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  • County balances budget with wind farm money, capital funds

    DIXON – Lee County plans to balance a projected $1 million budget deficit with wind farm revenue and capital funds.The county is bringing in about $500,000 in one-time money from wind farm zonin...


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    https://www.saukvalley.com/2019/10/17/county-balances-budget-with-wind-farm-money-capital-funds/adsjegr/7150
  • Can Venture Capital Make America Do Tough Things Again

    Venture capital is an effective source of money for scaling companies quickly. But what if your company needs 15 years to prove itself?That’s the time horizon for many “tough tech” c...


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    https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/can-venture-capital-make-america-do-tough-things-again7151
  • Talking Money A rich history in the vanguard of capital growth

    One of the most famous twists is that the Bank of Scotland was founded by an Englishman – and the Bank of England was founded by a Scotsman.William Paterson, a merchant who had spent time in the...


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    https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/talking-money-a-rich-history-in-the-vanguard-of-capital-growth-1-50221567148
  • Friendswood bond meant to fund drainage improvements, capital projects

    In November, Friendswood citizens will vote on the largest bond in the citys history at a total of $76.7 million.The bond includes money for capital improvement projects as well as seed money for Clea...


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    https://communityimpact.com/houston/pearland-friendswood/city-county/2019/10/17/friendswood-bond-meant-to-fund-drainage-improvements-capital-projects/7149
  • Could Houston Be The ‘Energy Capital’ Without Oil And Gas?

    Houston is often called the “energy capital of the world,” and for about the past century that has meant oil and gas. But with renewable energy sources on the rise and climate change a gro...


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    https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/in-depth/2019/10/16/349094/could-houston-be-the-energy-capital-without-oil-and-gas/7146
  • UK-Australia FinTech Bridge programme brings nine UK fintechs to Australia

    The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has brought nine UK fintech companies to Australia under the UK-Australia FinTech Bridge Pilot Programme, it said in a statement.The FinTech Bri...


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    https://ibsintelligence.com/ibs-journal/ibs-news/uk-australia-fintech-bridge-programme-brings-nine-uk-fintechs-to-australia/7147
  • Two new Equity Funds announced for investments in innovative SMEs

    Launching the new funds, William McCulla, Director of Corporate Finance at Invest NI, said: “The Techstart II and Crescent IV funds will build on the success of prior funds in providing equity f...


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    https://www.investni.com/news/two-new-equity-funds-announced-for-investments-in-innovative-smes.html?utm_source=press-release&utm_medium=organicsocial7144
  • Avant Global, White Field Capital Launch $200MM Private Equity Growth Fund

    Avant Global, LLC (“AG”) a leading relationship-driven venture capital investment, business advisory and private equity fund management firm,has announced a partnership with White Field Ca...


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    http://www.abladvisor.com/news/17292/avant-global-white-field-capital-launch-200mm-private-equity-growth-fund7145
  • Dallas-Based FinTech Zirtue Raises $1M in Seed Round

    Zirtue, a Dallas-based fintech startup, announced an impressive $1 million seed funding round. The app offers a peer-to-peer lending platform, but with a twist. Unlike common options often used for fr...


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    https://dallasinnovates.com/dallas-based-fintech-zirtue-raises-1m-in-seed-round/7142

EVENTS

Conferences

Supply Chain Finance Forum

SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE FORUM

October 22-22, 2019
Attend this advanced and comprehensive workshop to gain a practical understanding of the characteristics of the market and sector, an appreciation of the challenges of working capital management in the supply chain, the various forms, and how supply chain finance can operate to the benefit of all pa...

The 29th BAFT Annual Conference on International Trade

THE 29TH BAFT ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE

October 23-25, 2019
Trade professionals from the financial and non-financial industry, including consulting, law and accounting firms; technology sector; importers and exporters; brokers; insurance providers, government and others involved in international trade transactions. Executives and professionals in the transac...

Crypto Expo Singapore

CRYPTO EXPO SINGAPORE

October 26-26, 2019
Crypto Expo will bring together the best minds, leaders, and analysts from crypto and blockchain world. This is a series of financial exhibitions held in Asian countries, focused on cryptocurrency trading topics, where companies present their services, new developments, brand new technologies and th...

Insurance Risk & Capital Bermuda 2019

INSURANCE RISK & CAPITAL BERMUDA 2019

October 29-29, 2019
InsuranceERM is pleased to announce that the third annual Insurance Risk & Capital Bermuda conference will be taking place on Tuesday October 29th at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI). This is the premier event for Chief Executive Officers, Chief Risk Officers and Chief Actuari...

47th Efma Congress: Banking Transformation

47TH EFMA CONGRESS: BANKING TRANSFORMATION

October 17-18, 2019
Digital transformation requires a bold strategy, agile workforce, cutting-edge technologies, the right partners, and much more. Have you mastered it all? 47th edition of Efma Congress will play an important role in helping you choose a strategic path for your banking transformation journey. It's...

Central Bank Digital Currency Conference by Bank of Canada and Sveriges Riksbank

CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY CONFERENCE BY BANK OF CANADA AND SVERIGES RIKSBANK

October 17-18, 2019
The event aims at providing a forum for central bankers and academic researchers to discuss the arguments for and against the issuance of CBDC and under what conditions, if any, governments should issue their own digital currencies. Other important topics are the key design questions related to CBDC...

Driving the Future of Sales Enablement

DRIVING THE FUTURE OF SALES ENABLEMENT

October 16-18, 2019
In this session you will be taken on a journey that includes the sharing of strategies and tactics that were used to establish critical relationships resulting in new levels of executive collaboration and engagement that transformed one Sales Enablement organization from a relatively unknown entity ...

Blockchain Life 2019 (Europe)

BLOCKCHAIN LIFE 2019 (EUROPE)

October 16-17, 2019
The forum Blockchain Life 2019 - is one of the biggest international events in Russia and Eastern Europe in the fields of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and mining. Annually, 5000 people from 70+ countries attend Blockchain Life forums. This year we are expecting more than 6000 participants at our Eur...

 

Webinars

NOV 06, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
BRIDGING THE GAAP: THE NEW LEASE ACCOUNTING STANDARDS, LEASE DRAFTING AND NEGOTIATIONS
In April 2016, after many years of deliberations, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued new rules that required companies to put all real estate and other leases on their balance sheets. These new GAAP and IFRS rules,...
NOV 12, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
RAISING CAPITAL TO FUEL GROWTH AND PERPETUATION
More agencies than ever before are exploring the use of outside debt as a way to fund events that are commonplace in an agency’s life cycle: redeeming a large shareholder, financing new shareholder stock purchases, acquiring an agency, or buying an office building.  We will expl...
NOV 19, 2019 | 11.00AM
BANK LENDING FOR THE RETAIL MANAGER
The material will cover the basics of the three (3) main areas of lending- consumer, mortgage, and commercial lending. Each of the three areas will be illustrated with real life 'case studies' including cash flow analysis. You will also be exposed to loan structure, loan support, a...
DEC 10, 2019
BUSINESS ACCOUNTS: WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO OPEN, CLOSE, TRANSACT?
Further details will be available 45 days prior to the webinar date. Continuing Education: Attendance verification for CE credits upon request NOTE:  All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other institutions or those not...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE WEBINAR
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The Target Organ Toxicity webinars, part of the Toxicology Training Series, provide a detailed insight of the structure, and the function of specific "target organs" together with the ways in which chemicals can cause harm, and how we can assess for these effects.
IDC/ORACLE TALK: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION FOR FINANCE
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Finance teams are the new drivers of innovation. In this talk, IDC and Oracle discuss how you can get your organisation ready for it – and how you can ensure its success. Watch now to learn: How to put a funding model in place for digital How soon to expect ROI How to forecast and measure ...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
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It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
DIGITALIZATION - WHAT IT REALLY MEANS FOR YOUR TAX TEAM?
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Headlines broadcast “DIGITALIZATION!” The prevalence of cell phones and online shopping remind us that we’re already living digitally. But what about your tax team? They should be living digitally, too, since technological advances will continue to impact them — especially as governments i...

RESOURCES

We had been pounding the table for some time on the critical importance of the December ‘dot plot’ from the Federal Reserve, where every Committee member is asked to contribute his or her ...

In today’s highly competitive business environment, many organizations are expanding through mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Unfortunately, success comes at a cost. Growth via M&A activ...

Decades of finance processes designed for the batch world have tied the hands for finance professionals. Now, it’s about running in real time and understanding the impact of decisions ...

The author is especially thankful to distinguished law professor, John Coffee, A.A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School and director of the Center on Corporate Governance, author ...

From Pokemon Go to driverless cars — the everyday world around us has already become digital. But there is a digital divide that exists between the large enterprises of yesteryear and the 'd...

The traditional, manual P2P process suffers from a number of well-known issues that P2P automation technology promises to address, including a lack of purchase order standardization, mismatched invoic...

Without a doubt, the upcoming changes to lease accounting standards are sparking many organizations to take a hard look at how they
collect, manage, and store data surrounding their lease agree...

If you're a facilities manager then you know it's critical to maintain visibility into all aspects of your operations, particularly from the financial perspective. So, what are some of the sim...

This excerpt will give you that firm grasp of "the numbers" necessary for business success.

Ittelson empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how th...