Archive | March, 2008

Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index Released

The Linaburg-Maduell Transparency Index was developed at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute by Carl Linaburg and Michael Maduell. The Linaburg-Maduell transparency index is a method of rating transparency in respect to sovereign wealth funds. Pertaining to government-owned investment vehicles, where there have been concerns of unethical agendas, calls have been made to the larger “opaque” […]


IMF Board Endorses Work Agenda on Sovereign Funds

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Western Protectionism: Singapore to Act on Sovereign Wealth

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ADIA official joins Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) has appointed Simon Copleston as its first-ever general counsel. Copleston joined the bank from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) on 8 January to become the first lawyer to hold the post. The appointment is Copleston’s latest in-house position in the Middle East after leaving Olswang in January 2006 to […]


US Congress gauges reaction of other countries to rise of foreign government funds

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Transparency of Sovereign Investment

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