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Financial Services Firms Zoom In On Regulatory Technology

This article was sourced from Forbes. Article by John Ivanoski. The financial services industry is focusing on growth again. After eight years of cost cutting, increased regulation and operating in a low interest rate environment, firms are putting renewed emphasis on acquisitions, new product development and improving the customer experience. iStock For financial institutions, RegTech can improve […]

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The “attention economy” created by Silicon Valley is bankrupting us

This article was sourced from Tech Crunch.  Article by Andrew Keen. Another week, another political crisis. We’ve had yet another few days of outrageous tweets from President Trump all designed, it seems, to monopolize the national conversation. It’s all so predictably unpredictable — and what Tristan Harris, the co-founder of the nonprofit group Time Well Spent, calls a […]

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Invalid appointment of administrators on grounds of improper motives of directors

This article was sourced from BRI Ferrier.  The ease with which an insolvent company may appoint an administrator following the resolution of its board presents an opportunity for unscrupulous directors to take advantage of the administration procedure for extraneous and improper purposes. Australian courts have often intervened to terminate a voluntary administration where the decision […]

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National Conference 2017 registration

Save up to $400 on your National Conference 2017 registration The premier professional event for the restructuring, insolvency and turnaround profession in Australia, we are pleased to announce three of our headline speakers in Melbourne: KEYNOTE: The Hon Justice Ashley Black, Supreme Court of New South Wales will share his thoughts on developments in insolvency […]

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The UK’s chronic productivity crisis is worsening

This article was sourced from Business Insider. Article by Thomas Colson. LONDON — The UK’s productivity crisis is worsening, according to a new report from accountants BDO. The report comes a week after the Office for National Statistics published damning data illustrating how far Britain’s productivity lags behind other leading economies. The BDO Business Trends report […]

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3 Ways To Tell If You’re Connecting With Your Audience (And What To Do If You’re Not)

This article was sourced from Fast Company. Article by Anett Grant. Hint: Stop trying to read facial expressions. Ever wish you could call “time out” during your presentation to ask the audience how you’re doing? Since that usually isn’t doable, your next best option is to scan people’s faces for emotional clues, but recent research suggests […]

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Facebook adds new features to Instant Articles to encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes

This article was sourced from Tech Crunch. Article by Sarah Perez. Facebook today rolled out an improvement to its Instant Articles feature that now lets publishers include call-to-action units in their articles to better connect with readers, including those that encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes. The company also announced it’s testing two more units for publishers interested […]