201801.24
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Of Readings: Banks and Regulatory Arbitrage

Reading John Kay’s Other People’s Money (Profile Books, 2016). Not an easy lecture but the concept (OPM – other People’s Money) has been and remains catchy. The book is not only about banks, but I personally find a few assertions made by the author when discussing banks most challenging, especially since we – the Other…

201703.31
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We Joined BEROBA

Our firm has a significant tradition of serving clients from the BeNeLux region. It has been therefore just another step in our firm’s networking push to join the prestigious Belgian Romanian Business Association – BEROBA. BEROBA is a business organization which aims to promote the Belgian-Romanian trade and investment by supporting and defending the interests…

201702.17
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In Melania’s Defense…

There is some media fuss out there on account of Melania Trump’s seeking legal remedies in the form of monetary damages against the British tabloid The Daily Mail online. Melania, or rather the Trump household, seeks $150 M from said tabloid for its publication of a disparaging story about Melania’s past, later deemed unfounded and…

201701.01
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2017 – The Cyber-Sec Year

2016 ended in major US grudges against Russia for the latter’s cyber-attacks which allegedly culminated in turning the US elections tide in favor of Donald Trump and implanting malware in a Vermont electricity company (like it did with Ukraine’s grid back in 2014, as gossip ports it). These grudges morphed, at diplomatic level, in the…