In my opinion

In My Opinion

The importance of customer due diligence

The importance of customer due diligence

Olivia Dakeyne, a manager in the Themis Think Tank writes that many firms see customer due diligence (CDD) - the process of understanding who your customers are and the nature of their business - as a burdensome regulatory requirement, but, she says, it is vital as so much more than a compliance exercise. 

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Identifying Gulf markets set to benefit from energy price rises

Identifying Gulf markets set to benefit from energy price rises

Commenting on energy price increases from the perspective of investing in the Gulf, Jubin Jose, manager of London-listed Gulf Investment Fund plc, writes that with the UK and much of Europe facing gas supply worries and surging energy prices as geo-political brinksmanship in Ukraine continues, which markets are set to benefit from this uneasy outlook?