In 'The Givers,' author David Callahan warns that today's mega-rich philanthropists wield too much political clout. He may be exaggerating their power and lowballing the public's own strength.
As these tax-exempt vehicles transform philanthropy, they’re drawing more scrutiny. Will Congress or the Trump administration tinker with the rules that encouraged their rapid growth?
Entities at the centre of the storm engulfing South Africa's social grants distribution system have claimed to be champions of financial inclusion. The claim in itself is scandalous.
New standards and regulations are beginning to govern how companies protect customers' data. Companies ignore this vital issue at their peril, both financially and legally.
A new study brings fresh insights into understanding the nature and extent of South Africa's systemic risks within the country's financial sector.
Australians' confidence in charities would be strengthened if any compliance action taken against them was made public.
President Trump signed an executive order to roll back the 2015 Clean Water Rule. Two water experts explain why the rule alarms farmers and ranchers concerned about over-regulation.
President Trump has ordered federal agencies to cut two regulations for every new one they enact – ignoring the fact that many regulations produce large social benefits.
We may picture regulators tying businesses up in red tape, but research shows that many environmental regulators have collegial relationships with the companies they regulate.
The system is rigged for a small minority to profit, but are we brave enough to deploy the solutions that would work?
The Volkswagen emissions scandal highlights the benefits of the German corporate governance system, as well as the worst of lobbying around the world.
A new US seafood import rule requires supplier countries to control accidental bycatch of whales, seals and other marine mammals – showing that global trade and conservation can reinforce each other.
Politicians want to regulate the software that decides if we get a loan or a job, but existing laws can already protect us – if we know how to use them.
Tweet-shaming from politicians isn't the best way to regulate companies – it hurts investments, shareholders and ultimately the economy.
Is the financial system headed for another 'Lehman moment'? Perhaps, but a bailout isn't the solution. More capital is, something Trump should remember as he rewrites U.S. bank rules.
Donald Trump may be a populist, but his policies are set to be particularly popular with the banking industry.
Raging debates about the state of South Africa's energy industry have missed one critical area, the role of transport fuels and base chemicals.
New sources of funding are posing a problem to the way we categorise companies.
Daylight saving time advocates say it conserves energy and wins wars. But studies show that injuries and illnesses rise when we switch the clocks. One solution: staying on DST year-round.
Big tobacco companies have found a way around plain packaging with clever marketing techniques that undermine Australian regulations.