Blockchain drags trade financing into the 21st century

While the world speeds ahead towards a world of futuristic automation, the trade finance world remains firmly stuck in the 20th century, with some fundamental processes still resembling those of me


Understanding your value in a world of automation

SINGAPORE (May 3): VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous – a term originally coined by the American military to describe what today’s leaders must cope with, has quickly become a way to

Total compliance in financial reporting, but was it misleading?

(Mar 18): Last week, I talked about how it can be difficult to interpret published financial statements because of overly ambitious objectives of the accounting profession, evolving reporting stand

New training programme to prepare accounting & finance professionals for the future

SINGAPORE (Oct 11): CPA Australia has partnered Singapore’s NTUC and Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) to launch a new training programme for accounting and finance professionals.

Money, not legacy, makes Singapore’s family businesses go round

SINGAPORE (March 29): A growing number of Singapore’s homegrown enterprises are becoming increasingly practical such that the traditional family business model may be going extinct, suggests new re

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