a whole...
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Banks yet to move all data from obsolete devices

A survey highlights that old data could soon be unreadable
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Barings announces final close of Global Private...

Investors seek potential for enhanced yield, diversification and relative value opportunities
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Barings backs add-on investment by...

The funding will be a boost to Aston Scott’s future
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Standard Life Investments selects RiskFirst’s...

To help grow its LDI business for pension funds
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$1 trillion of EMEA debt to mature in next four...

Distribution of debt maturities and refinancing requirements is fairly even, which will mitigate refinancing risks, says a Moody's report
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deVere Group to offer ultra low-cost financial...

Announces launch of its new Model Portfolio Service (MPS) in association with Pacific Asset Management (PAM)
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ILPA issues guidance for limited partners on...

Recommendations center on improved disclosures by GPs
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Compare Cover launches travel comparison service

Celebrating its first anniversary, Compare Cover has launched its travel insurance comparison platform
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SEDCO Capital combines Shariah principles with...

New investment strategy — Prudent Ethical Investing (PEI) — seeks to avoid high financial risk and aims to enhance long-term risk-adjusted returns
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Seven-bed mansion or one-bed flat?

What the average London property price can buy you around the world
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Insurance entrepreneurs raise £180M to bring...

Investment backers cite huge potential of fresh approach supported by new technology
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A Brit’s biggest tip for saving the pennies

British people are looking after the pennies in the hope the pounds will look after themselves, a study revealed
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Cartwright will use RiskFirst’s risk analytics...

PFaroe will help in performing asset-liability modelling, monitor funding levels, and investment risk, and track triggers for asset switches
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Mitratech discusses the future of legal...

Mitratech CEO to discuss how the CLOC core competencies are evolving to meet the needs of the changing corporate legal department
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Pensioners and their post-retirement income

Jon Geer shares a survey insight
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Retirement advantages urges advisers to...

Alice Watson shares some valuable tips
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Mauritius can be the top financial services...

The nation has an enviable reputation for its legally robust framework, and its educated and English and French-speaking population
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Private equity continues to outperform

But competition for assets will require added skill to source deals and create value, according to Bain & Company’s eighth annual private equity...
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Liberty appoints new leader to handle European...

Alexandra Paton replaces Alex Egnell, who recently transferred to Liberty’s GFR operation in North America
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Top 5 tax issues UK business owners need to be...

Upcoming changes to the tax laws and their impact
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‘KPMG is home to some of Sri Lanka’s best talent’

Interview with Reyaz Mihular, Managing Partner, KPMG in Sri Lanka
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Nordic Capital exits Bambora, gets €1.5 billion

Ingenico Group has picked up the fast-growing payments company
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Konnektive partners with Verifi to combat fraud...

CDRN will help protect Konnektive Merchants' e-commerce transactions
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BNP Paribas settles with US Fed on forex...

French bank will pay a fine of $246 million
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Reporting to financial regulators: XBLR format...

Many FinTech companies are compelled to hire consultants
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Thailand, Singapore join hands on fintech

Update existing MoU on banking supervision
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Overseas investors only read about Vietnam...

Many are yet to participate in this opportunity to increase their wealth
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IBM unveils IBM Z, offers full encryption

Claims the system is capable of running more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day
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5 fintechs to watch for

London has steadily become a hotbed for startups
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Envonet simplifies searches for corporate...

Free web portal allows side-by-side comparisons of climate-related financial disclosures
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Profile Software acquires Login SA

Emphasises commitment to moving to the new era of banking and fintech
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Google accepts friend request from Koios

Newcastle based company is now the only Google Partner in North East UK for cloud services and consultancy
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Mobile-first SME banking service Tide raises $14m

One of the largest Series A investment rounds closed by a fintech company this year
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The Klarna lesson for retail banks: find your...

The likes of Visa are buying stakes in fintech solution providers to enable them to go direct to market while banks risk being cut off from both sides
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Reasons for NHS cyber attack

Report by The Chartered Institute for IT blames lack of accountability and investment in cyber-security measures
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Conotoxia, Inc. now authorised in 30 US states

Conotoxia, Inc. continues to expand its state licensing initiatives and has received regulatory authorisation
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What you need to know about ransomware

The two major types of ransomware are Encrypting and Locker
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Russia, Ukraine hit by cyber attack

Hackers attacked hard drives of computers running Microsoft Windows and announced that data had been encrypted before demanding ransom to restore...
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UK gets first zero commission share trading...

According to Trading 212, the actual cost to a broker of executing a retail trade is under £1, meaning that investors using traditional brokers are...
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PSR paves the way for competition in payments...

Customers will be provided enhanced services
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NASDAQ’s BWise and KPMG Align to provide...

Hand in hand, both will focus on strategy, process convergence and organizational change management
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Cinkciarz delivers app in 35 languages

Cinkciarz stated that not only it’s the most translated financial app in the world, but also the most universal app for currency exchange in history
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Thai king gets control of Crown property

Will directly administer his private and Crown assets
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No evidence that US wage growth is picking up

However, much like a tube of toothpaste being squeezed a little too hard, wage growth can suddenly accelerate when labour markets are tight
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Millennials revamping the Indian residential...

Adaptation is a key factor behind the shift in Indian real estate market
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Overseas investors only read about Vietnam...

Many are yet to participate in this opportunity to increase their wealth
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EU Parliament condemns Brexit proposals on...

Two year negotiations to tighten further
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Africa digs ports, trade gushes in

In line with the 2040 Vision for Africa’s transport sector, African Ports Evolution Forum explores the myriad opportunities available at African ports
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Eurozone equity rally continues

But ECB set to change monetary policy’s direction of travel
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GST is next big step for India after the...

According to a paper by the US Fed, GST can boost India’s GDP growth by 4.2%
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OECD upgrades Panama’s financial transparency...

OECD Global Forum announcement reflects reform accomplishments of President Varela's administration
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ifo Business Climate Index hits new record

Results of the ifo Business Survey for June 2017
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AI to drive GDP gains of $15.7 trillion with...

Productivity improvements are expected to account for half of all gains to 2030
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Greece is putting debt crisis behind

2017 looks set to provide the necessary springboard for sustainable economic growth and renewed optimism
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Oil price slopes upwards while volatility...

After a period of slumping, energy professionals are expecting prices to increase to about $55-60 per barrel in 2017 and $60-65 per barrel in 2018,...
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Job losses, inflation could tip British credit...

Growth percentage of consumer credit cards is still high
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Ifo Institute expects higher GDP growth in Germany

The forecast for 2017 and 2018 expects a growth in employment
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Clear majority for President Macron in France

His party won more than half the seats in the 577-member national assembly in the second round of elections
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Why Indian stocks are soaring despite less than...

The movement was based on expectations of improvement in the macroeconomic situation
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Retail rents remain flat across major Indian...

Aggregate APAC rental index edges up; fast fashion and F&B to drive demand in India
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EconPol Europe – the European Research Network...

It is expected that the collaboration will provide additional impetus to research on European issues
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Dun & Bradstreet rate UK risk at DB2d

Advice businesses to wait and watch
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Good start in 2017 in major equity markets

CAMRADATA Investment data highlights the latest global investment trends
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Business Architecture Guild and International...

Both have signed a MoU to work on business architecture and business analysis
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GEFF to highlight the massive potential...

The 2nd edition of GEFF will spearhead a panel session focusing on the vast opportunities that come with embracing a long-term sustainable approach
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GEFF 2017: Key focus is merging profit and purpose

The 2nd edition of Global Ethical Finance Forum will spearhead a series of discussions in Edinburgh this September focusing on mainstreaming...
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Dispute resolution is the key to unlocking the...

It would be ideal if all Islamic finance disputes were adjudicated in one centre through arbitration according to a standardised dispute resolution...
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UK Islamic finance body joins hands with...

CMS has extensive experience in delivering Islamic finance regulatory advisory projects in multiple jurisdictions
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The untapped potential in Islamic finance

Hurdles are the end consumers’ understanding of the system and their trust in the products
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Global Islamic finance body to standardise...

The new standard aims to address issues such as optimal board composition, fit and proper criteria of scholars, as well as enforceability of rulings
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deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank

deVere Mortgages partners with Al Rayan Bank ,To offer Sharia compliant home finance to purchase property in the UK
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DP world launches Sukuk in LSE

Becomes the fourth Sukuk bond to have launched this year
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Non-banking financial companies leading the way...

An update on the status of Islamic finance in India
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Oman’s appetite for Islamic finance products is...

Islamic banking assets in the Gulf nation are projected to reach 10% of total banking assets by 2018
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The global route for Islamic banks

Revamping IT architecture will be transformative for Islamic banks in 2016
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No-interest finance and its benefits

Review of The Art of Islamic Banking and Finance (2014) by Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman
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Must read for aspiring Islamic banking...

Review of Islamic Capital Market, Equity and Sukuk (2014) by Dr. Muhammad Hanif, Associate Professor, FAST School of Management, Islamabad
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The treatment of qard in takaful

The operator plays an important role that the management of a conventional mutual does not in the event of a periodic deficit
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Islamic funds are not just an alternative

Their success is turning them into a source of competition for the conventional funds industry
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Need for standardised dispute resolution contracts

Case analysis of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhard v Azhar Osman & Other Cases
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Islamic finance is knocking on the doorsteps of...

The government has been taking the steps necessary to facilitate transactions in China and Hong Kong.
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GCC hampered by differences in Islamic finance...

The current state of and recommendations for Islamic Finance in the region
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An initiative to promote Islamic Finance

aafaq Islamic Finance signs MoU with University of Bolton’s Centre for Islamic Finance
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Shari’ah law cannot apply to a commercial...

A look into a case settled in 2004 in the England and Wales Court Of Appeal
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