law & government

Is My Business Vulnerable to Fraud?

When it comes to fraud, many business owners often struggle with trying to figure out what went wrong. And, in many cases, there really isn't much that could have been done to prevent the situation. Such is the case with MX Properties. Late last year, they became the subject of ...

4 Important Things to Know About Florida Motor Vehicle Surety Bond

If you are planning to start a business, you may require a, lot of different things. If you are specifically looking to start a business like auto dealership in Florida, you need to fulfill lots of different conditions and rules.  The most important thing is to obtain the proper ...

BREXIT: Article 50 To Be Triggered By End Of March 2017 And "the Great Repeal Bill"

This morning Theresa May, The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, announced that the UK Government would trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by the end of March 2017. Article 50 will begin the two-year negotiation process for the UKs exit from the European Union (EU). Although the two-year negotiation period can ...

There is bound to be a rate cut soon, but the question is whether it will happen now or in December. There are equally strong arguments in favour of both—doing it now or two months later.

On Tuesday, a group of five men and one woman will decide whether the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should cut its policy rate—a decision which had all along been the prerogative of one person: the RBI governor. Indeed, there’s been a technical advisory committee (TAC) since June 2009 ...

Otaviano Canuto is an Executive Director at the World Bank (WB). All opinions expressed here are his own and do not represent those of the institution or of those governments he represents at the WB Board.

The Brazilian economy would benefit a lot from losing the waste caused by its lagging infrastructure and the unhealthy aspects of its business environment as components of a comprehensive, holistic approach to its “productivity anemia”. Brazil has been suffering from anemic productivity growth. This is a major challenge because in ...

This Week's #Winners And #Losers

My weekly look back at who won and lost around the world. People With Track Records Insulting America Winner: Prince George—after showing up President Obama by receiving him in a bath robe, the three-year old royal heir left Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau hanging when he refused to return his ...

GST Implementation: How It Will Change The Way We Do Warehousing In India

Who could have thought that storage facility in India which about a decade ago was a place with four wall, no shed, no ventilation, a book keeper for managing and tracking inventory would have changed drastically. The warehouse industry in India is estimated to be at INR 745 billion (FY13) with ...

“…the Human Drama of Athletic Competition…”

Arguably the world’s most significant set of global diplomats gathered over the past two months for one of their regular meetings. I’m not talking about the G7, the G20, NATO or some committee at the United Nations. As far as I know, none of these diplomats are presidents, ...

India-France Finally Seal $9-billion Rafale Deal, Vodafone Dials New Strategy To Take On Jio And Other News

Sealing the deal: India and France have finally closed the long-awaited deal for 36 high-tech Rafale fighter jets. The two nations held several rounds of negotiations since Dassault won the tender in 2012 before sealing the deal for a whopping $9 billion. The deal requires France to ensure that 75% of the fleet will ...

The AAP Betrayal : Should It Surprise Us ? And Can Kejriwal Restore The Dignity Of His Promise ?

I was cleaning up my mail over the weekend and chanced upon two mails to V Bala, Ex CFO of Infosys, and Capt Gopinath of Deccan Aviation, just before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on my views on why they, given their reputation, should not align too directly with AAP and ...

NYC, NJ Bombing, Orlando Pulse Club, St. Cloud Stabbing—America, Have We Hit Rock Bottom Yet?

I believe everything happens for a reason. For instance, my book debuted #1 on the New York Times bestseller list on September 11, 2011—that was the actual print date. But this story you’re about to read is about September 2001, also known as 9-11. With the recent terrorist attacks weighing heavily on ...

Corporate Cannibal: Wells Fargo

By Haddon Libby for CV Weekly Corporate Cannibals consume their customers. Wells Fargo is the poster child for this type of behavior in banking. Let’s review where Wells Fargo has recently violated customer trust…and the law: Last week, Wells Fargo paid $190 million in fines and restitution for fraudulently ...