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  For the past few years, I've been working with a client on a very cutting edge software development effort. I have to say that the most complex part of the project has been ensuring that the interface and the overall user...

Global investment in renewable power and fuels hit $325 billion in 2011 – almost 6 times higher than 2004 levels and almost 90% higher than 2007, the year before the financial crisis hit. On the face of it, times look good for...

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), signed into law by President Obama on April 5th 2012, aims to open up the door for budding entrepreneurs and startups by increasing their ability to raise capital and reducing various securities regulations. The...

The healthcare industry is faced with slow revenue growth, uncertainties resulting from healthcare reform and the economy in general.  As a result, hospitals and healthcare providers are looking to cut expenses and increase efficiencies or to consolidate in the hopes of...

We often highlight articles from our customers that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. Enjoy this in-depth report by Mike Rosendahl of PCE Companies, on M&A Trends in the Industrial Services Sector. The industrial services sector is undergoing a...

Disappointing results from a recent inspection report by the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) are driving audit firms to find new solutions that challenge the traditional audit process. The CPAB, which oversees the work of Canadian audit firms, said it was “disappointed”...

Seen as a surprising step, representatives of the U.S. Energy Department are hosting a meeting with large U.S. Corporations to promote the benefits of renewable energy investments in a bid to boost funding options for the industry. This move comes on...

Tightening FDA standards are pushing Life Sciences firms to make even further investments in technologies that support secure document sharing with multiple parties.

Merger and acquisitions transaction activity dropped slightly in the third quarter of 2010 after a strong second quarter performance, almost solely to the decrease in under $50 million transactions. The decrease in activity is somewhat surprising given reports that financial and...