The Espírito Santo family were the Rockefellers of Portugal, until the collapse of their business empire threatened to bring down the country’s economy. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife outlines transparency laws that would act as preventative measures against potential wrongdoing and alert governments about the financial state of companies, like Banco Espírito Santo, that are crucial to a country’s economic stability.
Research Article|September 01 2016
Out of Luck: The Fall of Banco Espírito Santo
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107-111.
Khadija Sharife; Out of Luck: The Fall of Banco Espírito Santo. World Policy Journal 1 September 2016; 33 (3): 107–111. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3713077
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