Monthly Archives: September 2006

Irish business: restoring its image

Lew Glucksman, former Chairman of Lehman Brothers and one of the towering figures of international business, who died recently in Ireland, spoke of the merits of a healthy tension between government and business that results in an effective legal and regulatory framework.  Too much regulation stifles enterprise, too little fosters friction, scandal and corruption.  Ireland could strengthen its international competitive position and the environment for enterprise by replacing outdated and redundant accretions of regulation and legislation within revised structures based on international best practice. A robust but simple framework that supports good business practice, while regulating unfair competition and penalising … Continue reading...