Cross-border Securities Enforcement: The Case of Tiger Asia Management LLC

By: Gong Yiyi

Tiger Asia Management LLCBill Hwang

Tiger Asia Management LLC (Tiger Asia) is a New York-based asset management company specializing in equity investments in China, Japan and Korea. Founded in 2001, it is a spinoff from the former Tiger Management, one of the world’s largest hedge funds built by billionaire Julian Robertson in the late 1990s. Tiger Asia belongs to the group of hedge funds known as “Tiger Cubs,” started by former employees of Tiger Management. Bill Sung Kook Hwang is its founder and portfolio manager . Tiger Asia has no


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The Effectiveness and Ethics of Economic Sanctions

By: Marcus BoomenCagle Cartoon


Economic sanctions are an important feature of the modern economic, political and social landscape, lauded as the humanitarian alternative to war, with over 500 cases of sanctions being implemented in the 1990’s alone. They are implemented with the stated intention of altering a targeted state’s behaviour, to elicit conformity with international ethical norms. An analysis of the effectiveness and ethics of economic sanctions reveals they have been a resounding failure. The only focus of academic debate remaining is centred on exactly how ineffective economic sanctions are.

Data and theory


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Moral Cents

Financial EthicsMoral Cents is The Journal of Ethics in Finance, produced on a regular basis by the Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics. Click HERE to see the latest issues and read them in full.

Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics (SPI) and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London have a collaborative affiliation in their work on ethics, law, and regulation in finance. The goal of the collaboration is to foster a dialogue on important ethical policy issues affecting the financial services industry.

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Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics and IntegTree LLC have a collaborative affiliation. The two organizations plan to create online training programs in financial ethics and compliance management. The Programs will help financial institutions improve conformity with the law while also fostering ethical awareness.

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