New: The Business of Ethics

September 20th, 2016 by Kara in Ethics 101

Newly Published: The Business of Ethics Dr. Kara Tan Bhala, President of Seven Pillars Institute, contributed a chapter to this handy, engaging and readily accessible volume. The Business of Ethics is a fresh addition to the stable of books on business ethics. Dr. Raymond Madden, CEO at the Asian Institute of Finance (AIF), is the book’s editor and the publisher is IBFIM in collaboration with AIF. Both organizations are based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The AIF is a think tank jointly established by Bank Negara Malaysia, the country’s central bank, and the Securities Commission Malaysia ...

The Transparency Task Force

September 6th, 2016 by Kara in Case Studies, Interviews

  By: Andy Agathangelou Introduction The Transparency Task Force is a campaigning community dedicated to driving up the levels of transparency in financial services, right around the world. We believe that higher levels of transparency are a prerequisite for fairer, safer and more efficient markets delivering better value for money and better outcomes to the consumer. Furthermore, because of the correlation between transparency and trustworthiness, we expect that our work will help to repair the self-inflicted reputational damage that the financial services sector has suffered for many years. The opacity problem is a festering ...