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Business owners can now earn HighFlyer points in Singapore Airlines' reward scheme for businesses when travelling on Lufthansa and SWISS flights between Singapore, Germany and Switzerland, including on tickets beginning in Australia with a flight on Singapore Airlines. To earn points, the business ...
Among the S&P 500's biggest fallers on Monday April 02 was Transocean Ltd (Switzerland) (RIG). The stock experienced a 2.73% decline to ... Ltd (Switzerland) employs 5,400 people. After today's trading, the company's market cap has fallen to $4.43 billion, a P/S of 2.08, a P/B of 0.35, and a P/FCF of 7.8.

Swiss based energy and commodities trader Mercuria Energy would take about a 10 per cent stake in Santos as part of $13.5 billion takeover bid for the Australian oil and gas company. It is understood Mercuria Energy has committed to write a cheque worth about $500 million, which would guarantee it ...
The creation of the Switzerland County Economic Development Corporation followed the arrival of Belterra Casino Resort by about five years, but the two ... Its focus is bringing potential companies to consider the Markland Business Park, and then the Redevelopment Commission takes over, because its ...
SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) is adding Lufthansa and SWISS as partner airlines to its corporate programme HighFlyer, allowing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to also rack up points on eligible sectors flown by these two carriers. This will apply to members of the HighFlyer programme in ...
Swiss companies are some of the largest employers in the Sunshine State. These firms support almost 20,000 Florida jobs — 7 percent of all jobs created by foreign investment. Florida's exports to Switzerland support an additional 15,000 jobs. All told, the livelihoods of 35,000 Floridians are dependent on ...

Alpine Mining co-founder and CEO Ludovic Thomas working at company's main cryptocurrency mining site. ... Out of the world's six biggest Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) – an unregulated means to raise funds for new cryptocurrency ventures – last year, four took place in Switzerland, according to Swiss ...
Swiss Economics Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann on Sunday ended a two-day visit to Ivory Coast, looking at opportunities to strengthen scientific cooperation between the two countries. Ivory Coast is Switzerland's eighth most important trading partner in Africa and more than 30 Swiss companies are ...
The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative (B3i) announced the incorporation of B3i Services AG in Zurich, Switzerland. The company was formed ... These solutions will benefit both insurance companies and customers through improved speed, transparency, quality, security and cost, the company added.
Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO,LSE:RIO,NYSE:RIO) continues to move forward at its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine despite an investigation by Swiss officials. Switzerland's Office of the Attorney General is currently looking into allegations that Rio Tinto paid bribes related to the project's development. The office has also ...
Mr. Johann Schneider-Ammann, the visiting Swiss Confederation's Minister of Economy, Education, and Research has said Swiss companies had so far created about 10,000 job opportunities in Nigeria. He spoke at a reception organized by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Lagos for him and his ...
The minister said that his delegation was in Nigeria to explore new areas of economic cooperation between Nigeria and Switzerland, as more Swiss ... We currently have about 50 different Swiss companies operating in Nigeria, mainly in Lagos, which have provided about 10,000 job opportunities to ...
Swiss International Air Lines saw an increase in profitability of almost one-third in 2017, the company has reported. ... Despite carrying out fewer overall flights (14,007 in total, down 4%), SWISS has been using larger planes in both the passenger and cargo business, allowing it to sell more tickets while ...
Christian Staub, Blackrock's country chief for Switzerland, is leaving the U.S. firm for a leading position at a rival in Europe, finews.com can exclusively report. Blackrock country manager Switzerland Christian Staub is leaving the company, a source familiar with the matter told finews.com. He departs with ...
SUBMITTED PHOTO Scott Simon, president and CEO of Swiss Farms, and Swiss Farms head chef Valerie O'Neill, hold up a recent "Best New Offering Of The Year" award that the company recently received at the Food Service Innovation Awards event. The company is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
... in Thailand, where he runs a business. But because of his Swiss ancestry, he sees Switzerland as a third “home away from home”. ... After about one year with Burson-Marsteller's affiliate in Thailand, I made the transition to founding and running my own company. Less than one year since the founding, ...
Thanks to tax reform, foreign companies are giddy about expanding their operations in the United States. Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of Swiss robotics giant ABB, told President Trump the tax bill is a game changer for his company. During a roundtable with the president, Spiesshofer exclaimed that ABB, which ...

Women hold just 23.6 percent of all decision-making roles in the country's firms and the gender imbalance is ever more marked on company boards, the study ... Only 16.68 percent of seats on the boards of Swiss limited companies are filled by women and that drops to less than one in ten (8.9 percent) for ...
In an apparent first, the African nation of Sierra Leone has employed Blockchain technology in tallying its presidential elections, according to Agora CEO Leonardo Gammar March 7. Agora is the Swiss-based Blockchain voting technology company which participated in tallying Sierra Leone's presidential ...
Rather, the FMIA is directly relevant for the many Swiss industrial companies outside the financial sector (so-called non-financial counterparties, "NFCs"). Although the FMIA ... Responsibility for this lies with the board of directors of a corporation (Ltd) or the management of a limited liability company (LLC).
Switzerland-based manufacturer, Gezolan, joined Partnership Gwinnett to announce its new $12 million, 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in ... A Swiss company that makes granules used in synthetic flooring, running tracks and playground surfaces is opening a new 60,000-square-foot facility in ...
Gwinnett County is gaining another international manufacturing business, this time a Swiss company's first plant outside of Switzerland. ... meet the current growth rate of the company and U.S. market, as well as the 15-year experience of one of our sister companies in Gwinnett,” Gezolan CEO Josep Roger ...
Voters have rejected a proposal to do away with the mandatory licence fee for Switzerland's public broadcasters. ... parties in parliament, particularly on the right, to curb advertising revenue for the public Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), swissinfo.ch's parent company, and cut its licence fee further.
Voters in Switzerland have decisively rejected a proposal to abolish the national broadcasting licence fee. The country was voting in a ... The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) offers programming in four different national languages - German, French, Italian, and Romantsch. Its seven television channels and 17 radio ...
Opponents of the "No Billag" vote -- named for the company that collects the fees -- argue that ensuring quality programming in an era of "fake news" and a ... Polls last year suggested that most Swiss were ready to scrap the fees paid for by all households and Switzerland's top-earning businesses, but more ...
With a budget of 1.6 billion Swiss francs (€1.4 billion, $1.7 billion), SRG runs 17 radio stations, 7 TV channels, and online productions in German, French, Italian, and Rhaeto-Romance, a language spoken by about 50,000 people in the Grisons in the eastern Alps. The company also has a news website in ...
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, Switzerland's public broadcaster is largely funded by a broadcasting fee. This fee, known colloquially as Billag, the name of the agency that collects it, is paid by most companies and essentially every household. The organizers of this initiative, dubbed No Billag, don't ...
TEHRAN, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Iran and Switzerland have signed a contract worth 1.3 billion U.S. dollars for the construction of 960 subway wagons for Iran, local ... The deal was signed between the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran and the Swiss company Stadler Rail Group.
Among the biggest risers on the S&P 500 on Thursday March 01 was Transocean Ltd (Switzerland) ($RIG), popping some 2.74% to a price of $9.36 a share ... To get more information on Transocean Ltd (Switzerland) and to follow the company's latest updates, you can visit the company's profile page here: ...
Nearly a quarter of businesses in Switzerland did not pay their bills on time in 2017, found the business information service Bisnode D&Bexternal link in a survey published on Wednesday. The exact figure was 23.3% which was only 0.3% fewer late-payers compared to 2016. The average delay of ...
The company plans to begin operating in March on three cross-Switzerland routes: St Gallen-Zurich-Biel-Geneva Airport, Zurich ... This is the first concession of its kind, and was granted after a summer 2017 consultation process with transport groups and Swiss cantons, which ensured that the services ...
Roche, the global pharmaceutical company from Switzerland, today announced it will scoop up Flatiron Health, a startup analyzing real-time oncology data to help cancer patients and doctors, in a $1.9 billion deal. Flatiron has also confirmed the deal to TechCrunch. Two years ago, Roche led a $175 ...
One of the most famous chocolate companies in the world is seemingly the latest victim in the Harvey Weinstein scandal, filing a US lawsuit against the ... Swiss chocolatier Lindt and Sprungli claims in the suit filed this week in New York that The Weinstein Company, now on the brink of bankruptcy, owes it ...
The move would mimic Uber's strategy in China, where the company sold its ride-hailing operation to Didi for 20 percent ownership, and Russia, where the company merged its local business with Yandex's ride-hailing business for a 37 percent stake. The objective would be to help Uber reel in its costs in ...
Roche, the global pharmaceutical company from Switzerland, today announced it will scoop up Flatiron Health, a startup analyzing real-time oncology data to help cancer patients and doctors, in a $1.9 billion deal. Flatiron has also confirmed the deal to TechCrunch. Two years ago, Roche led a $175 ...
The CEO gave guarantees that the company's headquarters will continue to be located in Switzerland and its stock will continue to be trading on the Swiss stock exchange. Moreover, he added that “it is not an issue” in the negotiations with SABIC to talk about guarantees the company will not be subject to a ...
Switzerland: EU General Data Protection Regulation: Implications For Swiss Businesses ... Applicability of the EU GDPR to Swiss businesses? ... This would be the case, for instance, if a Swiss data centre were to perform operations for clients based in the EU, or if a Swiss parent company were to process ...
The unit of Switzerland-based Corvaglia Group said the new site in Newnan will join existing locations in Eschlikon, Switzerland, and Ixtlahuaca, Mexico. The new location will utilize the company's in-house proprietary molds to create lightweight, one-piece caps and closures for beverages in North America ...
Just 5% of business leaders anticipated lower export figures this year, according to the preliminary results of the 2018 Swiss Business in China Survey, which were released Tuesday by Swiss Centers Chinaexternal link. Full results from the survey of 108 Swiss and 440 Chinese business respondents will ...
CVS Health Corp. (CVS) — Fourth-quarter earnings nearly doubled, fueled by a $1.5 billion tax benefit that will help the second-largest U.S. drugstore chain expand its growing role in customer care. The company will use the tax overhaul bonus to raise starting pay from $9 to $11 for its hourly workers and ...
BERLIN--Insurance company Swiss Re AG says it is in preliminary discussions with Softbank Group Corp. on a potential minority investment by the Japanese ... Zurich-based Swiss Re is one of the world's biggest reinsurers, which provide backup policies to companies that write primary insurance policies.
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport reports that the Swiss PostBus company has claimed almost CHF80 million ($85 million) in excessive federal and cantonal subsidies over the past decade by manipulating accounts. Two PostBus company heads are leaving their positions as a result, and the company ...
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport reports that the Swiss PostBus company has claimed almost CHF80 million ($85 million) in excessive federal and cantonal subsidies over the past decade by manipulating accounts. Two PostBus company heads are leaving their positions as a result, and the company ...
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport reports that the Swiss PostBus company has claimed almost CHF80 million ($85 million) in excessive federal and cantonal subsidies over the past decade by manipulating accounts. Two PostBus company heads are leaving their positions as a result, and the company ...
Under Swiss employment law, employees are entitled to only three fully paid care days for an ill child; there is no regulation for parents, siblings or partners. When Manuela Breiter's husband was diagnosed with cancer, the Zurich woman had to change her life unexpectedly. In order to ...
A Swiss company that had plans to store electricity for the Lewes Board of Public Works power system has filed Chapter 11. Alevo had ... “They stopped paying rent in August, and we wrote them a letter saying they're in default, but I don't have any other companies knocking down the door to rent the space.
The expectations are mainly linked with the meetings, contacts with the Armenian and Swiss companies in such atmosphere. In 2017, compared to 2016, the trade turnover volume between Armenia and Switzerland increased by 3.5 times: in particular, the export to Switzerland increased by nearly 30%.
London, 5th February 2018: Her Majesty's Swiss Government is delighted to announce the third UK Fintech Mission to Switzerland which, because of its past ... Both Austrian and Swiss financial institutions will have the opportunity to meet a carefully selected group of innovative companies from the United ...
By the time Britain has left the bloc, less than half of Switzerland's exports will be traded into the EU, according to the paper. The country's Federal Customs .... the established industrial nations.” Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) supports Swiss export companies in opening up new markets to sell into.
In Switzerland as in neighboring countries, varied efforts are being made in order to strengthen the protection of personal data. This entails, in particular, the adaptation of the existing rules to new technologies and the Internet era. In some instances, Swiss companies need to comply not only with Swiss data ...


 

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