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PwC: What are the major obstacles industrial manufacturers face in implementing digital initiatives?

The primary barrier to implementing digital initiatives is a lack of properly skilled teams, which was cited by 26% of the industrial manufacturing respondents in our latest Digital IQ® study. Other key barriers (each cited by 22% of industrial manufacturing respondents) to achieving expected results from current digital technology investments include ineffective project management, inflexible or slow processes, and poor integration of new and existing technologies.

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BTG Pactual é o melhor Banco de Investimento em Brasil, Chile e Colômbia

O BTG Pactual foi eleito o melhor Banco de Investimento no Brasil, no Chile e na Colômbia ao conquistar o Banking Awards 2017 em cada um desses países. Esses prêmios colocaram o Banco como o principal destaque da América Latina no Banking Guide 2017, publicação que reúne as maiores instituições financeiras mundiais. O prêmio é organizado pela reconhecida revista britânica World Finance.

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Delta certified as a 'Great Place to Work' for second straight year

Delta was certified once again as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work. The airline earned this credential for a second straight year based on extensive ratings provided by Delta employees in anonymous surveys.

The survey, sent to a random selection of Delta's more than 80,000 people worldwide, was anchored by 90 percent of respondents saying Delta overall is a great place to work. The analysis also shows 95 percent of employees are proud to tell others they work for Delta and 97 percent say they have pride in the work Delta accomplishes.

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BTG Pactual: VIII Latam CEO Conference reúne investidores e empresas globais em NY

O Banco organizou e liderou em Nova York, nos Estados Unidos, o BTG Pactual VIII Latin American CEO Conference. A oitava edição do evento reuniu cerca de 130 empresas, representadas por seus principais executivos, e 900 participantes, que discutiram as principais oportunidades de investimento na América Latina. Ao todo, foram realizadas 1.916 reuniões entre grandes empresas, clientes e investidores.

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BNY Mellon named winner of the NOVA Award for Innovation in Technology for its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) program

BNY Mellon announced today that it has been named winner of the NOVA Award for Innovation in Technology for its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) program. NOVA Awards, sponsored by NICSA, recognize excellence in innovation and leadership within the asset management industry.

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Petrobras speeds up plans to sell petrol station business

Petrobras, Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, is speeding up plans for what is expected to be one of the country’s biggest privatisations, the listing of its petrol station business, to take advantage of favourable market conditions.

Pedro Parente, chief executive of Petrobras, said he could not confirm market expectations for an initial public offering by the final quarter of this year or that the deal would value the company at between R$30bn ($9.5bn) to R$40bn.

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Steven Kobre And Michael Kim, On Technology, Strategy, Luck, And Running A Firm Like A Business

From its humble roots in a partner’s apartment kitchen, in just 14 years Kobre & Kim has expanded into nine offices with more than 100 attorneys. And by focusing exclusively on disputes and investigations while avoiding repeat clients to remain "conflict-free," the firm has become one of the go-to high-stakes international litigation boutiques on the market - particularly in the role of special counsel when other firms find themselves in conflict situations.

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King & Spalding’s Chicago Office Expands Litigation and Investigations Expertise with Addition of Two Partners Including Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Collins

King & Spalding today announced that white collar and civil litigators Patrick Collins and Jade Lambert have joined as partners in the firm’s Chicago office. Collins and Lambert join Zach Fardon, recent U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, to expand the firm’s Chicago office, which is located in the West Loop at the new Riverpoint Building at 444 West Lake Street.

Patrick Collins

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PwC: Global entertainment and media outlook 2017-2021

Now in its 18th year, PwC’s Global entertainment and media outlook tackles fundamental questions backed by our data and insights. The annual US launch event features conversations with industry trailblazers aimed at bringing the patterns and themes found in the Outlook to life.

Featuring talks with:

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United Airlines Named Airline of the Year by the International Flight Services Association

This week, at the International Flight Services Association (IFSA) Compass Awards, United Airlines was named the 2017 Airline of the Year in recognition of its United Polaris business class experience. The IFSA, a global professional association serving the needs and interests of airline and railway personnel, bestow Compass Awards to celebrate creativity, innovation and excellence within the industry. This award honored United's efforts to provide customers with a dramatically-redesigned, luxurious, sleep-enhancing experience from lounge to landing.

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