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Christina Philippou

Christina Philippou

Principal Lecturer, Accounting and Financial Management, University of Portsmouth
Christina is a Principal Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management at the University of Portsmouth.

Christina qualified as a Chartered Accountant, undertaking audits across a variety of business sectors, preparing financial statements, performing due diligence work and providing business services to SMEs. She then spent 8 years working as a forensic accountant for a Big Four firm in London, including disputes and expert witness work; fraud, insider trading, bribery, and corruption investigations; regulatory and US sanctions compliance work; and AML, compliance, and fraud risk reviews. Christina has also been a member of accounting training teams, including acting as a financial expert for advocacy training for the Inner Temple.

Her research is in the areas of forensic accounting, anti-corruption, and corporate governance in sport.

British netball wants to turn professional, but there are risks in making money the goal

Jul 04, 2024 06:27 am UTC| Sports

There was some football on over the same weekend, and a music festival too. But despite the distractions of the Euros and Glastonbury, on June 29 2024, 8,000 British netball fans watched Loughborough Lightning successfully...

Why American investors are pouring money into European football

Jun 05, 2024 04:41 am UTC| Insights & Views Investing Sports

Internazionale Milano (Inter Milan) were crowned champions of this years Serie A, the top flight of Italian football, on April 22. A month later, they were back in the news having been taken over by US investment firm...

Premier League transfer spending has plummeted in January 2024 – an expert explains why belts have been tightened

Feb 05, 2024 07:16 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Premier League transfer windows can be a noisy affair, with vast amounts of money being thrown around, as deals are made and players bought and sold. The summer of 2023 reached a record spend of 2.36 billion, straight...

English football is ready for a rule change when it comes to financial management

Nov 13, 2023 12:04 pm UTC| Sports

Football fans are frequently involved in heated arguments over the rules of the game. Soon it will be the turn of elected politicians to debate new regulations which govern how the sport in England will be run. On...

Rugby union's financial crisis: why the sport's model is 'broken'

Oct 21, 2022 06:19 am UTC| Sports

As athletes, rugby union players are notoriously robust. But in England, the finances behind the sport are looking far from healthy. In the space of a few weeks, two of its most famous club teams, Worcester (founded 1871)...

How women's football can avoid being corrupted when more money comes its way

Aug 06, 2022 10:18 am UTC| Sports

The success of England at the Womens Euros has increased interest in womens football to unprecedented levels, with record-breaking viewing and attendance figures and an increase in Womens Super League (WSL) season-ticket...

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Economy

Russia Poised for Aggressive 200 Basis Points Rate Hike to Tame Inflation

Russias central bank is set to raise its key interest rate by 200 basis points to 18% on July 26, according to a Reuters poll. The move aims to combat soaring inflation, currently at 9.2%, and cool the overheated...

China Cuts Key Interest Rates to Boost Economy After Disappointing Party Meeting

Chinas central bank has cut key interest rates to support the economy after a major Communist Party meeting disappointed investors by not announcing short-term stimulus measures. The rate cuts aim to bolster borrowing and...

Joe Biden Withdraws from Election, Asian Stocks Dip Despite China’s Rate Cut

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Donald Trump's Tariff Threat Looms: China Faces Economic Decoupling Fears

As former President Donald Trump eyes a second term, Chinas economy braces for potential turmoil with new, severe trade tariffs anticipated. Analysts predict significant GDP declines and a dramatic decoupling from the U.S....

Politics

Kamala Harris’ Direct Approach on Abortion Poised to Influence 2024 Congressional and White House Races

With President Joe Biden stepping aside from the 2024 presidential race, Vice President Kamala Harris has taken the helm, bringing a forthright stance on abortion rights that Democrats hope will resonate with voters....

Hillary Clinton Champions Kamala Harris, Predicts She Will 'Prosecute A Compelling Case' Against Donald Trump

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Science

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SpaceX's New EVA Spacesuits Pass Testing for Historic Commercial Spacewalk

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NASA and SpaceX Reveal $843M Plan to Deorbit ISS Safely in 2031

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SpaceX Reveals Cause of Falcon 9 Anomaly After Engine Failure and RUD Incident

SpaceX announced a liquid oxygen leak caused the Falcon 9s second-stage engine failure, resulting in a RUD. Despite the anomaly, the second stage was passivated successfully. SpaceX Identifies Liquid Oxygen Leak as...

Technology

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Musk's Poll: Should Tesla Invest $5 Billion in xAI? Early Votes Show Strong Support

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has launched a poll asking if Tesla should invest $5 billion in his AI company, xAI, with early results favoring the proposal. Musk Characterized the Poll as an Experiment Elon Musk, CEO of...

Tesla Triples Cybertruck Production, Aims for 2025 Profitability

Tesla has announced a tripling of Cybertruck production rates, with a target of profitability by 2025. Tripled Cybertruck Production to Drive Profitability As part of its Shareholder Deck for Q2 2024, Tesla revised...
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