Not too long ago, Jamie Dimon likened the bitcoin craze to tulip mania. The exact words he used “It’s worse than tulip bulbs. It won’t end well. Someone is going

October 29, 2017

I started my journey into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with much initial doubt and scepticism. As a traditional finance folk, I couldn’t really grasp the concept of bitcoin. After all,

September 07, 2017

Over the years, investors, auditors, accountants, standard-setters have discussed and deliberated on issues regarding presentation of financial information in the financial statements. Much has been argued about how quality of

September 03, 2017
FinTech, People

A Former DCM Banker and his views on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Just recently, my partner wrote an article on Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and ICO: the digital age or another digital bubble

August 24, 2017

Every Christmas, my friends and I will come together to share and update one another on our lives. We always have one filthy-rich friend who will dominate the conversation with

January 10, 2017

The 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC), which saw the collapse of Lehman Brothers, almost bringing down the world’s financial system, was considered by most economists to be the worst recession

December 06, 2016

Recently, I had a discussion with my company’s auditors regarding the issue of deferred tax in IAS 12, and I learn one important thing. As the company’s accountant, it is always

November 29, 2016
Accounting, Finance

Other than being a finance and accounting geek, I am also an Excel geek. Although I havn’t reached God-like status like some Excel masters who can use Excel without a

November 16, 2016

Revenue is a top-line metric that is one of the most crucial accounts for budgeting, business planning and making investment decisions. For years, companies under US GAAP and IFRS recognize

November 10, 2016

“183 bank accounts, 5 currencies, 30 entities! Where is all the cash in my company?” This is a perennial challenge faced by treasurers all the time. In fact, I just

November 03, 2016