Cass Ethics: 2010-11 series

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

Cass Ethics was a series of video interviews about ethics in business with academic experts and leading practitioners. It was published every two weeks and hosted by Edouard Larpin, a BSc Business Studies Final Year student at Cass Business School.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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Views: 13,507

Developing a risk rating methodology

This report provides the guidelines necessary for standardising the measurement of risk so that it can be applied to make meaningful comparisons between one fund and another.

Updated: 03/11/2011
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Views: 12,838

Accruals, disclosure and the pricing of future earnings in the European market

Author(s):

Ivana Raonic

 et al.
Topic:
Accounting
Industry:
Banking



The present study examines the role of disclosure in assisting market participants to form expectations of future earnings from the accrual (i.e., the non cash) content of reported earnings. Prior research has shown that, in general, disclosure is able to enhance future earnings information in current stock returns.

In this paper, it is shown that the role of disclosure in revealing relevant information on the prospects of the firm depends on the nature of the accruals appearing in the financial statements.

Updated: 06/02/2013
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Views: 12,791

Roads to ruin: A study of major risk events

This major research report, produced by Cass for Airmic (the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce) investigates the origins and impact of over twenty major corporate crises of the last decade.

The crises examined involved substantial, well known organisations such as Coca-Cola, Shell and BP, as well as some smaller firms. Several did not survive and most of the rest suffered severe damage.

Updated: 14/01/2013
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Can the online gambling industry continue to grow profits whilst protecting players?

Author(s):

Simo Dragicevic

 et al.

The corporate social responsibility (CSR) or sustainability debate has particular relevance to the gambling industry given the shift towards focusing on encouraging wellbeing in society. Governments and regulators are also becoming increasingly focused on the online industry to ensure gambling offerings uphold socially responsible standards that protect players.

Updated: 26/12/2013
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Views: 12,742

Supply chain risk and the City

Author(s):

ManMohan Sodhi

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

Supply chain risk is an interesting area of contemporary research that feeds directly into the debate surrounding the collapse of banking systems worldwide. It is a field that particularly intrigues ManMohan Sodhi, Professor of Operations Management at Cass. Professor ManMohan Sodhi is interviewed by Dr Wayne Holland. Both are Cass Experts. Included is the transcript and a summary of the key points.

Updated: 14/11/2012
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Views: 12,700

Arbitrage in the foreign exchange market: turning on the microscope

Author(s):

Lucio Sarno

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

If markets are efficient, then there are no exploitable arbitrage opportunities. But if no one engages in arbitrage, then what eliminates such exploitable opportunities? This column puts international financial markets under the microscope and shows that arbitrage opportunities exist, but they are usually eliminated in less than five minutes. Such micro-arbitrage makes the assumption of no arbitrage safe for those looking at the bigger picture.

Updated: 24/10/2011
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Views: 12,195

The importance of women managers in Asia

An interview forms the basis of this report and will focus on the important topic of the growing importance of women managers in Asia.

Updated: 28/09/2011
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Views: 10,928

Current fields of research in real estate

Author(s):

Simon Steveson

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Real Estate

Simon Stevenson, Professor of Finance and head of real estate courses at the Cass Business School, is heavily engaged in real estate research. Professor Simon Stevenson a Cass Expert, is interviewed by Ben Sawtell from Cass Press Office. Included is the transcript and a summary of the key points.

Updated: 30/09/2011
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Views: 10,699