Pharrell Williams

Sony Corp takes major stake in EMI to rule the music roost

Sony is buying a controlling stake in EMI in a deal worth £1.7bn ($2.3bn), making it the world’s biggest music publisher SONY Corporation has announced...
Container Ship Dock Crane

The onus is on business to drive more inclusive trade

In his first speaking engagement as ICC Secretary General, John Denton put the onus on business to help drive transition to a more inclusive...
Ethereum

The crypto balloon is rising again, with new player Ethereum hanging on tight

By HAL WILLIAMS BITCOIN’S value will more than double by the end of 2018. Buy, buy, buy! But, um, not Bitcoin. And hey, relax your shoulders:...
Tesla Model 3

Electric car production has shocks in store for ‘super-entrepreneur’ Musk

ACCORDING to Bloomberg, Tesla – which, whoa, has been in business for 15 years – is burning $6,500 each and every minute. Someone do...
Office Colleagues

More to employee satisfaction than monetary gain, report shows

FINANCIAL professionals have voted Goldman Sachs the world’s top company to work for. Research by eFinancialCareers was conducted via an online survey between the months...
World Bank Logo

IFC primed to mobilise capital in drive to halt climate-change

By SRI MULYANI INDRAWATI THE International Finance Corporation (IFC), a global leader in green financing, took on the issue of climate change at a forum...
Scales of Justice, Currencies

Fast moves mean head start in high-paced fintech arena

A LONDON-based fintech start-up profiled in BV’s feature on the recent Gibfin conference, Lendo, is making headlines for its pioneering approach towards regulated cryptocurrency. Forbes...
Graph of bullets

Arms maker Remington files for bankruptcy amid falling sales and backlash over school shootings

Debts, faulty trigger mechanisms and a link to the Sandy Hook massacre have all harmed the US gun manufacturer in recent months REMINGTON Outdoor Company,...
Yemeni Military Shibam

Drug cartels, weapons, banks and the Greenback — illicit trade continues, former whistleblower claims

Major banks are unwittingly laundering drug money to fund international arms deals, a former US Senate candidate tells BV editor HAL WILLIAMS US BUSINESS intelligence...
Bitcoin Thief

As Gib prepares for crypto conference, ‘Nakamoto’ Wright faces legal claims

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright accused of plotting to cheat partner Kleiman out of 1.1 million Bitcoins By HAL WILLIAMS AS GIBRALTAR prepares for an imminent international...