UC Advisory Firms Partner on Return-To-Work Leadership, Consulting Services

Christel Deskins

AV and UC consulting firms Communications Design Associates (CDA) and Telemanagement Resources International (TRI) have announced a partnership to provide high-level expert consultation to enterprise clients and design partners. The firms will leverage their expertise to provide guidance surrounding workplace evolution and technology use beyond re-entry protocol to provide quantifiable […]

SDL Research: COVID-19 Forces More Than Half of Asset Management Firms to Accelerate Adoption of Digital Marketing Technology – Press Release

Christel Deskins

MAIDENHEAD, England–(Business Wire)–A research report commissioned by SDL (LSE: SDL), the intelligent language and content company, reveals that more than half (52%) of European asset management firms have implemented client engagement, and digital marketing and communications technology, sooner than anticipated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pan-European research, conducted by […]

Westland Insurance Acquires 2 Brokerage Firms in Alberta, Canada

Christel Deskins

Westland Insurance Group Ltd. announced it has acquired two brokers, based in Alberta, Canada, effective October 1, 2020. Ironside Insurance Brokers is a family-owned brokerage located in Carstairs, Alberta. Its professional insurance advisors are experts in residential, auto, life, travel, recreation, farm and commercial insurance services. G&E Insurance has been […]

ESMA on Tech Standards for Investment Services by Non-EU Firms

Christel Deskins

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its Final Report (the Final Report) containing draft regulatory and implementing technical standards (RTS and ITS) on the provision of investment services and activities in the European Union (EU) by non-EU firms (known as “third-country” firms (TCFs) in EU parlance) under MiFIR and MiFID II.   […]

Indonesian Regulators and Fintech Firms are Focused on Balancing Regulations with Responsible Innovation

Christel Deskins

Indonesia’s regulatory authorities and local Fintech firms have been focused on creating a balance that will support innovative projects in the country, while maintaining regulatory guidelines that ensure consumer protection. Triyono, the head of Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK), stated on September 25, 2020, that the regulator would be adopting […]

Turkey calls on Korean firms to boost investment

Christel Deskins

ANKARA Besides expanding bilateral trade volume, Turkey eyes more investments by Korean companies, the Turkish trade minister said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Turkey-Korea Business and Investment Meeting Forum organized by Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) and Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ruhsar Pekcan said: “We expect concrete […]

News of Firms: BCW Launches Polycultural Consulting Unit

Christel Deskins

Kristin Hooper BCW has launched the BCW Polycultural Consulting Unit, which will help clients understand, connect with and move diverse stakeholder audiences. The unit considers an audience’s multidimensional and sometimes fluid markers of identity, as well as highly differentiated life experiences and specific views on racial and societal […]