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Granito Expands in Commercial Transactions

Granito Corporate Advisory, a EACCNY member, has expanded its reach within commercial transactions with the addition of  Dr. Marco Trabucchi,  GRANITO's new head of its Fiscal and Commercial Division. Dr. Trabucchi is an accountant and auditor of large and medium companies With a long experience in the administrative and fiscal reorganization of companies  in extraordinary transactions such as mergers, demergers and transformation, he has a particular focus on those activities that have cross-border profiles and with respect to which complex...

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Irish Regulator Sets Deadline for Receipt of AIFM Applications

The Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) has set 21 February 2014 as the latest date for receipt of applications from AIFMs wishing to be authorised before the end of the transition period on 22 July 2014. On 15 May 2013, the Central Bank announced that it was accepting applications for Alternative Investment Funds (“AIFs”) and Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMs”) under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the “AIFMD”). This has enabled AIFs and AIFMs wishing to avail of...

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EMIR – Impact for Cayman Funds

Take Care - EMIR impacts Cayman Funds: As managers of Cayman Funds are coming to grips with the reporting requirements of AIFMDi, a second wave of European legislation, namely EMIR, approaches the Cayman Islands. EMIRii will have to be navigated by Cayman Funds trading derivatives both with European Union counterparties, and, in certain circumstances, even when trading with non-European Union counterparties. Although the provisions of EMIR principally impact European entities which are financial counterpartiesiii ("FCs") and non-financial counterpartiesiv ("NFCs") as...

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TK Markets is assisting BOS Best Of Steel of Germany to Bring its Portable Steel Storage Containers to the U.S. Market.

BOS GmbH Best Of Steel of Germany, is bringing its portable steel storage containers to the U.S. market. Quick Build containers travel flat packed and can be assembled easily without tools in just minutes. Containers come in six different sizes and can be accompanied with numerous accessories, including electric package (electric outlet and light), access ramp, shelving systems, and racks to support tools, clothing or cable/hose. For the past two years BOS has partnered with TK Markets in the Finnish, Swedish,...

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SEC Hits the ‘Reset Button’ on Failure to Supervise Liability for Legal and Compliance Personnel

SEC Hits the ‘Reset Button’ on Failure to Supervise Liability for Legal and Compliance Personnel Friday, October 18, 2013 | This article originally appeared in the October 2013 issue of NSCP Currents. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – quietly, and with little fanfare – released an informal statement of policy in the form of frequently asked questions (FAQ), in which it addressed its recent case against Ted Urban.1 In doing so, the SEC shed light on when and how...

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GRANITO Collaborates in the Creation of Sardinia’s Portal on Internationalization

GRANITO's Team recently won the bid with BIC Sardinia to write and design a special section of the Sardinia's portal "Sardegna Impresa e Sviluppo", that will be dedicated entirely to internationalization. BIC Sardinia is the in-house agency of the Region of Sardinia to promote local growth and development. There are more than 160 Business Innovation Centers active in Europe, coordinated by EBN (the European BIC Network) as an European center for excellence in innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship. BIC operates as part...

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Littler Mendelson Combines with Firms in Colombia and Costa Rica

Littler Joins with Godoy Córdoba Abogados and BDS Asesores to Further Global Reach; Enhances Ability to Serve Multinational Clients Seeking Labor and Employment Solutions Throughout Latin America. Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the world’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, will combine with Colombian law firm Godoy Córdoba Abogados and Costa Rican law firm BDS Asesores under the name “Littler Global.” Effective October 1, Littler’s expansion into Central America and further development in South America solidifies its position as...

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Pirelli Featured In New “Global Compact 100” Sustainability Stock Index

Stock market performance of 100 companies selected over-performed market, with 12-month return of more than 25% EACCNY member Pirelli Tires is proud to announce its inclusion in a new stock index launched by the UN Global Compact in partnership with research firm Sustainalytics. The index, called the “Global Compact 100”, includes 100 companies selected according to their commitment to the Global Compact ten principles, executive leadership commitment, and consistent base-line profitability. In announcing the new index, in which Pirelli is...

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Trimont Real Estate Advisors Opens London Office Expanding Global Footprint

LONDON (September 2013) — Trimont Real Estate Advisors, an independent third-party commercial real estate service provider with approximately 45 billion euros ($60 billion) of invested capital under management, has opened a London office to serve commercial real estate lenders and investors throughout Europe. London operations are led by Jaymon Jones, formerly a vice president at Morgan Stanley Mortgage Servicing and a former director of strategic initiatives at the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Europe. He joins 220 other Trimont professionals...

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Investors Choose France for the Excellence of its Perfume & Cosmetics Industry

France is more than ever being recognized by international investors looking for opportunities in the perfume and cosmetics sector. There has been an increase recently in the number of companies seeking to invest in this sector, such as the American giant Estée Lauder, which is keen to expand its operations in France,or the Japanese company Adan Silk which has opted to locate its first international operations in France. An historical expertise The success of perfumery in France is, of course, not...

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