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

July 28th, 2014 by Kara in Case Studies

By: Gong Yiyi Tiger Asia Management LLC 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 ...

The Effectiveness and Ethics of Economic Sanctions

July 16th, 2014 by Kara in Case Studies, Essays

By: Marcus Boomen   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 demonstrate ...