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Guy Van Hengel

New offices for BTR Services

05 May 2015

BTR Services consolidated its two offices in the Crescent in Anderlecht. The Crescent is a state-of-the-art business centre providing us with office space, a shared reception, meeting rooms, a company restaurant, a fitness room and more. At the opening ceremony for the new office mister Guy Van Hengel, minister of Finance, Budget and External Relations in the Brussels Capital Region, talked about the advantages for corporations of being located in Brussels. Continue reading…

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Velocimetrics 6 delivers complete operational oversight

04 May 2015

Velocimetrics, a global provider of real-time, comprehensive, business performance monitoring and analysis solutions, today announces the release of Velocimetrics 6.0. This latest version significantly strengthens Velocimetrics’ ability to deliver uncompromised operational oversight across complete end-to-end processes in fast, acutely complex and high volume trading environments.

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Seminars on cybersecurity

04 May 2015

Solvay Executive Education has developed 4 new seminars on Cybersecurity to keep pace with today’s fast-evolving cyber-threat landscape.

Seminar on Cybersecurity Fundamentals This seminar is intended to Information Security professionals, IT professionals and business managers involved with Cybersecurity and Information security issues.

1, 2 and 3 June 2015

All day, English, Brussels

Seminar on Cybersecurity Implementation This seminar is intended to Information Security professionals, IT professionals and business managers involved with the implementation of enterprise capabilities for Cybersecurity and Information security department and activities.

5 and 6 October 2015

All day, English, Brussels

Seminar on Cybersecurity Response This seminar is intended to Information Security professionals, IT professionals and business managers involved with the implementation of enterprise capabilities for adequately responding to attacks. It involves educating on various drivers, skills and competences.

Q4 2015

3 days, English, Brussels

Seminar on Cybersecurity Technology This seminar is intended to Information Security professionals and IT technical professionals who require knowledge in various domains of technology.

Q4 2015

4 days, English, Brussels

Source: Solvay Brussels School

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Financial integration and macro-prudential policy

28 April 2015

by Vítor Constâncio

The financial and sovereign crises have markedly changed our understanding of financial interactions in the Economic and Monetary Union. We have experienced how quickly apparent integration among Member States can unravel and how it can pose a threat to economic activity, job creation and price stability.

 

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Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank: next phase of strategy

27 April 2015

Today, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed her commitment to being a leading global bank based in Germany and announced the next phase of its strategy, covering the period through to 2020. The Bank’s announcement covers key strategic decisions, division-specific initiatives and financial targets. Continue reading…

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Fraud and fighting fraud anno 2015: an overview

25 April 2015

by Andy Scherpenberg

VAT carousels, intentional road collisions to defraud the insurance companies, ‘man in the browser’ technology that intercepts your financial transactions and modifies both amount and account number while you are still seeing the usual transaction screens: fraud has permeated every sector and is taking new forms and shapes. Fraudsters are becoming smarter by the day and they have access to more and more resources. An overview.

 

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Benoit Coureur

Ensuring an adequate loss-absorbing capacity of central counterparties

12 April 2015

by Benoît Cœuré

I would like to make some comments on a topic which has been steadily going up the central clearing agenda, namely the need to increase the loss-absorbing capacity of central counterparties (CCPs) beyond their current levels. Because of their growing systemic importance, CCPs need to be exceptionally robust, and that means being able to cope with even extreme losses. And to achieve this, it may well be necessary to increase their existing loss-absorbing capacity. Continue reading…

Tax VAT Feyaert

Through E-invoicing, gamification and tax kickbacks, customers support VAT-collection

11 April 2015

by Jos Feyaert

The battle against Tax erosion and the black economy can be fought by repression and heavy administrative control mechanisms and technologies as the white registers in restaurants and pubs. In Belgian we know what efforts have to be brought before it can be implemented. But why we don’t fight (at least partially) against it by using modern digital gamification technics, based on encouraging users (the crowd of clients) for asking for getting official invoices and bills from their suppliers. To be sure that the documents are not only issued, but also be registered and declared to the tax-authorities, one could organize a national lottery based upon the registered invoices.

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