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Family Businesses Should Trust in Next Generation Leaders to Thrive in Digital Age, Says PwC

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:00am

Over two-thirds of respondents see their strongest attributes (problem-solving and leadership) to be essential skills in the future business landscape.

Key Points: 
  • Over two-thirds of respondents see their strongest attributes (problem-solving and leadership) to be essential skills in the future business landscape.
  • 'The survey findings highlight the positive news that NextGens are ambitious and deeply committed to the family business.
  • You can view the report here: www.pwc.com/nextgensurvey
    At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems.
  • PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity.

Family Businesses Should Trust in Next Generation Leaders to Thrive in Digital Age, Says PwC

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:00am

Over two-thirds of respondents see their strongest attributes (problem-solving and leadership) to be essential skills in the future business landscape.

Key Points: 
  • Over two-thirds of respondents see their strongest attributes (problem-solving and leadership) to be essential skills in the future business landscape.
  • 'The survey findings highlight the positive news that NextGens are ambitious and deeply committed to the family business.
  • You can view the report here: www.pwc.com/nextgensurvey
    At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems.
  • PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity.

China's Latest Moves in IP Protection Leads to Unprecedented Legal Judgement for Swedish Skintech Brand, FOREO

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 8:00am

Talking of the proceedings, FOREO's Global Legal Director, Kelsay Tang comments,"The court issued a warrant which enabled us to get relatively object figures from Tianmao and Alibaba platforms.

Key Points: 
  • Talking of the proceedings, FOREO's Global Legal Director, Kelsay Tang comments,"The court issued a warrant which enabled us to get relatively object figures from Tianmao and Alibaba platforms.
  • With network platform technologies, we found that358,074 pieces of KD308 had been sold, and the sales volume wasRMB 35,262,990.
  • "Within FOREO, we have many cases in China where counterfeiters making fake FOREO products have been incarcerated, a feat we could not achieve without the support of the domestic China legal framework," added Tang.
  • "Retailers and marketplaces, not only in China but across the world, need to place a higher regard on IP protection for brands.

China's Latest Moves in IP Protection Leads to Unprecedented Legal Judgement for Swedish Skintech Brand, FOREO

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 8:00am

Talking of the proceedings, FOREO's Global Legal Director, Kelsay Tang comments,"The court issued a warrant which enabled us to get relatively object figures from Tianmao and Alibaba platforms.

Key Points: 
  • Talking of the proceedings, FOREO's Global Legal Director, Kelsay Tang comments,"The court issued a warrant which enabled us to get relatively object figures from Tianmao and Alibaba platforms.
  • With network platform technologies, we found that358,074 pieces of KD308 had been sold, and the sales volume wasRMB 35,262,990.
  • "Within FOREO, we have many cases in China where counterfeiters making fake FOREO products have been incarcerated, a feat we could not achieve without the support of the domestic China legal framework," added Tang.
  • "Retailers and marketplaces, not only in China but across the world, need to place a higher regard on IP protection for brands.

Global Expansion and Product Innovation Cap Seventh Growth Year in a Row for Wealth Dynamix

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00am

Wealth Dynamix is well positioned to drive growth into its next financial year, having just signed a major new global French financial institution and two private banks in the UK and Geneva.

Key Points: 
  • Wealth Dynamix is well positioned to drive growth into its next financial year, having just signed a major new global French financial institution and two private banks in the UK and Geneva.
  • The CLM leader expanded across North America, Europe and Asia in 2019, opening new offices and hiring exceptional talent.
  • Dominic Gamble continues to drive expansion in APAC bringing with him two decades' worth of experience in wealth management and a fast-growing team.
  • "For modern wealth managers automation technology is key to minimising operational overheads and empowering staff to create additional value.

Brazil Launches Cultural Contest for International Tourists

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00am

Named as "The King of Rol" it is directed exclusively to the international public.

Key Points: 
  • Named as "The King of Rol" it is directed exclusively to the international public.
  • The campaign works as a reality show to promote Brazil as a tourist destination for the world.
  • "This is an international Internet contest to choose a foreigner willing to spend 30 days traveling around Brazil", explains Embratur's President, Gilson Machado Neto.
  • That's what you can do in Brazil if you win the cultural contest "The King of Rol".

Global Expansion and Product Innovation Cap Seventh Growth Year in a Row for Wealth Dynamix

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00am

Wealth Dynamix is well positioned to drive growth into its next financial year, having just signed a major new global French financial institution and two private banks in the UK and Geneva.

Key Points: 
  • Wealth Dynamix is well positioned to drive growth into its next financial year, having just signed a major new global French financial institution and two private banks in the UK and Geneva.
  • The CLM leader expanded across North America, Europe and Asia in 2019, opening new offices and hiring exceptional talent.
  • Dominic Gamble continues to drive expansion in APAC bringing with him two decades' worth of experience in wealth management and a fast-growing team.
  • "For modern wealth managers automation technology is key to minimising operational overheads and empowering staff to create additional value.

The Big Heart Foundation: USD 136,000 Award for Refugee Advocacy by Sharjah & UNHCR Expands Across Asia and Africa for 2020 Nominations

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:50pm

SHARJAH, UAE, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The entirety of Africa has come under the geographical purview of the USD 136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA).

Key Points: 
  • SHARJAH, UAE, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The entirety of Africa has come under the geographical purview of the USD 136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA).
  • The fourth edition of the award organised by the Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is receiving nominations from countries across MENA, Asia and Africa, until December 17, 2019.
  • For the first time since the award was launched, TBHF will receive applications directly on its website, https://tbhf.ae .
  • The USD136,000 award money is a special contribution by TBHF, it does not represent any share of donations made to the foundation.

The Big Heart Foundation: USD 136,000 Award for Refugee Advocacy by Sharjah & UNHCR Expands Across Asia and Africa for 2020 Nominations

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:47pm

SHARJAH, UAE, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The entirety of Africa has come under the geographical purview of the USD 136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA).

Key Points: 
  • SHARJAH, UAE, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The entirety of Africa has come under the geographical purview of the USD 136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA).
  • The fourth edition of the award organised by the Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is receiving nominations from countries across MENA, Asia and Africa, until December 17, 2019.
  • For the first time since the award was launched, TBHF will receive applications directly on its website, https://tbhf.ae .
  • The USD136,000 award money is a special contribution by TBHF, it does not represent any share of donations made to the foundation.

Mainstream Renewable Power Closes USD$580 Million Wind and Solar Financing Deal in Chile

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:10pm

DUBLIN, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power ("Mainstream" or "The Company"), has reached financial close for the first phase of its wholly-owned and fully-contracted giant 1.3 gigawatt "Andes Renovables" wind and solar power generation platform in Chile.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power ("Mainstream" or "The Company"), has reached financial close for the first phase of its wholly-owned and fully-contracted giant 1.3 gigawatt "Andes Renovables" wind and solar power generation platform in Chile.
  • The Company has successfully raised USD$580 million in debt to fund construction of phase one of what is one of Latin American's biggest wind and solar generation platforms.
  • The 571 megawatt (MW) first phase of Andes Renovables called "Cndor" is comprised of three wind and one solar PV generation assets.
  • Andes Renovables is a c.USD$1.7 billion, three phase wind and solar generation platform comprised of seven wind and three solar PV generation assets.