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"Sharing the Opportunity of Hangzhou, Co-building a World-renowned City" HANGZHOU, China -Wednesday, November 22nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- On November 20, China Global Investment Forum Hangzhou 2017 opened. The forum was hosted by the Hangzhou Municipal People's Government and the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, and organized by the Hangzhou Investment Promotion Bureau and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. Themed "Sharing the Opportunity of Hangzhou, Co-building a World-renowned City", the event brought together nearly 1,000 renowned experts, scholars and entrepreneurs from home and abroad, to interpret Hangzhou's economy, explore Hangzhou's future industries, look into the investment trends of the world and Hangzhou, and offer advice on improving Hangzhou's level of opening to the outside world, promoting the development of Hangzhou's future industries and speeding up the globalization of Hangzhou. The three-day forum includes the opening ceremony, ... Read more »
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High-speed Wi-Fi connectivity will be delivered jointly by Timor Telecom and SES Networks LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, November 22nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Residents of Timor-Leste’s capital, Dili, will enjoy complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity in various public spaces across the capital, including the President Nicolau Lobato International Airport, Timor Plaza mall and Largo de Lecidere square, through a trial service delivered by Timor Telecom (TT), the largest telecommunications operator in the country. By using the connectivity enabled by SES Networks’ fibre-like connectivity, TT aims to ensure that everyone will have the right to broadband access and information. SES announced that with the provision of enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity in Dili, TT and SES Networks will continue to empower local communities in Timor-Leste with access to faster mobile data and broadband connectivity, meeting the evolving and fast-growing connectivity needs of Timor-Leste residents. ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Business leaders from the UAE gathered together at an ACCA event in collaboration with Thomson Reuters to discuss the impending introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) across the region and the importance of ensuring compliance pre-1 January 2018. During the event led by Arif Mirza, Regional Head of Policy MENASA, ACCA; attendees heard from Chas Roy-Chowdhury, Global Head of Taxation at ACCA; Sana Azam, VAT Director at E&Y; Pierre Arman, Tax & Accounting Market Lead, Thomson Reuters and an esteemed panel which included leaders from across key industries. Chas Roy-Chowdhury commenced the morning providing a high level overview of VAT in the UAE, followed by Sana Azam who shared how VAT will impact key industries in the country. Ascertaining the impact VAT will have on a business and the changes required is an essential step in any VAT implementation process. The event highlighted that with less than six weeks fr ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, November 22nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce a presence in Uganda by way of a Collaboration Agreement with Ligomarc Advocates, a financial and corporate tax and legal firm. The firm is led by Managing Partner, Kabiito Karamagi. The addition of Ligomarc Advocates as a Collaborating Firm of Andersen Global continues the organization’s expansion in Africa. Ligomarc is Andersen Global’s fourth location in Africa. “Integrity, excellence, and putting the client at the center have always been of paramount importance to us, and our collaboration with Andersen Global will allow us to ensure our clients receive the best-in-class service internationally,” commented Kabiito Karamagi. “The team at Andersen shares our values of outstanding, seamless client service and independence—this is a natural fit.” Ligomarc Advocates was founded as a sole practice over fifteen years ago by Ruth Sebatindira, but later became a partnership ... Read more »
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Senior finance leaders adopt Kyriba’s modern treasury and financial solutions to improve their working capital DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kyriba, the #1 global provider of cloud treasury and financial management solutions, today announced that Kuwait Food Company (Americana) (S.A.K.) (“Kuwait Food Company”) has joined a rapidly growing number of clients in the Middle East that have signed with Kyriba Middle East FZ-LLC, a joint venture with U.S.-based Kyriba Corp., to modernize their treasury management operations. “The market is changing more rapidly today than ever, and we can no longer rely on spreadsheets to manage our treasury,” said Ashish Krishna, manager of corporate treasury at the Kuwait Food Company. “Implementing a modern treasury solution will give us more accurate and real-time visibility into our cash resources so we can better provide strategic guidance to fund new growth.” Oil price volatility is dri ... Read more »
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Saudi Arabia’s Largest Telecommunications Provider Joins Coalition to Help Enterprises Increase Success Rate of Strategic Initiatives RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Brightline Initiative announced today that Saudi Telecom Company (STC) is joining the Brightline Initiative coalition to help advance the discipline of strategic initiative management and bridge gaps between enterprise strategy design and delivery. The initiative’s agreement has been signed by STC Group CEO, Dr. Khaled Biyari and by Brightline Executive Director Ricardo Vargas. Launched early in 2017 by the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the Agile Alliance, the Brightline Initiative is a non-commercial coalition dedicated to helping executives bridge the expensive and unproductive gap between strategy design and delivery. “STC has a profound expertise and a renowned success in building and executing strategi ... Read more »
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CAIRO & EDINBURGH, Scotland-Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- A graduate from Cairo has secured a leading role with Egypt’s only international multi-disciplinary contemporary arts festival after achieving a postgraduate arts management degree in Scotland, United Kingdom. Reem Allam, 23, recently graduated with an MA Arts, Festival and Cultural Management from Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh. She has now been appointed as Executive Manager of Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), which takes place over three weeks in March-April each year, at multiple sites in Downtown Cairo. Reem also has a passion for both writing and acting. She worked as a journalist for Scotland's Arts and Culture Magazine, TV Bomb, and acted in several short-films, including a film that won an award at the 2013 Filmapalooza Festival in LA, USA. Commenting on her QMU degree and new role with Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, Reem said: “I was passionate about ga ... Read more »
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LACHEN, Switzerland -Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2017: Octapharma is pleased to announce the completion of a charitable donation of 30.5 million international units of its human cell-line derived recombinant factor VIII product, Nuwiq®, in collaboration with Project SHARE, North Andover, Massachusetts (USA). Up to 75% of the world's estimated 400,000 people with haemophilia have little or no access to treatment that resolves life- and limb-threatening bleeds, and enables surgery and rehabilitation. A humanitarian program, Project SHARE facilitates the donation of blood-clotting factor products for the treatment of people with haemophilia in need of factor replacement therapy in countries where these medicines are scarce or still unavailable. Over the last nine months, donations of Nuwiq® have been reaching seriously ill people in need in 16 countries: Armenia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Cambodia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Kenya, Honduras, Myanmar, N ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday, November 21st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Venice-Mestre, on the Venetian mainland in Italy through the expansion of Italian member firm, Andersen Tax & Legal. In addition, the Milan office will relocate at the end of November. The new office in Mestre and new location in Milan have been established to better serve the growing client base in Italy. Andersen Tax & Legal now has six locations in Italy: Milan, Brescia, Rome, Venice, Mestre, and Monza. Andrea De Vecchi, Office Managing Partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy, and Regional Managing Partner in Europe shared, “Our new location in Venice-Mestre and expanded presence in Milan allow us to better serve our clients and continue to build our capabilities within the region. Through this expansion, we are able to reach new markets and also improve the quality of life for our employees.” Venice-Mestre is a significant location because of its str ... Read more »
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