Two senior in-house counsel sit back in their leather
meeting-room chairs, considering what the biggest trends will
be next year. With our annual predictions for the year ahead
due in January, I'm curious to hear what their outlook is. It
turns out to be almost as gloomy as the grey, wet weather out
of the top-floor window. One reason is pessimism over Islamic
Many in the banking community had seen some kind of economic
downturn coming – money was too free,...