Each week, we’ll delve into the recent reading lists of finance professionals around the world.
This week, we hear from Mike Gray, FCMA, CGMA, the managing director of CFO Centre, a provider of part-time CFO services in Africa and Indian Ocean islands. Here’s a sampling of content that has recently caught his attention:
- “Amazon Has Big Plans to Disrupt the Payments Industry”: Gray liked this article’s discussion of “disruptive strategies that are changing the face of retail and how we do business together.”
- “ConsenSys, Nation of Mauritius in Talks to Create ‘Ethereum Island’”: The article details plans to create a hub for blockchain technology in Gray’s region. He enjoyed learning more about the potential for blockchain to change commerce globally.
- “These Five Countries Are Conduits for the World’s Biggest Tax Havens”: New research sheds light on global tax strategies of companies, and the countries they often look to for tax loopholes.
- “Trade Winds Shifting”: New patterns have caused disruption in global trade, according to this article in Global Finance magazine, which details reasons for optimism and potential threats to global economic growth.