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Portolano: E-commerce digital acceleration: how to prepare for the new normal

Friday, May 29th, 2020

May 13, 2020 | The Italian version of this article was first published on Wired. As partial lockdowns across Europe are extended, the coronavirus outbreak is generating an acceleration in the “going to digital” processes of companies across different sectors. E-commerce, more than others, is experiencing such acceleration. Artificial intelligence, augmented reality, digital marketing and […]

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Vulcan Insight: European Commission presents next generation EU MFF and COVID-19 recovery package

Friday, May 29th, 2020

May 27, 2020 | After weeks of anticipation, debate, joint proposals and counterproposals, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today presented the executive’s plan for a revised long-term budget to lead the EU through its post-COVID19 recovery. The Commission today proposed a plan for a significantly beefed-up MFF of €1.1 trillion, as well as […]

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PepperHamilton: Best Practices for Supply Chain Management in the Age of COVID-19

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

May 27, 2020 | In recent years, many companies have “leaned out” their supply chains, negotiating enterprisewide arrangements with suppliers and service providers to reduce costs, turnaround time and on-hand inventory. While these changes have generated efficiencies and improved profit margins, they have also increased exposure to supply chain disruptions like the ones currently being […]

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WRRGA: Guest View – Debt crisis will delay global recovery

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

May 26, 2020 | Previously published in Reuters – BreakingViews NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Covid-19 pandemic will spark hugely damaging debt defaults in developing countries, hampering rebuilding and recovery. Many emerging markets borrowed heavily both from official governmental lenders, as well as from international private sector investors, mostly in U.S. dollars. Now they are […]

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H&K: U.S. Supreme Court Shuts the Door on Bridgegate Prosecutions

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

May 21, 2020 | • The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the federal fraud convictions of two New Jersey officials who had engineered massive traffic gridlock on the George Washington Bridge in “Bridgegate.” • The court determined that obtaining money or property was not the object of the fraudulent schemes charged and that a state’s action […]

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RSM: Coronavirus – Financial Reporting Considerations Update

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

May 26, 2020 | Guidance in accordance with IFRS Update May 2020 As expected, the effects of COVID-19 are evolving rapidly and are creating unique circumstances for each entity. Recent developments by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) aim to alleviate some of the challenges posed to entities as they navigate through financial reporting implications […]

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NautaDutilh: Belgium – what has GDPR year 2 taught us, and what will come next?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

May 25, 2020 | Today is GDPR Day – two years ago, the GDPR became applicable. When 25 May 2018 came about, the world did not end, nor were there dawn raids by data protection authorities in every corner of the European Union. Instead, what followed was a steady trickle of cases being taken up […]

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GTLaw: CDC Issues Guidelines for Reopening

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

May 26, 2020 | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued guidance titled “CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again.” The 60-page document details the initiatives, activities, and tools the CDC is using to support the effort to reopen the country amid […]

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Vulcan Consulting Announces Strategic Transatlantic Partnership with Leading DC Firm VH Strategies

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

May 26, 2020 | Two award winning public affairs firms join forces to deliver a comprehensive transatlantic service to their clients in the U.S and E.U. WASHINGTON, DC & BRUSSELS/DUBLIN (Tuesday, May 26, 2020) Brussels firm Vulcan Consulting and Washington DC based firm VH Strategies today announced the forging of a strategic partnership between their two operations that will […]

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FTI: Now Is the Time to Scrutinize Your Company’s Accounting Practices

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

April 2020 | All businesses are feeling the impact of the global lockdown due to COVID-19. Evaluating your accounting practices can place you in a better position to endure and emerge in the post-pandemic world. The humanitarian cost of the COVID-19 pandemic to communities across the world is vast and continues to grow at a […]

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