Visa Europe: Albrecht Kiel new Managing Director for Central Europe

27 August 2015

Visa Europe has appointed Albrecht Kiel as Managing Director for Central Europe as per 1 October 2015. He will continue to strengthen the regional business in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg and drive Visa Europe’s growth in those markets. Albrecht Kiel succeeds Ottmar Bloching, who is leaving the company on 30 September 2015 to join the management of Deutsche Sparkassenverlag. Continue reading…

Rob Ruijter Chairman of Delta Lloyd Supervisory Board

24 August 2015

The Supervisory Board of Delta Lloyd has appointed Rob Ruijter as Chairman of the Supervisory Board with effect from 1 October 2015. He will succeed Jean Frijns, who will step down on that same date. The Supervisory Board is expected to nominate a candidate to fill the vacancy resulting from Jean Frijns’s departure during the next shareholders meeting. Further details will follow in the usual manner. Continue reading…

Accenture acquires Schlumberger Business Consulting

20 August 2015

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC), the management consulting unit of Schlumberger, a global leader in oilfield services. The acquisition will expand the capabilities of Accenture Strategy in helping the world’s major exploration and production companies achieve greater competitiveness and growth. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and completion of the acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.
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UAE : One year to regularize their positions

15 August 2015

The Cabinet issued a resolution granting the insurance companies operating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)  in the combined business of insurance of persons and fund accumulation operations along with property and liability insurance a period of one year starting from 28 August 2015 to regularize their positions in accordance with the provisions of Article No. 25 of the Federal Law No. (6) of 2007 concerning the Establishment of the Insurance Authority and Regulation of Insurance Business.

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How can a financial extranet grow your business ?

14 August 2015

Willem Lambrechts

To be truly competitive in the global capital markets, companies need to have high-speed, latency-sensitive connections to ensure fast and reliable trading.Instead of setting up your own private networks with customers, you can use a financial extranet: a well-connected network of thousands of capital market participants such as buy-side firms, sell-side firms, inter-dealer brokers, liquidity venues, independent software vendors and market data providers.


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