Accounting & Finance news

New ACCA pathway speeds professional qualification for MSc Finance students 11/12/15

New ACCA pathway speeds professional qualification for MSc Finance students

MSc Finance students at Lancaster will now be able to gain ACCA Professional-level qualifications more quickly, thanks to additional accreditation from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Breakthrough carbon capture technique ushers in era of guilt-free gas 26/11/15

Breakthrough carbon capture technique ushers in era of guilt-free gas

LUMS's Mark Shackleton discusses a new technique which might change the future of fuel.

SPAC for good? 24/11/15

SPAC for good?

Dr Lars Helge Hass of the Department of Accounting and Finance is quoted in Financier Worldwide magazine, talking about the effects on the investment landscape of special purpose acquisition companies, or 'SPAC' for short.

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Sweden: climate impact of investments must be disclosed 23/11/15

Sweden: climate impact of investments must be disclosed

Professor Mark Shackleton is quoted in a story in the Financial Times that reports that asset managers operating in Sweden will have to disclose the climate impact of their investments.

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LUMS listed in Top 30 Masters in Finance ranking 20/11/15

LUMS listed in Top 30 Masters in Finance ranking

Lancaster's MSc Finance appears in eFinancialCareers' international ranking of the top 30 Masters in Finance for getting a job in investment banking.

View the article on the eFinancialCareers website
Financial markets are almost off cigarettes – will they now kick the oil habit? 18/11/15

Financial markets are almost off cigarettes – will they now kick the oil habit?

Efforts to break our financial addiction to the energy sector might find useful lessons in the slow decline of tobacco, argues Mark Shackleton.