Global Venture Capital Investors Enthusiastic About U.S.
Global investor confidence in the U.S. has increased significantly thanks to favorable markets and abundant opportunities, according to a survey.
Wealthy Investors Skeptical of Companies’ Socially Responsible Claims
Affluent investors tend to be skeptical of companies that proclaim they have a socially responsible strategy, wondering whether this is simply a public relations gimmick.
New Hire Roundup: Goldman, Nelson Move Up at NFP; New Vice Chair at FASB
This week in new hires, Michael Goldman became COO and Carl Nelson head of mergers and acquisitions at NFP; John Taft of RBC Wealth Management became a LinkedIn Influencer; more
New Hire Roundup: Collins Named as TDAI’s Head of Advisor Transitions
Also this week in new hires, John Mastal joined Convergent Wealth, and E. Thomas Johnson Jr. went to Retirement Clearinghouse.
New Hire Roundup: Aberdeen Adds NYC Office
This week in new hires, MFS Investment Management welcomed Philip Stewart and promoted David Bryant; Leslie Voth was named CEO at Pitcairn; and Michael Millman joined U.S. Bank’s Private Client Reserve in San Francisco.
New York Regulator Threatens to Suspend Standard Chartered Over Iran Dealings
The New York Department of Financial Services has warned the British bank Standard Chartered that it could be suspended from doing business in the state over charges that it violated money-laundering laws in dealings with institutions in Iran that are subject to U.S. economic sanctions.
Key to Corporate Survival? Worker Passion
If your employees are among the 77% in the U.S. who are not passionate about their jobs, look out: your company is lacking a vital element for its long-term survival.
Hong Kong a Friendlier Place for Hedge Funds
HONG KONG (HedgeWorld.com)--Hong Kong's recently adopted ordinance to exempt from taxation offshore funds drew more a sigh of relief from the hedge fund industry than a joyous celebration. For years, hedge fund managers that could stomach the uncertainty of where they stood with the Inland Revenue Department carried out activities...