Middle East: Accad wakes up ABK

Middle East: Accad wakes up ABK

Two years into what he says will be the last job of his career, ABK’s chief executive Michel Accad has already taken the bank from a domestic to a regional player and begun much-needed modernization.

Banking moves to PaaS

Banking moves to PaaS

So far bankers have considered platform as a service (PaaS) mainly as a way to free their own software developers from the constraints of relying on scarce in-house IT resources.

1MDB: The wolves of Kuala Lumpur

1MDB: The wolves of Kuala Lumpur

Does life imitate art, or art life? This is one of the deeper questions to arise from the ever-expanding 1MDB scandal in Malaysia, where in late July the US Department of Justice moved to seize $1 billion in assets as part of its anti-money laundering investigation into the sovereign fund.