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So the US can do business with Cuba - now what? Six tips for getting started

On December 17th, the US and Cuba reached a deal to reestablish diplomatic relations and ease trade restrictions for the first time in five decades. It's a historical move that will leave deep marks on North American culture and change the...

Historically, national oil companies (NOCs) teamed up with international oil companies (IOCs), offering them production sharing in exchange for technological expertise. But China's national oil companies have a new approach, one that sees them fiercely competing on the global oil and gas stage.
Emergency hospital during Influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas - NCP

It's difficult to determine when, exactly, the first bank robbery took place in the United States. Some historians claim it was the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri, on 13 February 1866. Other sources suggest it was on March 20, 1831 when James Honeyman and William J. Murray emptied the vault and several safety deposit boxes at the City Bank of New York. As an IT security professional, the Honeyman and Murray event is important to me, not just for the amount of money that was stolen ($52 million in today’s dollars), but for the method used.

“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” - Aldous Leonard Huxley Facebook has a problem. It is a great company with terrific brand recognition and a product that people love to use - but the market...

Amid the global economic slowdown, 2012 has shaped up to be a healthy year for Chinese investment abroad. According to a recent PwC report, China’s outbound deal values tripled in the first half of 2012. Some of the biggest transactions to have...

New research findings reveal that M&A deal activity in North America is on the rise. After somewhat disappointing figures in April, the value of deals targeting North American companies rose in May by a sharp 45%, from a rather lackluster US$57,365...

Today we enjoyed an in-depth discussion of International Competitiveness in M&A with Ken Smith, author of the new book, The Art of M&A Strategy and Associate Dean of Executive Education at the University of Guelph. His insights into how competitive Canada and...