Deutsche Bank careers end in an envelope, a hug

Deutsche Bank confirmed on Sunday that it was closing huge parts of its trading businesses, with staff in its equities division in Sydney and Hong Kong among the first to be told their roles would go. Staff leaving in Hong Kong were holding envelopes with the bank’s logo. Three employees took a picture of themselves … Read moreDeutsche Bank careers end in an envelope, a hug

Former State Department Employee Sentenced for Conspiring with Chinese Agents

Candace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $40,000 for conspiracy to defraud the United States, by lying to law enforcement and background investigators, and hiding her extensive contacts with, and gifts from, agents … Read moreFormer State Department Employee Sentenced for Conspiring with Chinese Agents

Florida Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

A Florida attorney was sentenced to 60 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme to obtain payments from extortion victims to settle sham copyright infringement lawsuits by lying to state and federal courts throughout the country, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski … Read moreFlorida Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

Substance Abuse Treatment Center Owner Pleads Guilty to $57 Million Money Laundering Conspiracy in Connection with Hospital Pass-Through Billing Scheme

The owner of a Jacksonville, Florida-area substance abuse treatment center pleaded guilty today for his role in a $57 million money laundering conspiracy associated with a pass-through billing scheme involving laboratory testing services. Please follow and like us:

The decline of worker power (with David Rolf and Larry Mishel)

Not so long ago, economic growth was shared widely among Americans thanks to a suite of policies that boosted the bargaining power of workers. In recent years, employer power has increased while worker powers have been significantly eroded—and as a result, income inequality has grown at record rates. Experts David Rolf and Larry Mishel explain … Read moreThe decline of worker power (with David Rolf and Larry Mishel)

ASIC consults on proposal to intervene to stop consumer harm in short term credit

ASIC has released a consultation paper (CP 316) on the first proposed use of its new product intervention power. On this inaugural occasion, ASIC is looking to address significant consumer detriment in the short term credit industry. Under their recommended Option 1: ASIC would use their product intervention power to:(a)make an industry-wide product intervention order … Read moreASIC consults on proposal to intervene to stop consumer harm in short term credit

APRA Caves Again

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its response to submissions on proposed changes to the application of the capital adequacy framework designed to support the orderly resolution of a failing authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI). APRA released a discussion paper in November last year proposing that the four major Australian banks be required to … Read moreAPRA Caves Again

Book Review: A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

“What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr’s cause has ever been stilled by an assassin’s bullet. No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders. A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the … Read moreBook Review: A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

CBDT plans to add 1.3 crore new tax filers in FY20

Nearly 1.3 crore new income tax (I-T) filers are expected to be added during the current financial year 2019-20. This target has been disclosed in a confidential action plan of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), India’s apex I-T administration body, which was recently made available to its top ranking cadre. Please follow and … Read moreCBDT plans to add 1.3 crore new tax filers in FY20

Food for the Soul – Interview with a Milanese – Journalist Paola Jaccobi

As part of Solari’s ongoing celebration of the year of da Vinci, we visited Milan and met with one of the city natives. Paola Jacobbi is a very respected Italian culture and entertainment journalist who has lived in Milan for most of her life. Paola joins Food for the Soul’s Nina Heyn to discuss Milan’s … Read moreFood for the Soul – Interview with a Milanese – Journalist Paola Jaccobi

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 07/08/2019 – 17:26 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 8, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determinations in … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico

Ken Langone: Trump is keeping every campaign promise he made

Editor’s note: Home Depot founders surprisingly support tariffs and getting tough on China. They also say their business won’t be harmed.  Home Depot co-founders Bernie Marcus and Ken Langone on U.S. trade tensions with China, President Trump’s record so far, their success working together and Marcus’ contributions to the Atlanta Aquarium. Please follow and like … Read moreKen Langone: Trump is keeping every campaign promise he made

Apple names Sabih Khan senior vice president of operations

Atlanta, GA, July 8, 2019: Apple today announced that Sabih Khan, a 24-year Apple veteran, has been named to the company’s executive team as senior vice president of Operations. Khan has played an important role in delivering each of Apple’s innovative products to market since the late 1990s, leading key product operations and supply chain … Read moreApple names Sabih Khan senior vice president of operations

Post-Budget sensex fall is second-worst in 11 years

Equity investors lost close to Rs 3.2 lakh crore on Monday after the sensex dropped 793 points—the sharpest fall since October 2018. The index also recorded its second-worst post-budget performance in a decade as markets expressed their disappointment with the government’s decision to tax buyback of equity by companies.In the last two sessions, the total … Read morePost-Budget sensex fall is second-worst in 11 years

51% jump in desis getting Canadian ‘green card’

During 2018, over 39,500 Indian citizens obtained permanent residency in Canada under the express entry system. This figure constitutes 43% of the total permits. China, which occupied the second rank during 2017, slipped to the third rank while Nigeria stood second. Due to visa challenges faced by Indians working in the US, migration to neighbouring … Read more51% jump in desis getting Canadian ‘green card’

Recruiting experts’ top 9 strategies to hire the best talent

In a perfect world, HR pros like yourselves would take as much time as necessary to find that great hire. But the reality is, you have many more tasks than just hiring to focus on, and managers are typically pestering you to find someone ASAP. The good news? No matter the size of your company … Read moreRecruiting experts’ top 9 strategies to hire the best talent

U.S. EEOC Opens Registration for San Diego 2-Day EEO Seminar for Private and Public Employers

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),the federal agency tasked with enforcing laws against employment discrimination and harassment, announced it is hosting a two-day EEOC Technical Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS) geared toward human resources and union officials, attorneys, mediators, and equal employment opportunity (EEO) professionals in the private and federal sectors, along with other interested … Read moreU.S. EEOC Opens Registration for San Diego 2-Day EEO Seminar for Private and Public Employers

New Paper: Huawei Staff “Closely Associated” With China’s Intelligence & Military Activities

Evidence is mounting that Chinese technology company Huawei is a threat to U.S. national security, as a new paper released by the London-based Henry Jackson Society finds links between Huawei staff and China’s military and intelligence arms. Christopher Balding, an associate professor at Fulbright University Vietnam, examined a sample size of 65,000 Chinese CVs that … Read moreNew Paper: Huawei Staff “Closely Associated” With China’s Intelligence & Military Activities

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Stepped-Up Enforcement if Congress Fails to Act

Mon, Jul 8th 2019 @ 12:55 pm EDT A majority of Americans want illegal aliens who have already been given final removal orders by an immigration judge to be deported if Congress fails to reach a deal this week that closes loopholes in the country’s asylum system that allow mass flows of migrants to pour … Read morePoll: Majority of Americans Want Stepped-Up Enforcement if Congress Fails to Act

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Mass Removals if Congress Fails to Act

Mon, Jul 8th 2019 @ 12:55 pm EDT A majority of Americans want mass removals of illegal aliens who have already been given final removal orders by an immigration judge if Congress fails to reach a deal this week that closes loopholes in the country’s asylum system that allow mass flows of migrants to pour … Read morePoll: Majority of Americans Want Mass Removals if Congress Fails to Act

Temp jobs number is up, but downward revisions offset gains

The year-over-year growth rate for temporary jobs rose in June as the US added 4,300 temporary positions and total US nonfarm jobs rose by 224,000, according to seasonally adjusted data released Friday by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some point to the overall jobs numbers as reducing concerns about an economic slowdown, although the … Read moreTemp jobs number is up, but downward revisions offset gains

Temp jobs number is up, but concerns remain amid downward revisions to prior months

The year-over-year growth rate for temporary jobs rose in June as the US added 4,300 temporary positions and total US nonfarm jobs rose by 224,000, according to seasonally adjusted data released Friday by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some point to the overall jobs numbers are reducing concerns about an economic slowdown, although the … Read moreTemp jobs number is up, but concerns remain amid downward revisions to prior months