Compliance & Regulations

Governance, Risk & Compliance: Part 3

This week we come to final part of the GRC trilogy: Compliance.  Of course, it is about a lot more than just rules, regulations and …

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Compliance & Regulations

Governance, Risk & Compliance: Part 2

Let’s talk about risk baby, let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be, …

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Compliance & Regulations

Governance, Risk & Compliance: Part 1

Governance (not Government) is always a hot topic for organisations and never more so than when in the midst of a global pandemic.  Like many …

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Financial Markets

Hedge Funds: Part Deux

Last time around we examined one of the original yet still most persistent strategies; equity long/short. But Hedge funds are also linked to takeovers and …

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Financial Markets

What is a Hedge Fund?

If you read my recent bio (and I don’t blame you if you didn’t) you might recall that I spent much of my career on …

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Personal Development

Straight Outta Thorpe Bay…

September 4th 2011, 8:58 am, heart pumping, bead of sweat on my brow and over two hundred fresh faced graduates from around the globe on day 2 of their UBS discovery week, no doubt many with a hangover, no doubt not that interested in ‘How UBS makes money’ and no doubt many were academically more gifted than me. Deep breath, last check of my notes, check the lapel mic is on and showtime…

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