Accounting & Finance news

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.

What's it like to study Accounting & Finance? 11/11/15

What's it like to study Accounting & Finance?

Accounting and finance student Jennifer Hanford, 21, tells the Complete University Guide about her experience at Lancaster.

View Jennifer's profile on The Complete University Guide website
Pharma use loophole to hike up the price of drugs – so why doesn’t the NHS stop it? 30/10/15

Pharma use loophole to hike up the price of drugs – so why doesn’t the NHS stop it?

We should be asking what a recent expose of drug price rises tells us about how health is being managed in the UK, argues Chris Ford.