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September 2019

by Sarah Shaar
Illustration by Ivan Debs

EDITORIAL

A plane in the sky


LEADERS

Lebanese investors must stay alert to opportunities

Ignore biased narratives

Lebanon needs a long-term solution for its waste crisis

Still a mess

SPECIAL REPORT

Asset management in Lebanon

Rituals of wealth

Reinvention of Lebanese equities and the coming capital market

Between a rock and a hard place

Questioning Lebanese real estate as an investment proposition

Education for a new economy

Currencies, bonds, gold, and emerging assets

To not get fooled

The opportunity of peer-to-peer lending in Lebanon

Using fintech to unlock SME financing

BOOK REVIEW

Book review: Aftermath, Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos

American apocalypses for all seasons

BANKING & FINANCE

New ABL chair talks adjustments to state budgets and his views on banking

Shock absorbant and shatterproof

ECONOMICS & POLICY

Lebanon’s struggle to implement a coherent waste management strategy

Sort it out

Lebanon releases the 2019 citizen budget

A cornerstone for transparency and citizen management

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Profiles of two facilities management companies in Lebanon

Operating behind the scenes

VCs call for more updates to regulations and legislation to attract foreign investment

Still missing pieces

LAST WORD

The dangers of e-waste disposal in Lebanon

Part of a global crisis