Tag Archives: reputation

Friends in low places

For my sins, I start every working day with a trawl of the latest money laundering stories.  As I scan them, I am doing mental triage: Really significant developments go onto the Newsroom page of my website Those, and other … Continue reading

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What remains is bestial

Born in 1966, I was taught as a toddler to recite my name and address and instructed most strictly that, should I ever be lost, I was to repeat this vital information to a policeman or in a bank.  Yes: … Continue reading

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A good reputation is more valuable than money

So said Publilius Syrus, a writer of maxims in the first century BC.  And recently it seems that the two concepts have become even more closely linked, as I have noticed a flurry of cases where political and commercial rivals … Continue reading

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