Ranieri Razzante

International finance
Gaming the system

Market abuse is an all too common occurrence. In the EU, legislators are continually having to adapt to creative new scams. But the debate is in many respects counterproductive to saver protection. 

Sovereign funds
Government-run investment funds

In recent years concern has grown over the uncontrolled proliferation of government funds, otherwise referred to as “sovereign funds.” These funds are often views as potential solutions to capital deficiency problems for states, but in practice they have been more about bailing out strategic companies.

Islamic terrorism
Trimming terror's tentacles

In order to combat terrorism, we must first understand how the phenomenon continues to survive despite efforts to eradicate it. Following the money is perhaps the most important task.