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Research

Z/Yen combines software, databases and analytics to craft advice based on measured data to help clients achieve their goals.
The table below provides a snapshot of Z/Yen's research showing the variety and depth of assignments we have worked on.

Title Author Year Publisher
The Global Financial Centres Index 22 Mark Yeandle 2017
Z/Yen Group and the China Development Institute (March 2017), 48 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 21 Mark Yeandle 2017
Z/Yen Group and the China Development Institute (March 2017), 48 pages.
A Wholesale Insurance Executive's Guide To Smart Contracts Michael Mainelli and Bernard Manson 2017
Z/Yen Group, Long Finance, and The London Market Group (January 2017), 16 pages.
The Missing Links In The Chains? Mutual Distributed Ledger (aka blockchain) Standards Michael Mainelli and Simon Mills 2016
States of Alderney, PwC, Cardano Foundation, Long Finance (November 2016), 74 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 20 Mark Yeandle 2016
Z/Yen Group and the China Development Institute (September 2016), 56 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 19 Mark Yeandle 2016
Z/Yen Group (April 2016).
The Global Financial Centres Index 18 Mark Yeandle 2015
Qatar Financial Centre Authority and Z/Yen Group (September 2015), 55 pages.
Promoting UK Cyber Prosperity: Public-Private Cyber-Catastrophe Reinsurance Michael Mainelli, Chiara von Gunten and Mark Duff 2015
Z/Yen Group, Long Finance, co-sponsored by APM Group (July 2015), 50 pages.
The Great Governance Debate - Towards A Good Governance Index for Listed Companies Institute of Directors in association with Cass Business School 2015
IoD (June 2015), 31 pages.
Financing the Transition: Sustainable Infrastructure in Cities Chiara von Gunten and Michael Mainelli 2015
Z/Yen Group and WWF, Long Finance (March 2015), 80 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 17 Mark Yeandle and Michael Mainelli 2015
Qatar Financial Centre Authority and Z/Yen Group, (March 2015), 52 pages.
Comparative Regulatory Environments - A Comparison Of Financial Services Regulation In Eight Jurisdictions Mark Yeandle 2015
Z/Yen Group and Toronto Financial Services Alliance (February 2015), 24 pages.
Chain Of A Lifetime: How Blockchain Technology Might Transform Personal Insurance Michael Mainelli and Chiara von Gunten 2014
Z/Yen Group, Long Finance (December 2014), 51 pages.
Maritime Financial Centres Mark Yeandle 2014
Z/Yen Group and Busan Metropolitan City (November 2014), 18 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 16 Mark Yeandle and Michael Mainelli 2014
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (September 2014), 52 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 15 Mark Yeandle and Nick Danev 2014
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (March 2014), 58 pages.
Backing Market Forces: How To Make Voluntary Standards Markets Work For Financial Services Regulation Michael Mainelli and Chiara von Gunten 2013
BSI, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and Long Finance, (November 2013), 72 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 14 Mark Yeandle and Nick Danev 2013
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (September 2013), 53 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 13 Mark Yeandle and Chiara von Gunten 2013
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (March 2013), 48 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 12 Mark Yeandle and Nick Danev 2012
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (September 2012), 48 pages.
Confidence Accounting: A Proposal Ian Harris, Michael Mainelli and Jan-Peter Onstwedder 2012
Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, Long Finance, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (July 2012), 66 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 11 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne and Nick Danev 2012
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (March 2012), 48 pages.
Capacity, Trade And Credit: Emerging Architectures For Commerce And Money Michael Mainelli, Stephanie Rochford and Chiara von Gunten 2011
City of London Corporation (December 2011), 203 pages.
Summary Findings - Capacity, Trade and Credit: Emerging Architectures for Commerce and Money Michael Mainelli, Stephanie Rochford and Chiara von Gunten 2011
City of London Corporation (December 2011), 21 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 10 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne and Nick Danev 2011
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (September 2011), 40 pages.
Prediction Market: A Study Of Future Country Interest And The Market Behavior Xueyi Jiang 2011
University College London (August 2011)
Jibbing At The GIB - At What Risk The Green Investment Bank? Michael Mainelli 2011
Financial World, IFS School of Finance (May 2011), page 8.
How Offshore Centres Fare In The Global Financial Centres Index Michael Mainelli and Mark Yeandle 2011
FSC Report, Campden Media (2011), pages 11-14.
Ethical Assessment Of New Technologies: A Meta-Methodology Ian Harris, Richard C. Jennings, David Pullinger, Simon Rogerson and Penny Duquenoy 2011
Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, Volume 9, Issue 1, Emerald Group Publishing, pages 49-64.
Finance, Biodiversity And Managed Ecosystems: Where's The Data? Chiara von Gunten and Dr Malcolm Cooper 2011
Natural Environment Research Council, Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network and Z/Yen Group
The Global Financial Centres Index 9 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne, Nick Danev 2011
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (March 2011), 40 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 8 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne, Nick Danev, Ben Morris and Richard Leeds 2010
Qatar Financial Centre Authority (October 2010), 40 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 7 Mark Yeandle, Michael Mainelli, Jeremy Horne, Nick Danev and Ben Morris 2010
City of London Corporation (March 2010), 38 pages.
Environmental, Ethical And Social Standards: Suitable Cases For The Governance Treatment Ian Harris 2009
University of Oxford, Said Business School, International Social Innovation Research Conference
The Global Financial Centres Index 6 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne, Nick Danev and Ben Morris 2009
City of London Corporation (September 2009), 30 pages.
Global Intellectual Property Index Report Taylor Wessing LLP 2009
Taylor Wessing LLP (May 2008)
The Global Financial Centres Index 5 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne, Nick Danev and Alexander Knapp 2009
City of London Corporation (March 2009), 52 pages.
Mergers And Collaborations Ian Harris 2009
CFDG Conference, London, England (3 February 2009)
Brave New World Or Grave New World Robert Pay 2009
Professional Marketing Forum Members North America, New York and Boston
Commercial Ethics: Process Or Outcome? Ian Harris 2008
Gresham College, London, England
Helping ICT Professionals To Assess Ethical Issues In New And Emerging Technologies Ian Harris, Richard Jennings, David Pullinger and Simon Rogerson, presented by Penny Duquenoy 2008
British Computer Society Ethics Forum (September 2008.
The Global Financial Centres Index 4 Mark Yeandle, Jeremy Horne and Nick Danev 2008
City of London Corporation (September 2008), 16 pages.
Global Intellectual Property Index Report Taylor Wessing LLP 2008
Taylor Wessing LLP
The Global Financial Centres Index 3 Mark Yeandle, Alexander Knapp, Michael Mainelli and Ian Harris 2008
City of London Corporation (March 2008), 74 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 2 Mark Yeandle, Michael Mainelli and Ian Harris 2007
City of London Corporation (September 2007), 78 pages.
The Global Financial Centres Index 1 Michael Mainelli and Mark Yeandle 2007
City of London Corporation (March 2007), 64 pages.
Best Execution Compliance New Techniques For Managing Compliance Risk Michael Mainelli and Mark Yeandle 2006
Journal of Risk Finance, Volume 7, Number 3, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pages 301-312.
Best Execution Compliance Automation, Towards An Equities Compliance Workstation Michael Mainelli and Mark Yeandle 2006
Journal of Risk Finance, Volume 7, Number 3, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pages 313-336.
Best Execution Compliance Automation Mark Yeandle 2006
Financial Services Research, Financial Services Research Limited, pages 80-82.
Evaluating Risk And Efficiency In Corporate Actions Processing At Major Investment Banks Jeremy Smith 2006
Financial Services Research, Financial Services Research Limited, pages 46-49.
Predicting The Effectiveness Of Grant-Making Ian Harris, Michael Mainelli, Peter Grant and Jenny Harrow 2006
Journal of Strategic Change, Volume 15, Number 2, John Wiley & Sons, pages 53-66.
Operational Performance Of Brokers - Asia Securities 2006 Jeremy Smith et al 2006
Operational Performance Of Brokers - European Securities 2006 Jeremy Smith et al 2006
Operational Performance Of Brokers - US Securities 2006 Jeremy Smith et al 2006
Operational Performance Of Clients - European Securities 2006 Jeremy Smith et al 2006
The Competitive Position Of London As A Global Financial Centre Mark Yeandle, Michael Mainelli and Adrian Berendt 2005
Corporation of London, 67 pages.
Using Predictive Techniques To Help Cope With Change Mary O'Callaghan 2005
Charity Accountants' Conference
Anti-Money Laundering Requirements: Costs Benefits And Perceptions Mark Yeandle, Michael Mainelli, Adrian Berendt and Brian Healy 2005
City Research Series, Corporation of London, 71 pages.
Forecasting & Achieving Sustainable Outcomes Ian Harris and Mary O'Callaghan 2005
Charity Accountants' Conference
Cost Per Trade Benchmark - FX & Money Markets 2005 2005
Cost Per Trade Benchmark - OTC Derivatives 2005 2005
Operational Performance Of Brokers - Asia Securities 2005 Jeremy Smith et al 2005
Operational Performance Of Brokers - European Securities 2005 Jeremy Smith et al 2005
Operational Performance Of Brokers - OTC Derivatives 2005 Jeremy Smith et al 2005
Operational Performance Of Brokers - US Securities 2005 Jeremy Smith et al 2005
Betting On The Future: Online Gambling Goes Mainstream Financial Michael Mainelli and Sam Dibb 2004
Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, Number 68, ISBN: 0-9545208-5-8, 34 pages.
Maximising Impact: Practical Tools For Allocating Scarce Charity Resources Mary O'Callaghan 2004
Charity Accountants' Conference
Maximum Impact Mary O'Callaghan, Michael Mainelli and Ian Harris 2004
The Charity Finance Journal, pages 28-29.
Building Value-Adding Communities in Not-for-Profits: Charities And Trade Associations Compared Ian Harris 2004
Institute of Fundraising Conference
Practical Tools For Building Community Relationships Mary O'Callaghan 2004
Charities Consortium IT Directors' Group
Toward A Prime Metric: Operational Risk Measurement And Activity-Based Costing Michael Mainelli 2004
Operational Risk (A Special Edition of The RMA Journal), The Risk Management Association, pages 34-40.
Bracing For Zero Marginal Competitive Cost: Investment Banking Restructures Michael Mainelli 2004
Balance Sheet, The Michael Mainelli Column, Volume 12, Number 3, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pages 48-51.
Cost Per Trade Benchmark - OTC Derivatives 2004 2004
Operational Performance Of Brokers - Asia Securities 2004 Jeremy Smith et al 2004
Operational Performance Of Brokers - European Securities 2004 Jeremy Smith et al 2004
Operational Performance Of Brokers - OTC Derivatives 2004 Jeremy Smith et al 2004
Operational Performance Of Brokers - Treasury Products - 2004 Jeremy Smith et al 2004
Operational Performance Of Brokers - US Securities 2004 Jeremy Smith et al 2004
Cost Of Processing FX Transactions Giles Wright and Michael Mainelli 2004
British Bankers' Association
All Or Nothing: Product Control Goes Global Or Local Michael Mainelli 2004
Balance Sheet, The Michael Mainelli Column, Volume 12, Number 4, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pages 42-44.
Ethical Volatility: How CSR Ratings And Returns Might Be Changing The World Of Risk Michael Mainelli 2004
Balance Sheet, The Michael Mainelli Column, Volume 12, Number 1, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pages 42-45.
Operational Performance Of Brokers - Equities and Fixed Income - Europe Jeremy Smith et al 2004
Competitive Cost Benchmarking Survey: FX & Money Markets 2003 Jeremy Smith and Giles Wright 2003
Voluntary And Community Sector Insurance Benchmark 2003
Risk Management Club For The VCS Feasibility - Management Summary Ian Harris, Stephen Martin, Michael Mainelli, Laura Wright 2003
Risk Management Club For The VCS – Feasibility - Management Summary Ian Harris, Stephen Martin, Michael Mainelli and Laura Wright 2003
The Auditor's Cross Subsidy (Statistical Modelling Of Audit Prices) Michael Mainelli, Ian Harris and Alan Helmore-Simpson 2003
Strategic Planning Society E-Newsletter, Article 1. (also published as Anti-dumping Measures & Inflation Accounting: Calculating the Non-Audit Subsidy, www.mondaq.com)
Why Bother To Be Better? Strategically Stagnant Personal Current Accounts Stephen Martin and Michael Mainelli 2003
Journal of Strategic Change, Volume 12, Number 4, John Wiley & Sons, pages 209-221.
Research Into Optimising The Use Of Experts 2003
Sales & Marketing Budget Benchmark 2003 2003
The Wireless Security Survey of London 2003
Spend For Glory Or Reserve Wastefully: Asymmetric Gain And Loss Recognition Anthony Hene and Michael Mainelli 2003
Charity Finance, pages 28-30.
Operational Performance Of Brokers - European Securities 2003 Jeremy Smith et al 2003
Operational Performance Of Brokers - US Securities 2003 Jeremy Smith et al 2003
Institutional Investment And Trading In UK Smaller Quoted Companies Fiona Buxton, Michael Mainelli, Robert Pay, Professor David Storey, Stephen Wells 2002
The Quoted Companies Alliance, 54 pages.
Competitive Cost Benchmarking Survey: Equity And Debt Products 2002 Jeremy Smith and Giles Wright 2002
Elevating Testing To The Boardroom Stephen Martin 2002
ICSTEST UK
When It Pays To Put A Value On Certainty Michael Mainelli and Rakesh Shah 2002
Facilities Management, Volume 9, Number 11, Butterworths Tolley, pages 24-25.
What Is The Best Way To Communicate, Marketing In An Economic Downturn Stephen Martin 2002
CSSA
Organisational Investments In Network Infrastructure Stephen Martin 2002
CRN Foundation Event
Because Customers Change As They Learn, Companies Must Change How They Supply Stephen Martin 2002
Cost Per Trade Benchmark - Equity & Debt 2002 2002
Focus On The Influencers: Based Upon Research Into Decision Making And Change Stephen Martin 2002
Sales Process: What Will Make the Most Difference To Your Sales? Stephen Martin 2002
What About the Internet: Some Thoughts On The Internet And The Market Trends Stephen Martin 2002
What is the Best Way to Communicate: Based on Original Research and Analysis Stephen Martin 2002
Enterprise Risk/Reward Management Michael Mainelli 2002
UK Asset and Liability Management Association
Cost Per Trade Benchmark - FX & Money Markets 2002 2002
Great Mistakes In Technology Commercialisation Kevin Parker and Michael Mainelli 2001
Journal of Strategic Change, Volume 10, Number 7, John Wiley & Sons, pages 383-390.
FM Risk/Reward Analysis Models Michael Mainelli 2001
Adding Value: The FM Equation, RICS Facilities Management Faculty
Can Banks Really Reduce Their Processing Costs? Jeremy Smith 2001
Driving Down the Cost of Investment Banking, CSFI
Enterprise Risk/Reward Management In Property Michael Mainelli 2001
The Property Forum
Z/Yen Voluntary Sector Benchmarking Survey 2001
Applying Risk/Reward Options To High Technology Company Valuation Michael Mainelli, 2001
Best Practice Valuation for High Technology Companies, SMI
Planning And Implementing Your E-Commerce System Workbook 2001
Information Technology Governance In The Not-For-Profit Sector: An ICSA Best Practice Guide Ian Harris, Michael Mainelli and Sarah-Jane Critchley 2001
ICSA Publishing, ISBN:1901498123, 48 pages.
Internet Based Finance And Investment Games 2000
Information Technology Michael Mainelli and Ian Harris 2000
The Charities Manual, Chapter 16, ICSA Publishing, pages 16/3-16/42.
OTC Derivative Processing 1999
Military Minds Train On Financial Targets Michael Mainelli and Martin Dooney 1997
Investment & Pensions Europe, IPE International Publishers Ltd, page 14.
Save It For A Rainy Day: Setting Charity Reserve Levels Michael Mainelli, Ian Harris and David Highton 1996
NGO Finance, pages 62-65.
Assets In Wonderland Ian Harris 1996
Berkely Morgan Money Matters
A Study Of Strategic Practice Michael Mainelli 1992
BDO Consulting, Updated and Re-Issued 2000, 2005 by Z/Yen Limited
Vision Into Action: A Study Of Corporate Culture Michael Mainelli 1992
Journal of Strategic Change, Volume 1, John Wiley & Sons, pages 189-201.