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11/07/16 Black Rock: Finding equity income as rates rise

Investors starved for yield have flocked to stocks offering dividend income. We see rising interest rates ahead, but this headwind for income equities doesn’t weaken the case for all dividend-paying stocks, we believe. Rather, it...

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11/03/16 U.S. News and Best Lawyers Rates 20 Arent Fox Practices Among Best in the Country

Twenty Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Once again, Arent Fox’s leading Bankruptcy & Financial...

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11/03/16 Mattos Filho hires litigation partner from Bank of America

Mattos Filho announced Alex Hatanaka, 41, had joined the firm today. He is based in the firm's São Paulo’s office. Hatanaka was previously legal director of investment banking at Bank of America, where he worked from 2011. He...

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11/02/16 BNY Mellon's Albridge, an Affiliate of Pershing, Develops Integrated Technology Solutions to Help Clients Adapt to an Unprecedented Rate of Industry Change

Albridge, an affiliate of Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, today unveiled its strategy to introduce enhanced solutions designed to help broker-dealers, financial advisors and RIAs adapt to an accelerated rate of industry...

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11/01/16 American Airlines Raises More Than $1 Million for Susan G. Komen

American Airlines raised more than $1 million for the Susan G. Komen® Young Investigators Grant Program during the month of October. Through the Young Investigators Grant Program, researchers are making advances against...

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10/31/16 Chaffetz Lindsey LLP: James Hosking to speak at 2016 Dublin International Arbitration Day

October 2016 – James Hosking will be a speaker at the fourth annual 2016 Dublin International Arbitration Day, which is taking place on Friday, November 18th at the Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre. Session topics will include:...

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10/31/16 Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados:The effects of the decline of commodities on the Brazilian economy and Company Reorganization

There is a general consensus that primary economies tend to suffer from the volatility of commodities. From sugar to oil, Brazilian companies have had to deal with price reductions and higher production costs. Fábio Rosas and...

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10/28/16 Duane Morris Attorney Luke P. McLoughlin Honored with Firm's 10th Annual Pro Bono Award

Duane Morris LLP attorney Luke P. McLoughlin received the firm’s 10th annual Duane Morris Pro Bono Award. The award honors the outstanding service of any attorney or group that exemplifies Duane Morris’ commitment to pro bono...

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10/27/16 AIG: 3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Changing the World

We live in an increasingly networked world, where information flows freely through internet and mobile technologies. Online networks make sharing ideas and data faster and easier, improving communication and transparency. These...

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10/26/16 BlackRock: Impact of 2016 U.S. elections on investing

The 2016 U.S. election is unusually consequential. The underlying dynamics are driven by widening income inequality, and a growing perception that the benefits of trade and globalization have accrued to few. We examine the...

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10/25/16 Mattos Filho opens in London

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has opened a one-partner office in London – its first in Europe and second outside Brazil – from which it hopes to target European clients investing in Brazil. The opening...

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10/24/16 Shearman & Sterling Advises on CSX Corporation’s $2.2 Billion Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) J.P. Morgan Securities and UBS Securities in connection with CSX Corporation’s public offering of $700...

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10/24/16 PAUL RAWLINSON TAKES UP REINS AS CHAIRMAN OF BAKER & MCKENZIE

At the conclusion of its Annual Partner meeting held in Barcelona leading global law firm Baker & McKenzie has announced a number of changes to its leadership teams with immediate effect. Paul Rawlinson becomes the 15th...

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10/20/16 Grupo BTG Pactual repays Brazil guarantee fund loan in full

BTG Pactual SA , the Brazilian investment bank that suffered heavy client money withdrawals following the November arrest of former Chief Executive André Esteves, has repaid the remaining portion of a 6 billion-real ($1.9 billion...

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10/19/16 HSBC: China’s transition

British businesses stand to benefit from China’s growing appetite for services, according to HSBC Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver. Speaking at the HSBC China and RMB Forum in London, Mr Gulliver said that China’s economy...

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10/19/16 Anthony Brady from BNY Mellon talks at Sibos 2016

To see the video go to: http://www.fintech.finance/event-videos/fintech-tv/sibos-2016-anthony-br...

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10/18/16 Ogilvy's new integration imperative

Ogilvy chief John Seifert has had a long time to think about his next big move. He’s spent the past 37 years with O&M, working everywhere from Bangkok to Chicago, leading its global brand portfolio and rebuilding its North...

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10/17/16 Cushman & Wakefield to up its India headcount by hiring 500 staff by 2017

Cushman & Wakefield is planning to expand its India headcount by hiring 500 staff by the end of 2017 to focus on project management, leasing and land transactions, said a top executive. The international property consultant...

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10/17/16 OCBC Bank: Staying one step ahead of conmen to stop scams

A woman in her late 50s went to a bank last Tuesday with a heavy heart and a fervent wish to save a young American doctor she had befriended on Facebook. He told her he was stranded in a Malaysian airport for carrying more than...

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10/14/16 Swiss Re, Bradesco launch commercial insurance venture in Brazil

Swiss Re and Brazil's Bradesco Group have launched a joint venture to create a commercial large-risk insurer in Brazil, the Swiss reinsurer said on Thursday. Swiss Re said its commercial insurance arm signed a definitive...

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