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The Need for a Smaller State Sector

By Padraig O’Hannelly. In his report on Libya’s banking sector, published yesterday by the Legatum Institute, Brehon Advisory‘s Mark Dempsey points to, among other things, the need to create employment opportunities in the private sector. At least 150,000 new jobs are required each year for the next five years, in addition to the 860,000 jobs […]

New Report: Reforming Libya’s Financial Sector

In a new ‘Transitions Forum‘ paper for the Legatum Institute, in partnership with Brehon Advisory, author Mark Dempsey outlines the current state of the financial sector in Libya and makes recommendations for how the situation can be improved. A functioning private banking sector is crucial to the economic growth of states in transition. In this […]

Old Attitudes to the Private Sector Must Change

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Last week I had the pleasure of attending an excellent panel discussion hosted by the Legatum Institute in London. Addressing the topic of Reforming Libya’s Financial Sector, and the Politics That Go With It, were banker Mark Dempsey, of Brehon Advisory, former Libyan Health Minster, Dr Fatima Hamroush, and Mary Fitzgerald, Foreign […]

Panel Discussion: Reforming Libya’s Financial Sector

To mark the launch of its latest ‘Transitions Forum’ paper on “Libya in Transition: Reforming the financial sector to spur economic growth”, the Legatum Institute, in partnership with Brehon Advisory, hosted a livestreamed panel discussion on ‘Reforming Libya’s Financial Sector, and the Politics That Go With It‘. Panellists included Mark Dempsey (Director, Brehon Advisory and […]