The Bitcoin Crisis: Volatility and Ongoing Reputation Issues

Posted on 31 January 2018

Bitcoin has struggled through multiple reputation setbacks since its introduction in 2009, and 2018 isn’t shaping up to be much better. Last year, Bitcoin’s value rose steadily through November, reaching an all-time high of around $19,000 USD in December 2017, but since then it has fluctuated widely with a marked fifty percent drop in January 2018. Some digital currency experts have pointed out that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies saw a similar decline in January of 2017, ...

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Five Important Tips to Avoid Reputation Damage Through the Family Office

Posted on 08 January 2018

Family offices pose a serious and often unrecognised reputation risk for high net worth families. Family fortunes rarely survive past the third generation, and while financial loss is sometimes the result of poor investment decisions, more often than not non-investment risks are also a significant factor. Non-investment risk is commonly associated with family members themselves; disputes, divorces and scandals can all threaten a family’s good name. However, many wealthy ...

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