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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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01/13/17 Alliance Bernstein: Special Needs Planning for the High-Net-Worth Family

WHY ESTABLISH A SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST? Having a family member with special needs can present many joys and many financial challenges. Parents of a special needs child are often particularly concerned with providing for the child...

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01/13/17 Cushman & Wakefield: Brazilian Bank Retains Top Two Floors of 450 Park Avenue

One of Brazil’s largest banks has signed an early renewal for the top two floors of 450 Park Avenue, Commercial Observer has learned. Banco Bradesco’s 13-year extension keeps its 21,822-square-foot office at the tower between...

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01/12/17 BNY Mellon Selected by Covestro AG for its Sponsored Depositary Receipt Program

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Covestro AG as depositary bank for its sponsored American depositary receipt (ADR) program, replacing previously unsponsored facilities. The ADRs will continue to trade on the U.S. over-the-...

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01/12/17 PwC announces new Global Corporate Tax Services team

Today, PwC announced an innovative agreement with GE to provide integrated, enterprise managed tax services to GE on a global basis. As part of this agreement, PwC will hire more than 600 of GE's highly regarded tax team members...

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01/12/17 Shearman & Sterling Ranked First for Power Project Finance Deals Among Other Accolades by Petroleum Economist

Shearman & Sterling’s legal teams are at the top for project finance deals for the power, upstream and LNG markets in an in-depth analysis of the industry by Petroleum Economist, published on January 6, 2016. The article...

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01/11/17 Grupo Santander's intranet ranked in top 10 worldwide according to Nielsen Norman Group

Corporate Centre's intranet has been ranked in the top 10 published by Nielsen Norman Group, which recognises the best intranets worldwide, and includes those of major companies such as Bank of America and IBM. The aspects...

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01/10/17 Shearman & Sterling Advises on Golden Meditech’s $830 Million Sale of Stake in China Cord Blood

Shearman & Sterling is advising Hong Kong-listed Golden Meditech, a leading integrated healthcare company engaged in the development, manufacture, sales and distribution of blood-related medical devices and hospital...

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01/10/17 Duane Morris Chicago Office Adds Corporate Partner Robert E. Horwath Jr.

Robert E. Horwath, Jr. has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. Horwath enhances the firm’s corporate and transactional capabilities regionally and nationally. He joins Duane Morris from Locke Lord...

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01/09/17 Hogan Lovells Enhances West Coast Finance practice with the addition of Stacey Rosenberg in L.A.

Hogan Lovells US LLP announced today that Stacey Rosenberg will join the firm’s Finance practice as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Rosenberg has spent the past 20 years working in Los Angeles, representing lenders,...

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01/09/17 Natura ajuda consultoras a fazer faculdade e aprender inglês

Quando mediu pela primeira vez o IDH (Índice de Desenvolvimento Humano) de suas revendedoras, em 2014, a Natura constatou que seu modelo de negócio contribuía para a independência financeira e para a autoestima dessas...

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