On September 7th-9th, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin will travel to Nigeria. While in Nigeria, Assistant Secretary Rivkin will deliver the keynote address at the Nigeria-American Chamber of Commerce’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Financing Conference, participate in an intellectual property (IP) rights roundtable, and meet with government and business officials to discuss how Nigeria can be a key source of regional growth. In Lagos, Assistant Secretary Rivkin will meet with heads of rising Nigerian conglomerates and technology officials, lead a discussion on Nigeria’s Nollywood film industry with high level industry executives, and visit several business incubators. Following his trip to Nigeria, Assistant Secretary Rivkin will travel on to Senegal. … [Read more...] about Africa Update for September 3, 2015
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Metropolis was founded by Dr. Sushil Shah in 1981, who serves as Chairman of the company. Metropolis has amongst the largest service menus in India offering more than 4,500 varieties of tests. Processing 15 million tests a year, Metropolis caters to more than 10,000 laboratories, hospitals and nursing homes, as well as 200,000 doctors. Metropolis is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the gold standard in laboratory accreditation. With 34 years of experience in delivering accurate reports, Metropolis has earned the reputation of being India’s most respected and only multinational chain of diagnostic centres. … [Read more...] about Luthra & Luthra advise Carlyle Group in buying stake in Metropolis Healthcare
IDIA (Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Education) is a great idea. All thirty crore faces of our mothers do not go to schools. (Translator’s note – this references one of Bharathiar’s songs where he describes Bharatmataas (Mother India), as a mother with 30 crore faces. 30 crore was India’s population when he wrote the poem.) There are so many obstacles. People face obstacles in form of poverty, gender, disability, and oppression in society. … [Read more...] about Not Hereditary Property; Common Property!
STREAMLINERYael Citro is the co-founder of LawPal, a subscription-based online platform that helps improve efficiency for attorneys by automating their workflow through a suite of tools, such as document creation, interactive checklists and assistance with all sorts of legal filings. “Our ultimate goal is for lawyers to spend as much time as possible on high-level advice-giving and as little time as possible on non-law-related tasks,” Citro says. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Citro spent most of her career at Latham & Watkins. She’s lived and worked as an attorney all across the world, from New York City to London to Israel. “Irrespective of where I found myself geographically, there were the same frustrations as a lawyer with all the non-law-related tasks that you have to do and that you have to bill clients for,” she says. “These things take an incredible amount of time, and it’s not something that you had to … [Read more...] about Women are squarely in the picture where law and technology combine
This was obviously unaffordable for both individual South Africans and the new democratic government. South Africa’s entire economy generated roughly $140 billion a year. Treating every AIDS and HIV patient would have required shipping one-third of the nation’s annual wealth to American pharmaceutical companies every year. In the United States today, it would be comparable to spending almost $6.6 trillion ― 65 percent more than the entire annual federal budget ― on AIDS and HIV alone. There was simply no way to establish a functional national economic program with such costs. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Tariff War Is The Final Act Of A Broken System