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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Ken van Ierlant

Digital Thought Leader
Member of the Board of Directors of UpGen. Experienced CEO / CDO / CIO in the field of transformation processes within internationally oriented companies.
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Marta Andreeva

Global Compliance Program Specialist at Crypto.com since July 2020
Marta is passionate about developing a culture of compliance, increasing awareness and coaching and mentoring others.
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Theodoros Kringou

Founder and Managing Director, Infocredit Group Ltd and ICG Middle East Commercial Services DMCC (Dubai, U.A.E.)
Theodoros Kringou, a self-made entrepreneur is the Founder and Managing Director of Infocredit Group Ltd and ICG Middle East Commercial Services DMCC (Dubai, U.A.E.).

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

Draghi put to the test: one out of two investors expects a “Grexit”

29 April 2015

In April, the sentix Euro Break-up Index jumps to 49.0% from a previous 36.8%. Thus, European politicians’ promises to pursue the scenario of Greece keeping the euro are not taken at face value by about the half of all investors. In 2012 Mario Draghi calmed down investors with his ultimate commitment to the euro. But is his pledge still valid for Greece today?
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Fraud and fighting fraud anno 2015: an overview

25 April 2015
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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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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…

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

11 April 2015
Knowledge Base

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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