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Update on Property Tax Issues: August 2019

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

The EACC, in partnership with the International Property Tax Institute (IPTI), wants to keep its members up to date with the latest developments in property taxes in the USA and Europe. IPTI has put together a selection of brief reports from articles contained in IPTI Xtracts which can be found on its website (www.ipti.org).   […]

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The Future of Travel

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

During these last days of summer, as many are preparing to take a few days of vacation, we’ve decided  to devote this issue to vacation tech. How to Travel Comfortably Released last month, VITL is the first active cooling backpack for the fellow sweaty-back syndrome sufferers, designed for the spontaneous traveler and the everyday commuter.   The […]

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Is Storytelling Still Relevant in Today’s Marketing Mix?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

By Cameron Heffernan, Director US, Mach Media Anyone who ever caught an episode or two of Mad Men won’t be able to forget the creative, booze-soaked, evocative pitch meetings Don Draper and his 1960s-era advertising colleagues delivered. In smoke-filled and testosterone-heavy rooms, Draper would go deep into an engaging (and often personal) story to play […]

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Pepper Hamilton’s Program For Emerging Managers

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Pepper Hamilton’s unique ACORN Program (Asset management Compliance and Operational Regulatory Jumpstart Initiative) is designed for emerging investment managers and their newly formed hedge funds In today’s equity and debt markets, there is a growing number of experienced investment management professionals looking to leave their institutions and set up their own shops. Launching a private […]

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Facilitating patent applications: no formal requirements for transfer of priority rights

Friday, August 16th, 2019

By Anne Marie Verschuur |Tanguy de Haan | Vincent Wellens | Jeroen Boelens | NautaDutilh Recently the Court of Appeal of The Hague handed down an important decision on the issue of the transfer of priority rights under the European Patent Convention (“EPC”), which is a first in the Netherlands. In its decision, the Court answered the […]

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Digital Planning Podcast: Exploring Blockchain Technology

Friday, August 16th, 2019

The Digital Planning Podcast is designed to educate individuals about all things digital in connection with estate planning, business planning, and estate administration. Your hosts, attorneys Jennifer Zegel of Kleinbard LLC, Ross Bruch of EstateGenie, and Justin Brown of Pepper Hamilton, will guide you through the digital world and aim to keep you informed of developments and updates in this ever-changing space.   In […]

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USTR Announces That Sec. 301, List 4, Tariffs Are Effective As Of The Date Of Entry

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

On August 15, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that Sec. 301 tariffs of an additional 10% ad valorem on Chinese-origin goods will be applied based on the date of entry. Thus, no grace period has been provided for goods on the water. Accordingly, the additional 10% tariff will apply to List 4A products entered for […]

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Boris Johnson: The last of the Mohicans

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

By Georges Ugeux, Chairman and CEO, Galileo Global Advisors The UK has a new Prime Minister who shares this supremacy and arrogant ideology,  inheriting the difficult task of realizing (some form of) Brexit. Who is he? Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, born in New York City’s Upper East Side, is an Oxfordian aristocrat, a political […]

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Dealing with the Baggage of Language Immersion: A Closer Look at How Acculturation Aptitude can Improve Language Learning

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

By Justin Velten, President, Go Culture International It was completely ridiculous the first time I heard it. Of course there is a whole community of dog owners who purchase entire wardrobes of clothes for their best friends, but this was taking it to an uncharted level. The first time a colleague told me she put […]

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France : Financial System Stability Assessment

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Important institutional and policy changes have taken place since the 2012 FSAP. At the national level, the authorities have strengthened the macroprudential framework by establishing the High Council for Financial Stability (HCSF), enhanced monitoring of financial stability risks, prepared to manage the Brexit fall-out, introduced macroprudential measures, and taken various financial reform measures included in […]

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