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Machine readable news seems a damp squib

28 October 2009  |  2291 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The concept of “machine readable” until a few years ago was something of an alien concept. Now a person only has to think of travelling to realise that reading machines are taking over with the use of machine readable passports. When it comes to machine readable news though, despite the hype, there appears to be little in the way of actual take up...

Ross McGillTConsult Ltd - Yateley

Call for opinion - US withholding tax

26 October 2009  |  3788 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Last week saw the largest ever gathering of QIs, NQIs, Auditors, US Withholding Agents and solutions vendors since 2001 when the US withholding tax regulations - 1441 NRA came into force. 100 attendees discussed the impact of US tax regulations for two days. The US Joint Congressional Committee on Tax (JCT) indicated prior to the conference that ...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale banking
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Cedric Pariente
Cedric ParienteRacine Alpha - Paris

The Secret of House MD to Solve Any Problem

23 October 2009  |  3522 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

ANYONE CAN SOLVE ANY PROBLEM WITH THE RIGHT METHOD. In this blog, I'm gonna reveal the secret that any good MD knows. You will be able to solve any problem efficiently and look smart about it :-)

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

TV still slightly ahead

22 October 2009  |  3289 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Internet has gained 117% from 2004 to today, radio lost 16%, newspapers 17%, magazines 6% - but TV kept its position (source Forrester). And this is the population at large - surely the trendsetters h...

TagsRetail banking
Peter J Cooper
Peter J CooperCooper Sydney - Sydney

Over Regulation, Why Be A Director? Private Equity Wins

20 October 2009  |  4935 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At a recent lecture series for Company Directors we were informed that regulation is on the rise and Company Directors in many countries did not even have the same rights as most international human r...

TagsPayments
Stanley Epstein
Stanley EpsteinCitadel Advantage Ltd - Modiin

Is this just a Bad Dream?

19 October 2009  |  2651 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So Goldman Sachs is in the news again. According to a recent article in the New York Times the firm and its employees are enjoying one of the richest periods in the bank's 140-year history. Imagine th...

Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Avoid ice ages..

14 October 2009  |  4278 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Corporate inertia, quarterly capitalism and techno-hype have together created a rather sad overall picture of how digital services have been introduced. Far too often in the past digital services have...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Old folks in America showing the way

10 October 2009  |  3104 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It may still be necessary to stress the need to develop e-banking as the main channel - from first, through second to third generation services (described here in previous posts). Counterarguments ma...

TagsRetail banking
Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Next steps - on e-invoicing platform - in one picture

04 October 2009  |  2985 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Could this be the order? 1. see the big picture - exciting to say the least 2. get the fundament in place - fast before the market is hopelessly fragmented 3. bold steps to migrate (deadlines for unst...

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