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WEF 2015 Technology Pioneers

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The World Economic Forum, 2015 annual list of Technology pioneers was released today. It consisted of the world’s 49 most promising Technology Pioneers in 2015 from 10 countries, including the UK-based TransferWise, which revolutionized money transfers; Holland-based Plant-e, which generates electricity from plants; and US-based Editas Medicine, which is exploring genomic editing[…]

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My Interview Cyber-Threats For World Stock Exchanges

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I am speaking next month in London at the 2015 World Exchange Congress , global gathering of world exchanges CEO’s & Boards on “Cyber-Threats.” Here is my Exchange Insights Interview . Global Chairs would be surprised to learn that the next major global financial breakdown can be caused by cyber[…]

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Top Five Global M&A Growth Strategies for Boards

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In an era of shareholder activism, possible proxy fights and replacement of entire slate of board nominees, directors are evaluating the deals with more diligence than a decade ago. Costly litigation has also risen against US & European Non-Executive directors on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Growth in Global[…]

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Diversity On World Stock Exchanges

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Stock exchanges play an important function in overseeing the companies listed on them. They set the tone for risk management and corporate governance. A simple question answered by facts. How diverse are the boards of World Stock Exchanges? Viewing data of global exchanges Stock Exchange # of Women Size of[…]

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Boards can learn from Target CEO about Cyber-crime

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Target the second largest retailer in the United States let its Chairman & CEO George Stienhafel leave today after he took responsibility for the massive data breach last year. The data breach exposed personal information of up to 110 million Target customers. Why is this a learning lesson to other[…]

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China’s Stock Exchanges Game Changer

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China announced a major game changer in the world of stock exchanges. Allowing direct shares trading between the two financial hubs of Hong Kong and Shanghai could be in place within six months. The program titled as the “Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Exchanges Connectivity Mechanism. Combined daily cross-border trading $3.78 billion[…]

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World Exchange Congress in Doha Qatar

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I was invited to speak at the prestigious World Exchange Congress on March 24th 2014. The event brought together CEO’s & CTO’s of world stock exchanges. 300 participants from more than 50 countries were represented. Traveled from the United States to Doha Qatar host city of the conference. Shared my knowledge[…]

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