February 24, 2020

On December 19, 2019, a relatively unknown figure in Lebanon stepped to the podium at the
Presidential Palace just outside Beirut, his bookish and stoic demeanor contrasting with the
cheery Christmas decorations adorning the hall from which he was about to make his spe...

August 18, 2019

In recent decades, prevailing wisdom in corporate governance academia – and even the consumer marketplace – has urged the evolution of the corporation’s singular focus on profit maximization to a more integrated, citizen-like involvement in the broader social and polit...

October 23, 2016

Pictured: Downtown Beirut at Night

Long plagued by a weak central government and subject to sporadic bouts of political instability, it is no surprise that Lebanon was named one of the world’s worst places to start a business in the Doing Business 2016 report. The repor...

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