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  1. April 9, 2014

    Banks sue Olympus for $273m over accounting fraud

    Olympus Corp has been hit with the biggest lawsuit stemming from its two-decade long accounting fraud, when banks joined...

  2. FT Alphaville

    March 12, 2014

    Overshooting and the Fed

    This post by the FT’s US economics editor Robin Harding is cross-published from FT Money Supply. I think people are...

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  1. Special Report: Boldness in Business 2012

    Seven success stories are honoured in this year’s awards...
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  1. Money Supply

    March 12, 2014

    Overshooting and the Fed

    I think people are confusing two separate questions in the recent debate about wage rises and spare capacity in the US...

  2. February 24, 2014

    Honda to appoint first woman board member

    Honda is set to appoint its first female board member this year in a sign that Japan’s third-biggest carmaker is joining its...

  3. February 23, 2014

    Auditors blow whistle on inadequate procedures for reporting crises

    Up to a third of employers have inadequate whistleblowing procedures, threatening their ability to prevent future corporate...

  4. FT Alphaville

    September 13, 2013

    Woodford and the QE tradeoffs, revisited

    Matt Klein gets in touch with Michael Woodford — macro theorist of world renown, author of a timely monetarist-cheering...

  5. FT Alphaville

    September 12, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Why Michael Woodford thinks the Fed should taper. - More money than Thor (on the Norwegian SWF). -...

  6. September 4, 2013

    Better to offshore, than to crash out

    British manufacturers often serve the UK best by relocating chunks of their operations overseas. Inventor James Dyson was...

  7. FT Alphaville

    September 4, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Paul, on why UK bank mis-selling of swaps is more complicated than you think. In a...

  8. September 4, 2013

    Olympus faces SFO prosecution

    Olympus is to be prosecuted by the UK anti-fraud agency in the first international charges levelled at the Japanese...

  9. Money Supply

    August 23, 2013

    Jackson Hole 2013 – A high unemployment equilibrium?

    For the last three years, there has been no breakfast for journalists on the opening day of Jackson Hole, while we write up...

  10. FT Alphaville

    August 22, 2013

    What to expect from Jackson Hole

    tl;dr –> possibly not much, though the conference has sprung surprises before and there’s an interesting paper being...

  11. Money Supply

    August 21, 2013

    Jackson Hole 2013 - Missing some central bank chiefs

    Not Bernanke Jackson Hole, the nearest thing on the central banking calendar to Davos, is upon us again, with some of the...

  12. July 3, 2013

    Olympus ex-chairman gets suspended sentence

    Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, the disgraced former chairman of Olympus, and two other former executives received suspended sentences on...

  13. June 21, 2013

    Unwinding the world’s biggest economic experiment

    On Wednesday, the chairman of the Federal Reserve announced that the greatest experiment in the history of central banking...

  14. June 5, 2013

    ‘Whistleblowing almost killed me’

    Being a whistleblower changed the life of Paul Moore, former group head of regulatory risk at HBOS, the banking group – but,...

  15. March 27, 2013

    Body hunts ways to ease whistleblowing

    The whistleblowing chief executive of Olympus and the dean of St Paul’s Cathedral are helping lead a new independent...

  16. January 27, 2013

    Economic policy revived on the internet

    In 2006, rock band the Arctic Monkeys smashed the record for the fastest-selling debut album in the UK without the help of...

  17. December 20, 2012

    Ex-banker charged in US for Olympus fraud

    A former Taiwanese banker has been arrested and charged in the US for allegedly helping Olympus conceal a $1.7bn accounting...

  18. December 14, 2012

    This time Japan has a yen for change

    I don’t remember ever having to wait anywhere for a taxi in Japan. When I lived in Tokyo in the 1990s all you had to do was...

  19. November 28, 2012

    A gaijin blows the whistle

    When Michael Woodford last year became president of Olympus, the Japanese optical equipment maker, he told his secretary...

  20. Gavyn Davies

    October 3, 2012

    Professor Woodford and the Fed

    Professor Michael Woodford of Columbia University is an extremely renowned macro-economist, and rightly so, but only...

  21. FT Alphaville

    September 17, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP FT markets round-up: “Global stock markets and commodities struggled to extend last week’s rally in the aftermath...

  22. FT Alphaville

    September 14, 2012

    The day after: lingering thoughts and questions about QE3

    What an intriguing day for monetary policy. Others have rightly noted that this is a step towards the recommendations of...

  23. FT Alphaville

    September 5, 2012

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Michael Woodford is actually in an NGDP strategy space hole. - Also Sprach Analyst ups the ante...

  24. Gavyn Davies

    September 2, 2012

    US monetary policy at an important turning point

    Market reactions to Ben Bernanke’s Jackson Hole speech have generally viewed it as slightly more dovish than expected,...

  25. Money Supply

    August 31, 2012

    Jackson Hole Paper 3 - Woodford on the Zero Lower Bound

    This should be interesting. Michael Woodford – probably the world’s pre-eminent monetary policy theorist – is delivering his...

  26. June 6, 2012

    Sayonara decline! Japan is globetrotting again

    Michael Woodford of Olympus. Sir Howard Stringer of Sony. Craig Naylor of Nippon Sheet Glass. The cavalcade of foreign...

  27. May 29, 2012

    Olympus settles with ex-chief Woodford

    Michael Woodford, the former Olympus chief executive, has reached an out-of-court settlement with the Japanese company for...

  28. May 28, 2012

    Olympus expected to settle with Woodford

    Olympus is expected to reach a £10m settlement with its former chief executive, Michael Woodford, who was summarily fired...

  29. May 27, 2012

    Ex-Olympus chief seeks $60m compensation

    Michael Woodford, the whistleblowing ex-chief executive of Olympus, will seek up to $60m of compensation from his former...

  30. April 29, 2012

    Foreign CEOs face challenges in Japan

    When Craig Naylor, the American chief executive of Nippon Sheet Glass, suddenly resigned this month after less than two...

  31. April 24, 2012

    Olympus misses out on restorative surgery

    Just days after reporting on an extraordinary meeting at scandal-hit Olympus, I found myself tangling with one of the...

  32. April 22, 2012

    Nippon Sheet Glass: communication, please

    Japanese company sacks foreign boss citing strategic disagreements. Investors have heard it before – and it didn’t turn out...

  33. April 20, 2012

    Olympus defies critics with new board

    Olympus has won shareholder approval for a new board line-up despite fierce objections from its whistleblowing former chief...

  34. FT Alphaville

    April 20, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Microsoft’s quarterly results were better than expected due to firmer PC sales, reports Reuters. However its earnings were...

  35. April 19, 2012

    Former Olympus chief warns on governance

    The former chief executive of Olympus, who blew the whistle on the company’s accounting fraud, said the corporate culture...

  36. April 18, 2012

    Nippon Glass’s American chief resigns

    The American chief executive of Nippon Sheet Glass has resigned after less than two years in the role, in the latest example...

  37. March 20, 2012

    What the judges said

    Person of the year: Michael Woodford If there was one person who captured the spirit of boldness in business in 2011, it was...

  38. March 20, 2012

    Unlikely hero

    Last spring the Japanese highway authority received an unusual letter from Michael Woodford, a 50-year-old Briton who had...

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