Technology in business


Financier Worldwide Magazine

August 2015 Issue

August 2015 Issue

Over the past 10 to 15 years, technology has radically altered the face and the pace of the business world. Today, advances in communication and information technology are pushing connectedness exponentially, allowing ever greater opportunities...

FORUM: Managing risk arising from BYOD and telecommuting

FW moderates a discussion on managing risk arising from BYOD and telecommuting between Mike Gillespie at Advent IM Ltd, Sam Pfeifle at IAPP, and Raj Samani at Intel Security.

Are today’s leaders ready for the coming era of data domination?

ViaLumina Daniel Zhang, the recently appointed chief executive of Alibaba, doesn’t believe the e-commerce juggernaut he leads is an ‘e-commerce company’ per se – despite the fact it generated more than $12bn in revenue primarily...

Data protection issues corporate counsel should understand

BakerHostetler Data is becoming an increasingly valuable asset for most companies and, as demonstrated by regular headline-making news, data privacy and security incidents can have serious economic and brand tarnishment implications for...

Managing privacy compliance on a global basis

Fieldfisher Technology is evolving constantly and rapidly, and global organisations tend to prefer to roll out new technology on a global scale. In addition to the operational and technical challenges, rolling out new technologies invariably...

Trilogue is on: preparing for the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Jones Day A major revision of the personal data protection framework applicable in the European Union is currently underway. The upcoming regulation, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is likely to be adopted late in...

Cyber threats from a legal point of view – how to prepare and the first steps after an incident has been identified

Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing types of crime. Different kinds of cyber attacks have become a significant risk for companies of all sizes and in all business sectors. When companies shift their activities from the real world...

Is your information an asset or liability?

Wortzmans Information is increasingly described as a ‘key corporate asset’, the ‘lifeblood of organisations’ or ‘the crown jewels’. Do your email, shared drives and document management system add value to the corporate bottom line? If...

Risks arising from the use of social media in the United States

K&L Gates LLP Social media is a critical business tool creating unprecedented opportunities for direct consumer interaction, brand awareness, checking the pulse of key constituents and so much more. This incredible opportunity is not risk-free...

Technology patent portfolios: improving the return on new inventions

Deeth Williams Wall Great ideas are the building blocks for successful technology companies. As companies undergo the painstaking process to perfect these ideas into products that users love, businesses often focus on getting into the...

The four most important things to do to protect your intellectual property

Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker In today’s ‘digital age’, protecting a company’s intellectual property is more important than ever. It is good business practice because companies may need to defend their assets from unauthorised infringement by competitors, or...

Four pillars of exceptional CFO governance

Redwood Software The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) within any business is a highly challenging one. Tasked with managing the financial risks of the corporation, as well as financial planning, recordkeeping and financial reporting to higher...

Q&A: Improving decision-making and increasing value using Big Data analytics

FW moderates a discussion on improving decision-making and increasing value using Big Data analytics between Shanji Xiong at Experian DataLabs, Ken Elliott at HP and Shaheen Dil at Protiviti.


Advent IM Ltd


Castrén & Snellman Attorneys

Deeth Williams Wall

Experian DataLabs




Intel Security

Jones Day

K&L Gates LLP


Redwood Software

Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker



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