Ignacio de la Torre: Four lessons that western banks can learn from Islamic counterparts

“Perhaps, Islamic banks can teach its western counterparts some basic principles very much linked to common sense which could enhance their financial stability three years after the credit crisis” said Ignacio de la Torre, Academic Director of the Masters in Finance at IE Business School on Business & Economy magazine on June 1st 2011.  Read more…

Upcoming CFA Giants of Finance Conferences at IE Campus

Held bimonthly, IE Titans of Finance Conferences are given by top-level professionals from CFA Institute Spain and the finance industry on the most relevant issues in finance today. The conferences are held at IE Business School’s Madrid Campus. Some topics that were discussed earlier this spring include Disposal strategies for large holdings (by Global Markets Deutsche Bank); Private Equity…

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IE Finance Research Center

Established several years ago, the IE Finance Research Center plays an important role in producing and disseminating high quality research output in the area of financial economics. Following IE Business School’s philosophy, the center has a multidisciplinary approach, comprising full-time professors and research fellows across different disciplines (strategy, control, economics and finance) and schools with a…

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The Center of Islamic Finance – IE Business School and King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia

The growing influence of Islamic financial institutions necessitates not only a better understanding of Islamic economics but also the opportunities they create in the world’s financial markets.  IE Business School’s Center for Islamic Economics and Finance was therefore established, in collaboration with King Abdulaziz University and Casa Árabe, to help promote Islamic banking and finance…

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