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Episode 1 of FDE TV Season 3 is out!
24 January, 2017
International expatriate management with Generali and Rezidor Hotel...
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New FDE TV episode – 'Recent Biogen investment into Canton of Solothurn' 15 December, 2016 FDE TV has travelled to Solothurn to witness the biggest investment in the region by...

Lithuania: land of opportunity 13 December, 2016 As Great Britain is beginning to look like less of an investment hot spot because of Brexit, companies are venturing into other parts of the globe. Finance Director Europe speaks with...

The good fight – the drug development pipeline with Jesper Brandgaard 06 December, 2016 In the battle against diabetes, continued investment in R&D, and a business culture focused on driving change through innovation, education and collaboration is essential. Finance Director...

The need for Ai in Mobile P2P software 05 December, 2016 Current mobile purchase-to-pay (P2P) software is simply not intelligent enough to cope with the demands of the market. The associated signature-based internal controls are also too...

Closing the loopholes – base erosion and profit shifting 29 November, 2016 Tax avoidance may not be illegal but it has severe consequences for national governments and their public-spending policies. Jim Banks speaks to Pascal Saint-Amans, director of tax policy at...

In the right area – the latest on SEPA 29 November, 2016 Two years after it was introduced, the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) has had a truly transformative effect on the European payments landscape. Patrick Kingsland speaks to Javier...

Exit plan – what does Brexit mean for CFOs? 29 November, 2016 As of 2015, the UK was ranked third globally in direct foreign investment. However, since its citizens voted to leave the European Union in June, significant questions have been raised as...

Transform and disrupt – FDE briefing 29 November, 2016 At a recent FDE briefing in Zurich, the discussion centred on how companies can best approach change and transformation. Keynote speaker Imran Nawaz, SVP finance Europe for Mondelez...

Live the digital dream – FDE briefing 29 November, 2016 At a recent FDE briefing in London, produced in partnership with Dell Financial Services, the financing arm of Dell EMC, keynote speaker Bill Castell, CFO of corporate banking at Barclays, gave...

The intelligent workforce – robotic process automation 29 November, 2016 Whether it’s improving staff morale or reducing costs and error rates, the increasing role that robotics can play in various elements of one’s operations can have a major impact on a...

Assets to ashes, data to dust – Gartner's Rob Schafer on legacy systems 29 November, 2016 With any digital transformation project comes the need to dispose of obsolete legacy systems. But IT asset disposition that protects data, the environment and all-important brand reputation,...

Fit for purpose – ISS's Christian Lindskov Alsø on fleet mobility 29 November, 2016 The employees of Denmark’s ISS are a common sight at many global companies, delivering the company’s outsourced services across security, cleaning, catering and many other vital facilities. To...

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