Posts Tagged ‘firms’

Small Australian Mining Firms Being Squeezed Out by Climate-Change Activism

Local Australian resource firms say financial institutions—driven by climate change—are constricting the industry by withholding vital insurance and loan services crucial for new mining projects. Leading some companies to warn that global mining conglomerates—who can go offshore for financial support—will become more entrenched as smaller businesses risk closing. This comes as a parliamentary inquiry examines […]

Impersonation nation? Israeli intel firms’ shady methods spotlighted in UAE flap

A report last week accusing a private Israeli intelligence firm of impersonating journalists in order to elicit information from opponents of an Emirati royal family shines a spotlight on Israeli cyber intelligence firms that reportedly do business in authoritarian regimes. A Times of Israel investigation has revealed that the owner of the firm in question, […]

Woke Coke: Coca-Cola Will Only Hire Law Firms That Meet at Least 30% Diversity Quotas

The ‘woke’ leftists at Coca-Cola are now demanding that law firms that want to work with Coke must “commit that at least 30 percent of each of billed associate and partner time will be from diverse attorneys, and of such amounts at least half will be from black attorneys.” According to lawyers within Coca-Cola’s legal […]

Israeli cyber czar wants access to private firms’ computers, content

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Tech firms unveil anti-disinformation code in Australia as call for action follows government inquiries

DIGI, a nonprofit industry association that represents tech giants in Australia, including Facebook, Google and Twitter, has announced that the sites have agreed to a code of practice to fight misinformation on their platforms. The group, incorporating Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Redbubble, TikTok and Twitter, has agreed, following pressure from the Australian government, to take the […]

‘No Jab, No Job’ – UK Firms Set to Make Vaccines Mandatory

The Blogging Hounds by KURT ZINDULKA 18 Feb 2021 Companies in Britain have been tasking law firms to craft “no jab, no job” contracts that would bar prospective employees from being hired unless they have been vaccinated against the Chinese coronavirus. While the government has publicly claimed that it has no intentions of requiring domestic […]

‘No Jab, No Job’ As UK Firms Make Vaccines Mandatory

Big Pharma  is orchestrating the largest criminal syndicate in the history of the world as it knowingly supplies experimental drugs without “informed consent” of the patients. Informed consent is enshrined in law everywhere, including the Nuremberg code. Nobody is given the proper information to consent. ⁃ TN Editor Companies in Britain have been tasking law […]

Princess Latifa: UAE ‘a lawless country with good PR firms’, campaigner David Haigh tells Euronews

A human rights lawyer has told Euronews that the decision to raise the alarm over the plight of Princess Latifa has been vindicated by the international reaction. David Haigh released videos in which Latifa — the daughter of one of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) rulers — claims she is being held against her will. […]

US Firms Behind Agent Orange Stand Trial In France

Trân Tô Nga, a 78-year-old woman who fell victim to the herbicidal chemical cocktail known as Agent Orange, is taking the firms responsible for its production to court. The civil complaint targets more than 20 US chemical firms for their part in the production of Agent Orange, massively employed by US forces during the Vietnam […]

Most int’l firms expect economic growth in 2021 despite pandemic – survey

Most international companies have expressed optimistic forecasts regarding their financial growth in 2021, despite the coronavirus pandemic causing companies around the world to shut down or limit their operations drastically in 2020, a new survey published by the international BDO firm association claims.The survey, titled “2021 BDO Middle Market CFO Outlook Survey” covered 600 chief […]

Social media firms ‘must take accountability’ over online racist abuse

The English Football Association has called on social media companies to take accountability and act on racist abuse towards football players. It comes after Manchester United’s Axel Tuanzebe and Lauren James became the latest players to be targeted by online abusers. In a Twitter statement, the FA said social media companies “need to step up” […]

Firms ‘double spending on online privacy’ amid surge in home working

Organisations have doubled their spending on online privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report has found. The study, by technology giant Cisco, examined how online security has influenced governments and businesses during the health crisis. Communications regulators across Europe have found that citizens and companies are spending a record-breaking amount of time online during […]

Over $4.5b of bank loans paid to knowledge-based firms in 9 months

TEHRAN – The Iranian banking system has paid 191 trillion rials (about $4.54 billion) of facilities to knowledge-based companies during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020). According to the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) data, the amount of the mentioned facilities, paid to 763 companies, has increased […]

Deal offers more banking services for California pot firms

A California cannabis industry group announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement with a state credit union that will provide checking, wire transfers and other banking services for more marijuana companies, helping ease what has been an obstacle for many businesses. Most Americans live in states where cannabis is legally available in some form, and […]

Why Did Israeli Firms Win Record Investments in a Coronavirus Year?

A stock market ticker screen in the lobby of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, in the center of Tel Aviv, March 15, 2020. Photo: Flash90. – The year 2020 began under the shadow of a coming pandemic that would soon wreak havoc on worldwide health and finances. Yet despite rising unemployment and a decline […]

Israeli firms raise record amount of capital in 2020 despite pandemic downturn

Israeli companies raised a record amount of capital in 2020, significantly outpacing other countries, despite the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. Israeli firms raised $9.5 billion in capital as of the beginning of the month, 24 percent more than the 2019 total of $7.7 billion, according to a report from the Israeli nonprofit Start-Up […]

Iran sees foreign firms returning if U.S. lifts sanctions

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Israeli high-tech firms make good money in Dubai but don’t want to talk about it

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Bubble Indemnity: Big Pharma Firms Will NOT Be Held Accountable For Side Effects of Covid Vaccine

FILE PHOTO © AFP PHOTO / SAO PAULO STATE GOVERNMENT By Peter Andrews, Irish science journalist and writer based in London. He has a background in the life sciences, and graduated from the University of Glasgow with a degree in genetics.A senior executive for pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has confirmed that his company cannot face legal action […]

YCP – The Three Investment Firms that Are Pushing for the Lockdown

YCP – The Three Investment Firms that Are Pushing for the LockdownYAHWEH’S COVENANT PEOPLE Pastor James explains why so many big corporations are playing ball with the lockdowns. Main article: 00

EU Wants Firms Exempt from US Sanctions on Iran

June 6, 2018 Major European powers as well as the European Union have written a letter to the United States, urging Washington not to go ahead with its planned “secondary sanctions” against European firms doing business in Iran. Foreign ministers from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the European Union’s top diplomat Federica Mogherini addressed […]

Iran considers working with Europe’s medium-sized oil firms: Official

Tasnim – An Iranian Oil Ministry official raised the possibility of working with medium-sized European companies as the fear of facing US penalties has discouraged big enterprises from doing business with Iran. In a radio interview on Tuesday, Amir Hossein Zamaninia, deputy oil minister for international affairs and trading, said European medium-sized companies that are […]

‘US not economic gendarme of planet’: France suggests EU may compensate firms hit by US sanctions

Bruno Le Maire referred to a series of countermeasures that the EU adopted in 1996 in response to US extraterritorial economic sanctions against Cuba. Back then, Brussels argued that those sanctions benefited Washington’s foreign policy interests at the expense of EU sovereignty. The regulation aimed “to protect the economic and/or financial interests of natural or […]

Russian MP blasts US sanction threats against EU firms over Iran ties as blackmail

TASS– Threats by US administration representatives to impose sanctions against European companies for cooperation with Iran are nothing more than flagrant and unabashed blackmail, Chairman of the State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Leonid Slutsky said on Monday. Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused European countries of rejecting the US demand to revise […]

Chinese Firms Use ‘Mind-Reading’ Devices to Monitor Workers’ Emotions

Chinese Firms Use ‘Mind-Reading’ Devices to Monitor Workers’ Emotions April 30th, 2018 As I’ve always said (recent example) re: EEG data and these sorts of claims: I doubt it works at all, but the fact that they’re trying is disturbing enough. Via: Sydney Morning […]

Berlin should foot bill for multi-billions lost by German firms in Russia due to US sanctions – analyst

     Politicians in Germany are not held responsible for multi-billion euro losses faced by their country’s businesses as a result of US sanctions against Russia, and that is wrong, an analyst told RT. “Why is it that only the economic sector is liable for the consequences of political decisions? If it is the political will […]

Inside the vast web of PR firms popularizing the Saudi crown prince

Bin Salman’s two week tour of the US comes in quick succession to his maiden voyage to the UK. Despite a positive print media and billboard campaign claiming, “He is bringing change to Saudi Arabia,” complete with hashtags such as #ANewSaudiArabia and #WelcomeSaudiCrownPrince, the future leader was met with protests upon his arrival in Britain. There […]

EU may offer credit to firms trading with Iran if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal

The Guardian | Patrick Wintour: The EU is looking to provide European companies trading with Iran access to emergency credit lines and funding support if President Trump presses ahead with his plan to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. An American pull-out, leading to the reimposition of a tough sanctions regime, would also expose multinational firms trading […]

US Threatens Sanctions Against European Firms Involved In Russian Gas Project

The U.S. State Department is warning European corporations that they will face sanctions if they participate in the construction of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline They claim that the project would undermine energy security in Europe Earlier this week, 28 Senate Republicans and 11 Democrats signed a letter, urging the White House to use all […]

"Deeply Misguided" New York Times Writer Calls For Financial Firms To Block Gun Sales

What Sorkin is suggesting is more of the same, although perhaps with worse consequences. If banks take action where policymakers do not or cannot, they are essentially putting themselves above the law. And if banks start playing that role, where does it end? What if, for example, banks and credit card companies […]

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