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American Humane’s New Impact Report Details Global Efforts in Protecting World’s Animals

14 Jun
American Humane's 2018 Impact Report details the organization's global efforts in helping save and improve the lives of some one billion animals in the past year.

American Humane’s life-changing, life-saving work touched 1 billion in past year Multiple awards and honors from top charity watchdog groups for efficiency, transparency WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, has released its annual Impact Report, detailing major victories and advances made over the past 12 months in furthering its 141-year-old […]

Plug and Play and TechQuartier Announce The First Five Corporate Partners to Join The Fintech Europe Innovation Platform in Frankfurt

22 Apr
Plug and Play and TechQuartier Fintech Europe Innovation Platform in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT, Germany, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Plug and Play, the largest global innovation platform, and TechQuartier, the one-stop startup hub in the heart of Frankfurt, Germany, announce Aareal Bank, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, DZ Bank and NETS Group as the first five corporate partners to join their fintech program based out of Frankfurt. The partnership, known as “Fintech Europe,” will act as a home away from […]

Global political volatility is leading to heightened levels of political violence and political risk

10 Apr
Political Risk

– Political Violence: The likelihood of interstate conflict, even involving major powers, is at the highest point since the end of the Cold War. Growing geopolitical competition and weak leadership in international diplomacy have contributed to increased risks of armed conflict over the last year. – Terrorism: The number of terrorist attacks in Western countries […]

China Takes Top Spot in Multinationals’ Global Investment Plans

28 Feb
Guangzhou China Investment

Guangzhou, followed by Shenzhen Rated Most Favored Investment Destination in China GUANGZHOU, China, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The American Chamber of Commerce in South China (“AmCham South China“) today released its 2018 White Paper on the Business Environment in China and 2018 Special Report on the State of Business in South China. The 533-page 2018 White Paper, now in its tenth year, presents a highly researched, […]

KPMG Issues Wide-Ranging, Digital Resource Outlining Practical Implications Of U.S. Tax Reform

12 Feb
Tax Reform

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — When President Trump signed into law H.R.1 in December 2017, it marked the culmination of a lengthy process in pursuit of business tax reform that encompassed more than 20 years. Recognizing that the implementation of the new law could present challenges for corporate taxpayers, KPMG’s Washington National Tax practice today released a digital […]

Davos: Chinese proposal for the common good

26 Jan
Davos World Economic Forum

BEIJING, Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on Chinese proposal for meeting global challenges and creating a better world: The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) has opened in Davos, Switzerland. Government leaders, politicians, entrepreneurs, economists and scholars are meeting together at the world’s highest-level economic forum to explore the key theme of “Creating a […]

Bloomberg Tax Issues Report Highlighting Impact Of Sweeping Tax Reform On Key Industries

06 Jan
Tax Reform

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bloomberg Tax today issued Industry-Specific Impact of Tax Reform, a special report that helps tax professionals understand how the recently enacted changes to the tax code may offer opportunities, increase compliance challenges and add complexity for businesses. Major industries highlighted include banking, health insurance, hospitality, manufacturing, financial planning, private equity, real estate, retail […]

China International Import Expo To Debut In Shanghai, Helping Boost World Trade

05 Jan
China International Import Expo To Debut In Shanghai, Helping Boost World Trade (PRNewsfoto/China International Import Expo)

SHANGHAI, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In a significant move to further support the growth of global trade, China International Import Expo (CIIE) will launch its first exhibition at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from 5 to 10, November 2018. With an exhibition area covering over 59 acres (240,000 square meters), CIIE signals the Chinese government’s latest […]

U.S. Tax Legislation Update

28 Nov
Tax Legislation - Details of Lantern in front of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building

By now most of you know that pending tax reform legislation is underway. On November 16th, the House of Representatives’ passed its version – HR 1: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Also on November 16, the Senate Finance Committee approved its amendments. Next week we should see the full Senate’s vote. As promised during […]

FSDC holds forum to explore monetary and financial issues of Hong Kong

14 Nov
FSDC holds forum to explore monetary and financial issues of Hong Kong

Today’s forum, the 23rd event under the FSDC Practitioner Speakers Series, featured Non-Official Member of the Executive Council, Distinguished Research Fellow of the Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Executive Vice President of the China Society for Finance and Banking Mr Joseph Yam. Mr […]

China-Latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition

11 Nov
The China-Latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition (CLAC Expo) opened at Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Center

Creating a new platform for international cooperation and adding to the momentum for co-development ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The China–Latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition (CLAC Expo) opened at Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Center on the morning of November 9, with 523 companies and organizations from 24 Latin American countries as well as 33 countries from […]