Ann Low, US Department of State: Combat Corruption by Enabling Tax Payment – El Salvador Case Study

In May 2016, the US Department of State funded a project in El Salvador’s third-largest city, Santa Ana, to discover whether incentives for business registration and enabling tax payments could reduce corruption and rebuild trust in government. Two years later,

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Lord Waverley – Blockchain: New Way of Doing Business in a Changing World

Blockchain is little understood, but it will simplify transactions, improve reliability and reduce costs. Focusing on blockchain technology today will ensure being relevant tomorrow. To better understand the potential of blockchain, it is necessary to follow the current, future and

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Secure, Transparent, and Efficient: Key Words for Blockchain-Driven Smart City

Blockchain may not hold all the answers, but Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr – the bold tech lady of Dubai – believes it could provide the bedrock of streamlined efficiency, transparent accountability and security that the Smart Cities of tomorrow

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IHDpay Group: Take a Few Tech Advances and Call Me in the Morning

Tech advances are rippling across industries worldwide, challenging traditional systems in the quest for enhanced efficiency and user experience. Healthcare is one sector on the cusp of radical technological transformation. Chiang Chun Yuan, a doctor with more than three decades

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Nouriel Roubini: A Mixed Economic Bag in 2019

After the synchronised global economic expansion of 2017 came the asynchronous growth of 2018, when most countries other than the United States started to experience slowdowns. Worries about US inflation, the US Federal Reserve’s policy trajectory, ongoing trade wars, Italian

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Carlo Giugovaz: Thought-Leader Who Bets on Banking Industry Innovation

Among the pioneers of the digital banking age and one of most recognised innovator and FinTech thought leaders in Europe. He has more than 35 years’ experience in banking industry and started out on a new path – that of

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The Importance of Promoting Financial Stability and Growth through International Regulatory Coherence

By Nandini Sukumar, Chief Executive Officer, The World Federation of Exchanges One of the World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) strategic priorities for 2019 is the issue of regulatory coherence. The primary reason for this is that the WFE and its

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PwC: CEOs’ Confidence in Business Growth Dips as Global Economy Seen to Falter

CEOs around the world are less optimistic about the strength of the global economy than they were a year ago – and less sure of their organisations’ ability to grow revenues in the short and the medium term. Those chief

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Joseph Stiglitz: From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal

It’s old news that large segments of society have become deeply unhappy with what they see as “the establishment,” especially the political class. The “Yellow Vest” protests in France, triggered by President Emmanuel Macron’s move to hike fuel taxes in

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UNSDG Health Summit in Geneva: Live Coverage

UNSDG healthcare summit is by invitation only, attendance is limited in order to maintain an intimate dialogue among all participants. The event is attended by State Heads, Health Ministers, Policy Makers, Chairman & CEO’s from industry & Civil Societies, High

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