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02/08/17 net2phone’s Hosted PBX Service Now Includes Unlimited Calling to Brazil

net2phone, a cloud-based communications services provider, has enhanced its popular Hosted PBX business service by offering its U.S. customers unlimited calling to landlines in Brazil. net2phone’s Hosted PBX offering serves small...

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02/07/17 Baker & McKenzie: India's M&A Market Set to Boom Over Next Three Years; Indian Influence in Asia Pacific Predicted to Grow

Baker McKenzie unveils latest India research: Domestic and inbound M&A activities set to peak in 2019 after picking up in 2017/18.The flurry of domestic IPO activity in India is likely to continue in 2017 and beyond. Business...

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02/07/17 ACL Marketing: The NYLON Project

The NYLON Project: aiding the homeless in New York City through fashion + beauty brands on influencers & celebrities via a #ItCanBeYou viral campaign. JOIN US on February 7th, 2017, as we officially launch the project with...

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02/03/17 President and CEO of AIG China Honored with Magnolia Gold Award

Digital screens throughout the city of Shanghai recently displayed the faces of several international figures recognized by the city with the Magnolia Gold Awards – named after Shanghai’s official flower. Eric Zheng, President...

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02/03/17 Capalino+Company: NYC Land Use Bulletin: Governor Cuomo Announces New 421-a “Affordable Housing NY Program” Legislation

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he will advance new legislation to create the “Affordable New York” housing program after the Real Estate Board of New York and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York...

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01/31/17 American Airlines Returns to Unit Revenue Growth, Thanks to Brazil

Last week, American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) officially became the first of the U.S. legacy carriers to return to unit revenue growth. The company reported that revenue per available seat mile (RASM) increased 1.3% year over year in...

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01/31/17 PwC: 81% of consumers are aware of smart homes, but only 26% want one

A new survey found that 81 percent of consumers are aware of smart homes, but only 26 percent want one at the moment, according to a report by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. PwC interviewed more than 1,000 consumers via...

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01/31/17 BRIC Language Systems: 6 Reasons Why You Should Learn Spanish

There are 45 million of Hispanics and non-Hispanic Spanish speakers in the U.S, making the country the third largest Hispanophone country in the world! (after Mexico and Colombia only) Just so you have an idea, there are more...

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01/30/17 White & Case Wins Multiple Honors for Project Finance in Latin America

For outstanding project finance work in Latin America in 2016, the White & Case Americas Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance (EIPAF) practice was honored with a host of top rankings and honors. Most recently,...

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01/27/17 Demarest Advogados: Government Advances in the Rules for Tracking Food Production

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) wants to establish a Cooperation Agreement with the companies involved in the production, transportation and sale of food to increase the farmer's access to the good...

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01/27/17 GDPR Compliance Top Data Protection Priority for 92% of US Organizations in 2017, According to PwC Survey

In a recent survey, nearly all of the respondents (92%) considered compliance with Europe’s landmark General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a top priority on their data-privacy and security agenda in 2017 – with over half of...

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01/26/17 Delta wins Business Airline of Year in U.K.

Delta has been named Business Airline of the Year 2017 at the U.K.’s Business Travel Awards, beating competition from airlines including EasyJet, Etihad Airways, Norwegian and Qatar Airways. The award is a first for Delta at the...

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01/26/17 Cushman & Wakefield - 2017 Outlook: Measured Optimism

Cushman & Wakefield’s latest MarketBeat reports evaluate U.S. office, industrial, retail, and capital markets. Steady growth in the face of uncertainty was 2016’s phrase that pays, and so shall it be in 2017. To varying...

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01/25/17 White & Case Advises AXA on US$1 Billion Fixed to Floating Subordinated Notes Issue

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised AXA on its issuance of dated fixed to floating subordinated notes due 2047 for a total amount of US$1 billion. The notes bear an initial interest at a fixed rate of 5.125 percent...

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01/24/17 Mattos Filho: Fusões e Aquisições devem aumentar demandas jurídicas

A pesquisa "Perspectivas para o ambiente jurídico e econômico brasileiro em 2017" do TozziniFreire Advogados, mostra que 53% dos 130 executivos das empresas consultadas devem participar de alguma fusão ou aquisição este ano -...

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01/24/17 Here is the letter the world's largest investor, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, just sent to CEOs everywhere

Larry Fink, the chief executive at BlackRock, which with $5.1 trillion is the world's biggest investor, just sent his annual letter to chief executives at S&P 500 companies and large European corporations. Fink focused on how...

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01/23/17 Green bond issuance to top USD 206 bn in 2017: Moody's

Companies globally are likely to raise a record USD 206 billion through issuance of green bonds in 2017, up from USD 93.4 billion mopped up last year, Moody's Investors Service said. The increase in green bond issuances reflect...

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01/23/17 Debevoise Advises Rolls-Royce in Coordinated Resolutions with UK, U.S. and Brazil Investigating Authorities

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Rolls-Royce plc (Rolls-Royce) in its Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which has been confirmed in open court by the President of the Queen’s...

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01/17/17 Baker & McKenzie: Record Year as Biotech Deals Drive Healthcare IPOs

New analysis by global law firm Baker McKenzie shows a record year for Biotech led to a 2% increase in capital raised from healthcare IPOs in 2016 despite a 39% decline in the volume of listings. Capital raised reached USD 17...

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01/13/17 Alitura Naturals reviews 2016 highlights and announces a new partnership with the Smile Train charity

Further success is expected for 2017 as Alitura continues to focus on providing customers with the best possible products with only the most pure, organic, and effective ingredients. Three new products are ready to be released in...

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