Recently NHH had a wreath ceremony in memory of Thorolf Rafto and his work for human rights. Defense for Children International participated on behalf of Rafto Prize winner DCIP.
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Professor Caroline Flammer is NHH’s new Visiting Professor in Business and Human Rights. Flammer holds the Thorolf Rafto Memorial Lecture 5 September.
`It is a reminder of how lucky I am to be allowed to dedicate my days to working on important and exciting issues´, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen says.
On Monday 13 June 2022 Kasper Vagle will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
`With a future job in finance, this course is highly relevant´, says master's student Daniel Botten (25).
On Friday 10 December 2021 Shrey Nishchal will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Guttorm Schjelderup and Kristine Sævold: Nicolai Tangen's way to organize his fortune and business may be read as a classic, aggressive, tax planning structure. It is stirring that The central bank of Norway does not see that this is a possible perspective.
Sissel Jensen at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor at NHH. Ivar Kolstad at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law and Walter Pohl at the Department of Finance have also been promoted from associate professor to professor this spring.
Did you miss out on the NHH mini conference on financial secrecy 24 March? The conference was digital and you now can watch the video and listen to experts discussing if financial institutions are capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations.
Tax evasion, bribery and fraud can be part of apparently legitimate business. Are the financial institutions capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations?
The winner of NHH’s Research Dissemination Award 2020 is professor Tina Søreide.
Although former NHH student Jens Aas has yet to turn 30, he has already worked on sustainability on three different continents.
Gunnar S. Eskeland and Jens Sørlie Kværner: Finance is a game between people trying to fool each other, but finance is also an advanced machine that decides where the capital flows. The question is whether finance really can starve "sinful" activities on capital.
New guarantees are needed to enable us to carry the financial costs of the pandemic together, write Bertil Tungodden and Alexander W Cappelen.
Are the financial institutions capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations?
UBS whistle blower Bradley C. Birkenfeld, Director of Group Compliance Mirella Elisa Os Wassiluk (DNB) and NHH Professor Guttorm Schjelderup are speaking at an NHH conference on financial secrecy in March.
Mette Viddal Øi (25) works on preventing and uncovering money laundering. ‘Banks manage substantial assets and are responsible for making sure these assets are not used in a criminal capacity.
On Thursday 17 October 2019 Aija Rusina will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend her thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Politicians and CEO's helped NHH students during their home exam on digital border defence. Answers from, among others, the Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen helped them achieve an A.
Norway falls on the corruption index. ‘This shows that the Norwegian population’s confidence in the government has been reduced,’ says professor at NHH, Tina Søreide.
Petter Bjerksund and Trond M. Døskeland: By keeping the spending of oil money on todays level, we deceive the next generation of a third of the legacy. Spending should almost be halved.
Svein Tore Holsether, CEO of Yara, is keynote speaker at Thorolf Rafto Challenge. As the world´s leading fertilizer company he will talk about the human rights dilemmas Yara faces.
Key players in Norwegian shipping attended a seminar at NHH this week. Representatives from Grieg Star, Odfjell, DOF and Wilh.Wilhelmsen met experts in crime and governance.
– Firms with a high commitment to their sustainability purpose have a different organisational DNA, Ioannis Ioannou says. He and Idar Kreutzer are keynote speakers at FIBE 2017.
Giving military equipment to the police in the USA actually reduces crime, but not because of more weapons.
With its sanctions regime, the World Bank has sent a clear message to client governments and suppliers that it will not tolerate corruption. However, the sanctions regime at the same time runs counter to the World Bank’s own development agenda.
On Friday 16 September 2016 Mads Nordmo will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Society depends on individuals taking personal responsibility by whistleblowing. Unfortunately, many whistleblowers still pay far too high a price today, says NHH researcher Birthe Eriksen
On Monday 23 May 2016 Søren Wenstøp will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
Panama’s history as a tax haven is quite old. It goes all the way back to 1919, writes NHH professor Guttorm Schjelderup and SNF researcher Armando Pires in Foreign Affairs.
In the battle against corruption, it is important that economists do not let lawyers dominate entirely, Professor Tina Søreide means.
Do we listen to our heads or our hearts when investing? In an extensive field experiment involving 140,000 bank customers, two NHH researchers have investigated what motivates customers to invest in green funds.