Virginia Ahn

Best Lawyers in Brazil 2022 recognizes three Gibson Dunn lawyers

December 2, 2021 Best Lawyers in Brazil 2022 recognized three Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading attorneys in their respective areas of practice: New York Partner Tomer Pinkusiewicz – Project Finance & Development Practice; Lisa Alfaro, São Paulo Partner – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law; and São Paulo of counsel …

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Payday loan applications fell 52% in UK’s first foreclosure, Cashfloat report says

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Cashfloat.co.uk, a London-based payday loan provider, released a report titled ‘Who Borrowed Payday Loans During The Coronavirus Pandemic’, which analyzes payday loan applications received during the first part of the coronavirus pandemic. He revealed that payday loan applications fell 52% during Britain’s first foreclosure. Payday loan applications …

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Razer shares move after privatization offer

Tan Min Liang, Co-Founder, CEO and Executive Director of Razer, at a press conference on Razer’s proposed listing at the JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong in Admiralty. Dickson Lee | South China Morning Post | Getty Images Razer shares fell more than 8% on Thursday after a consortium including co-founder …

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2021 Leaders in Law Finalists: public company

Elina avakianSenior lawyerSnap inc. Elina Avakian is Senior Legal Counsel at Snap Inc., the company that owns Snapchat, Bitmoji, and Spectacles, and has been with the company for over five years. Prior to joining Snap in 2016, Avakian practiced in Dublin, Ireland in the commercial legal team of Mason Hayes …

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Fears at Ukrainian border escalate as officials hold Biden-Putin meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets during the 2021 US-Russia summit at Villa La Grange near Lake Geneva on June 16, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images Uncertainty has surrounded the details of a much-vaunted meeting between US President Joe Biden and Russian President …

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New “Skills Maps” to boost Family Office talents in Singapore

The two new skill cards complement the Family Office Advisor skill map, which was rolled out last year. The Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have launched the Family Executive Skills Map for Entry-Level Professionals and the Family Management Professionals Skills Map …

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Instant Payments Critical to Payer Loyalty | PYMNTS.com

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) receive more than a third of their sales through ad hoc payments – one-off, infrequent transactions – PYMNTS research has found. In these transactions, more than 30% of payments are made late and often more than a month late. SMEs have traditionally received payments via …

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Opinion: Your exposure to tech stocks is way more important than you think

If you’re in an S&P 500 portfolio, you probably think your technology exposure is around 25%. This is the percentage you get when you force the constituent companies of the index to adopt a rigid industry classification taxonomy such as the widely used Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). But in …

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Kotak Bank, Asian Paints, Go Fashion, Dr Reddy’s

Here is the list of the top 10 actions likely to be in the spotlight on Tuesday: Kotak Mahindra: Private lender Kotak Mahindra Bank said today that Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to increase its stake in the bank to 9.99%. …

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Turkish lira crisis reveals dependence on imported energy

Turkey is surrounded by some of the richest fossil fuel reserves in the world, in the Middle East and Central Asia, but itself produces little oil, gas or coal. The country imports 93% of the oil and 99% of the gas it consumes, a vulnerability when energy prices in dollars …

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