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Anticipating Danger 26 March, 2010 Technology companies Marconi and Cisco have both experienced financial meltdowns, the former's proving especially severe. In this extract from their book Future Ready, authors Steve...

Court out? 26 February, 2010 The recent Sky versus EDS court case raised several key issues regarding pre-contractual negotiations. Dipti Hunter and Michael Williams of Davies Arnold Cooper LLP explain the judgment for a...

Advanced Deal Structuring 15 January, 2010 Anirban Dutta and Hetzel Folden discuss the finer points of creating innovative engagement models and of being customer...

Understanding Stakeholder Engagement 18 December, 2009 There is a growing recognition among companies that they need to engage in two-way dialogue with their customers. As a result, more firms than ever are now looking to develop a...

Shaping the Future Business 17 August, 2009 Danny A Davis of Davis Consulting and Stephen Dawes look at the FD's critical role in M&A projects, and how they help shape the strategy for future...

Tough Judgement for Fraud Claims 04 June, 2009 Fraud and its detection are on the rise, as are the penalties for such crimes. Simon Hodgson and Jonathan Brogden of Davies Arnold Cooper LLP see the Parabola Investments Ltd case as a...

Dead Man’s Curve 22 May, 2009 Beware the dangers of skimping on fundamental analysis. By relying on market numbers alone – as opposed to analysing the fundamental value and comparing it with the market – you risk falling...

Cost Effectiveness – Surviving and Thriving in the New Economic Order 15 May, 2009 Organisations across the globe are facing economic conditions not encountered for generations, if ever before. Ensuring that costs are optimised and that businesses are prepared for the...

Higher Learning 06 February, 2009 With many people reflecting on the cause of the global economic crisis, business schools are forced to re-assess the moral values of their teachings. In fact, some schools will be taking a...

Time For a Change 28 January, 2009 When most organisations talk about changing financial processes, they mean tinkering with the existing system to try and meet new challenges. But, as Jüergen Ott explains to FDE, Allianz has...

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