Building better benchmarks in Dubai: DME's Chris Fix on running an oil exchange


In the heart of the world's richest oil reserves, Dubai has been pushing for years to change itself from a petrostate to a diversified economy. Focusing on alternatives such as financial services, tourism and entrepot business has not always gone smoothly – the construction boom of the 2000s left the emirate in serious financial trouble in 2009 – but attempts to entice foreign businesses to set up in the country's tax-advantaged free zones have seen several successes, and only 3% of the national

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Investment banks: the future of risk control

This survey report explores the current state of risk controls in investment banks, the challenges of effective engagement across the three lines of defence, and the opportunity to develop a more dynamic approach to first-line risk control

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