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Future-Proof: Addressing recruitment and retention woes

Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses mental health issues with traditional US career recruitment in accounting and the need to foster and train creativity and disruption in the profession. “The accounting and finance profession…

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More women leading

Forté Foundation scholars Julia Goldfeld and Sarah Lester from Cambridge MBA Class of 2019 share their insights for the forthcoming year and their personal career journey so far. Career background Sarah Lester (MBA 2019) Sarah Lester from Melbourne, Australia has…

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Claire Walsh, Chartered financial planner, joins new personal finance division at Schroders

Claire Walsh (EMBA 2018) takes on new responsibilities as Head of Advice Strategy at Schroders Personal Wealth. Claire Walsh, Chartered financial planner and Cambridge Executive MBA (EMBA) 2018 participant, is leading advice strategy for investment manager Schroders' new Personal Wealth…

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The New York Times: Epstein estate’s first legal bill in fight against accusers: $90,000

Alan Jagolinzer, Professor of Financial Accounting at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on financial issues involved in a legal battle surrounding the estate of the late Jeffrey Epstein. Professor Jagolinzer said it raises “way too many questions” as it is…

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Fintech disruption: is it good or bad for consumers?

Dr Scott B. Guernsey Financial technology ("fintech") is a rapidly growing industry that applies recent digital innovations and technology-enabled business model innovations to financial services. A common example is its application of smartphone technologies to banking. For instance, from the…

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Crowdfund Insider: New partnership for Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to launch a research project addressing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in financial services. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the CCAF, said:…

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‘Deep thought’ on Libra

Size and scale of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency poses "questions for society and government", a top Financial Conduct Authority tells the annual conference of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of the FCA delivering his keynote address.…

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Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of the FCA delivering his keynote address.

Shadow pills and visible value

Dr Scott B. Guernsey The "poison pill" (formally known as a "shareholder rights plan") has a long and contentious history in the United States as a tactic to deter takeovers.[1] While details can vary across different implementations, the key defensive…

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Poison pills stamped with a skull and crossbones.

The ‘carry’ trade

The carry strategy in foreign exchange markets generates positive average returns over the long run, but it can experience losses when there are shifts from fixed to floating currency regimes, finds a new study co-authored by Dr David Chambers of…

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EXAME: The days when we interact with a human in the bank are disappearing quickly

An interview with Dr Robert Wardrop, Co-founder and Director of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, where he discusses how technology is changing the finance sector and what the future looks like for banks. "The biggest threats to banks are players…

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