International Focus

Prof. Janssens lecture: The potential global consequences of the 2016 U.S. presidential election

Prof. Janssens lecture: The potential global consequences of the 2016 U.S. presidential election

On the day before the U.S. presidential election, there are still plenty of unknowns concerning the foreign policies of Democratic and Republican candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — a fact that can be troubling for Europeans. This lack of clear foreign policy is one of many questions that Professor Ruud Janssens will raise during a lecture tonight, 7 November, the eve of Election Day.

Ex-Enron CFO Andrew Fastow calls for “tenth man” in the boardroom

Ex-Enron CFO Andrew Fastow calls for “tenth man” in the boardroom

The dissenting voice of the “tenth man” in the boardroom could potentially curb unethical behaviour in business, former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow said to a group of students, professors and businesspeople on 18 May during his lecture ”Rules versus Principles,” organised by RSM Nederland and in cooperation with the Maastricht University (UM) School of Business and Economics (SBE).

Silicon Valley: The new welfare state? A lecture by Evgeny Morozov

Silicon Valley: The new welfare state? A lecture by Evgeny Morozov

Today, technology companies promise us a seemingly genuine path towards social mobility. So they are more than happy to provide the public with free services in exchange for our data. But what are the moral, political, and social consequences of accepting this free bargain? And why are our existing governments so eager to go along with Silicon Valley’s plans? Evgeny Morozov addressed these issues this week in his Studium Generale lecture, which can you watch here.

Diana Leng of KS Drilling on creating value during turbulent economies

Diana Leng of KS Drilling on creating value during turbulent economies

Diana Leng oversees group finance & treasury, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance related activities. A CFO with international perspective and experience in the development and implementation of business strategies, corporate planning, banking and finance. Ms Leng is an alumnus of Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) and holds a Master of Science in International Business.
 
She is a member of the SBE International Advisory Board.