Is the United States ready for “private techquity”? That’s the name a consulting company gave to the adoption of technology in private equity, including machine learning and data-heavy databases.
December 17, 2019 Cyber
Artificial intelligence and big data offer some of the most exciting prospects for medicine. But making good use of the data is another story.
The potential uses of data are exploding. But so are the regulations to keep that in check.
December 11, 2019
Al Dominick speaks with Tom Michaud, President and CEO of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, about emerging financial trends to get a fresh perspective on the state of banking in the United States.
December 3, 2019
This episode of Looking Ahead navigates the current state of US and China business relations by exploring the perspectives of Anla Cheng, CEO & Founder of SupChina, and Clarence Kwan, Senior Partner at Sino-Century China Overseas Investment Partners, LLC.
As diverse businesses from Overstock.com to Google’s parent company Alphabet increasingly use and express growing interest in using virtual currencies, the legal and regulatory landscape for those currencies has become increasingly complex. We provide this overview of the regulatory landscape to alert companies to the legal implications of venturing into this uncertain terrain.
European Union regulators have shown they are serious when it comes to fining global technology companies. They have enacted massive fines against the chipmaker Qualcomm, Google and others in recent years. But is the EU’s reputation of cracking down on tech companies justified?
Barneys New York and other retailers have struggled in the age of the internet. But what if they had radically changed instead of continuing with business as usual?
CEOs are taking a stand during divisive moments, complaining about the U.S. president and his policies, running ads on controversial topics and letting their political views be known. But is this a good thing? Some companies are saying “yes.” But a few governance and public relations experts are say “no,” or at least, “very rarely.”
Sustainability reporting can increase an organization’s value. But what do you report? As stakeholders look to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process, this article helps boards and leadership teams provide proper oversight of ESG disclosure.