• Business & Finance

    International Finance Forum 2021 Discusses the Business of Global Climate Change

    GUANGZHOU, China, Dec. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Co-hosted by International Finance Forum (IFF) and the Paulson Institute, a plenary session invited leaders from energy, environment and finance to share their thoughts on the business of global climate change on December 4 moderated by Deborah Lehr, IFF Board Member, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Paulson Institute. Key speakers include: Ambassador Yasser El-Naggar, CEO, EN Investment and Former Principal Deputy Minister of Planning, Monitoring, and Administrative Reform Bindu N. Lohani, IFF Academic Committee Member, Former Vice President of Asian Development Bank XU Lin, Chairman, China-U.S.  

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  • Law & Legal

    Emerging Legal Technology Forum 2021: Law firms need to leverage legal tech to stay competitive

    Emerging legal technology dynamics brings along issues of managing risk, technology prioritization, and in-line evolutionary needs associated with these new technologies, all of which can greatly impact the pace and delivery of legal services today. This theme dominated the recent 2021 Emerging Legal Technology Forum, presented by Thomson Reuters Institute last week in Boston. Many panels explored common themes and imperatives essential to staying competitive in a dynamic legal technology industry, such as the use of AI in functions like contract development, automating workflows, and blockchain. Sessions also discussed legal tech service delivery, how project finances and priorities are  

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  • Computer & Technology

    Forum highlights tech workforce needs | News

    As more tech jobs continue to come to Middle Tennessee, officials say more workers are needed to keep up with the rising demand. Local business leaders and educators gathered at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin last week for the Let’s Talk Tech forum. The event, sponsored by the Gallatin Economic Development Agency and the college, focused on workforce needs of the local technology sector and ways to grow workforce necessary for the growing industry. “You don’t have to move to California to work in tech,” Facebook Community Development Regional Manager Katie Comer told those in attendance last week. “There  

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