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Beware Fool’s Gold — and Shari’a Finance

By Alyssa A.Lappen FrontPageMagazine | Jan 21, 2008 The very expectations of glittering shari’a finance (Islamic banking) profits hypnotize financial institutions, securities exchanges, and banks–and there are few regulatory or monitoring protections against abuses. So why did United Arab Emirates … Continue reading

Terror’s financiers

U.S. oversight needs to improve By Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen Washington Times | Jan. 17, 2008 The antiquated Securities and Exchange Commission’s computer system prevents investigators from safeguarding U.S. market integrity. “It’s like working with one hand tied … Continue reading