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  • Goldman Sachs will no longer help companies with all-male boards to float IPOs

    From June 30, Goldman Sachs Group Inc will only help take a company public if it has at least one diverse board member, as such companies perform better after listing, Chief Executive David Solomon sa...


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    https://www.vccircle.com/goldman-sachs-will-no-longer-help-companies-with-all-male-boards-to-float-ipos/7315
  • Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as world's second most valuable carmaker

    Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has overtaken Germany’s Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) as the world’s second most valuable carmaker behind Japan’s Toyota (7203.T), as the meteoric rise in the U.S. electr...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-stocks-graphic/tesla-overtakes-volkswagen-as-worlds-second-most-valuable-carmaker-idUSKBN1ZM23E7313
  • U.S. regulator plans enforcement actions against former Wells Fargo executives: source

    One of Wells Fargo & Co’s (WFC.N) top regulators plans to bring enforcement actions against as many as 10 former executives in relation to the bank’s sales practices scandal as soon as...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-wells-fargo-regulator-charges/u-s-regulator-plans-enforcement-actions-against-former-wells-fargo-executives-source-idUSKBN1ZM2M27314
  • S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs on IBM, chip power

    The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit record highs on Wednesday as a strong forecast from IBM added to optimism over earnings, while investors assessed risks from a virus outbreak in China. International...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-nasdaq-hit-record-highs-on-ibm-chip-power-idUSKBN1ZL1QU7310
  • U.S. stocks correction overdue, Bloomberg best placed to beat Trump: Scaramucci

    U.S. stocks are headed higher, although a 10% correction is “long overdue”, Anthony Scaramucci, founder and co-managing partner of Skybridge Capital, said on Wednesday. Scaramucci, who ser...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-scaramucci/u-s-stocks-correction-overdue-bloomberg-best-placed-to-beat-trump-scaramucci-idUSKBN1ZL2O37311
  • Tesla Analyst Sees $800 a Share, New Bullish High-Water Mark

    There’s a new Tesla bull on the block on Wall Street, with an analyst boosting his price target to $800 Tuesday, the highest on the sell side at present. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares jumped 5.9% i...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/tesla-analyst-sees-800-a-share-new-bullish-highwater-mark-20639457306
  • Central banks join forces to look at future digital currencies

    Major central banks are looking at the case for issuing their own digital currencies, the Bank of England and European Central Bank said on Tuesday, amid a growing debate over the future of money and ...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cenbank-digital/central-banks-join-forces-to-look-at-future-digital-currencies-idUSKBN1ZK1FB7308
  • JPMorgan says 'oui' to Paris expansion post-Brexit

    JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is the latest investment bank to significantly expand its Paris hub as part of plans to relocate some services from London after Britain’s exit from the European ...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-business-jpmorgan/jpmorgan-says-oui-to-paris-expansion-post-brexit-idUSKBN1ZI0RK7303
  • Global FDI dips, hit by Hong Kong divestment, Brexit: U.N.

    Global direct foreign investment (FDI) dipped slightly around the world last year, hit by massive divestment in Hong Kong and a drop in flows into Britain due to Brexit uncertainty, the United Nations...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-investment/global-fdi-dips-hit-by-hong-kong-divestment-brexit-u-n-idUSKBN1ZJ1HD7304

EVENTS

Conferences

FICP Winter Symposium,

FICP WINTER SYMPOSIUM,

January 26-28, 2020
The 2020 FICP Winter Symposium, taking place January 26-28, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City in Jersey City, New Jersey. A noteworthy line-up of speakers and sessions focused on industry trends will define the event, with several memorable networking events providing the opportunity to connect ...

International Conference on Business, Finance and Economics 2020

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS 2020

February 03-04, 2020
ICBFE 2020 is an opportunity for academics, students, scholars, scientists and engineers from around the world who are involved in the study, management, development and implementation of systems and concepts to combat information warfare or to improve Business, Finance and Economics to come togethe...

Funding & Financing Inquiry Forum

FUNDING & FINANCING INQUIRY FORUM

February 04-04, 2020
Funding & Financing Inquiry Forum is a day for any local authority elected member or staff member with an interest in funding tools and sources, funding and rating policy, decision-making, accountability, and planning.

Bank Marketing & Retail-Banking Conference

BANK MARKETING & RETAIL-BANKING CONFERENCE

February 05-06, 2020
The Bank Marketing & Retail Banking Conference will feature areas like to develop their leadership skills, industry promotion and public relations,cost-saving products, and services.

Geneva Blockchain Congress 2nd edition

GENEVA BLOCKCHAIN CONGRESS 2ND EDITION

January 20-20, 2020
On January  21st, 2019,  Palexpo  SA  –  Geneva’s  exhibition  and  convention  centre  –  launched  the  Geneva  Blockchain Congress. This  high-level  gathering  addressed  substantive ...

AlphaNorth Capital Investment Conference

ALPHANORTH CAPITAL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

January 17-20, 2020
Capital Event Conferences is pleased to host the AlphaNorth Capital Conference at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in the Bahamas from January 17 – 19, 2020.  The conference introduces growth-stage companies (Resource, Technology, Biotech, Special Situations) to active top-level capital finance i...

Digital Banking Innovation Conference Asia Pacific 2020

DIGITAL BANKING INNOVATION CONFERENCE ASIA PACIFIC 2020

January 15-16, 2020
SZ&W Group is proud to bring you Digital Banking Innovation Conference APAC 2020 where premier bankers specializing in digital strategy, innovation, and product development will gather on 15-16 January 2020 in Shen zhen  to discuss a spectrum of topics on digital and open banking. With glob...

Federal Financial Systems Summit

FEDERAL FINANCIAL SYSTEMS SUMMIT

January 09-09, 2020
Financial Systems Summit will provide new insights into the burgeoning federal financial systems modernization strategy over the coming decade and beyond. It discusses the near-term and future prospects of federal financial management systems in a budget constrained environment.

 

Webinars

JAN 29, 2020 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
PRIVATE FUND SIDE LETTERS: NEGOTIATING AND DRAFTING KEY TERMS, FINANCING AND OTHER CONCERNS
This CLE webinar will discuss the documentation of side letters between private fund managers and investment partners who need or demand terms which may vary from the underlying partnership agreement. The panel will examine most favored nation clauses, transfer rights, excusal rights, spec...
FEB 04, 2020 | 2:00-3:30 PM
CYBER LIABILITY FOR THE MORTGAGE FINANCE INDUSTRY
The risks that data security breaches and various forms of cyber liability present to all businesses is staggering. These risks are especially acute to mortgage lenders and servicers, because those companies routinely handle sensitive financial and personal information relating to vast num...
FEB 04, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
E-SIGN FOR LENDING - CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
The world of electronic banking continues to evolve and bankers want to keep pace with technology and customer preferences. Recent surveys indicate that 51% of adults in the U.S. bank online and 32% bank with mobile phones. Customers expect more digital access at a time that cybersecurity ...
FEB 05, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:40 pm
NEW REGULATIONS ON FOREIGN TAX CREDIT LIMITATIONS UNDER SECTION 904
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) continues to have a profound impact on both domestic and international tax planning and compliance. Taxpayers and their advisors need to understand how TCJA impacted the foreign tax credit regime. This topic will help you understand the overall changes the ...
FEB 05, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:40 pm
NEW BONUS DEPRECIATION RULES AND SECTION 179 EXPENSING (DRBE)
This topic will give you updates on bonus depreciation and cost segregation. It will clarify many confusing areas of bonus depreciation and discuss how it interacts with cost segregation. Finally, we will discuss any current case law or legal developments in the area of cost segregation. T...
FEB 05, 2020 | 15:00
TRANSFORMING BANKING CHANNELS FOR A DIGITAL WORLD
The growing momentum towards open banking models has compelled banks globally to undergo business transformation and expand their service provision to offer broader choices to their consumers, and business customers. The advent of APIs has paved the way for new banking relationships, a new...

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...