Archive for October, 2014

The future of McLaren

The future of McLaren

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

McLaren Automotive has now released images and full information for the convertible version of its latest model, the McLaren 650S, unveiled at the 84th International Geneva Motor Show. The McLaren 650S Spider is a no compromise open-top high performance sports car offering the same performance, handling and driver enjoyment, with the addition of a two-piece […]

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Canada-Turkic World Relations Revitalizes

Canada-Turkic World Relations Revitalizes

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

“We can observe solid improvements if all actors are involved in process and strive to make a positive change.” Bridging Ottawa to Astana, Toronto to Istanbul, Montreal to Bishkek and Vancouver to Baku. BN Magazine Interviewed Vusal Babashov, Vice President of the Anatolian Heritage Federation Q: Anatolian Heritage Federation held the first Turkic Canadian Convention last […]

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Taking Systemic Risk Seriously

Taking Systemic Risk Seriously

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Simon Johnson / Former Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund There are two leading views about the world’s financial system. The first, heard mostly from ex- ecutives at leading global banks and their allies, is that the system is safer than it has ever been. Ac- cording to this view, the events that […]

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European Elections 2014:  Same Old Novelty

European Elections 2014: Same Old Novelty

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Giorgio Buttroni “The ritual might be different in appearance, but the substance of the process remains unchanged” Just before the polls, I took the liberty of analys- ing the upcoming elections for the European Par- liament in this magazine. Besides sharing some common facts, I also illustrated the novelties in the upcoming election following […]

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The Right to Be Forgotten: Protecting Privacy or Infringing Freedom of Information?

The Right to Be Forgotten: Protecting Privacy or Infringing Freedom of Information?

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Umit Utku Mario Costeja González filed a complaint in 2010 with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) against three principal parties: La Van- guardia Ediciones SL (a Spanish Daily News- paper), Google Spain and Google Inc. When his name was researched on the popular search engine, two specific items contained an attach – ment […]

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North America’s Rising Economic Star: Ontario

North America’s Rising Economic Star: Ontario

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

“One of the reasons Ontario has been so successful is that we understand that forging strategic partnerships with businesses, both local and foreign, makes us more globally competitive.” BN Magazine interviewed Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure on the economy of Ontario. Can you give us an outlook of econo- my here in Ontario in perspective of […]

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Business Opportunities: Turkey & the Turkic World

Business Opportunities: Turkey & the Turkic World

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Umit Bayulken Sr.Vice President IB Global Resources Inc. Texas “Business potential in Turkic world and Turkey is very attractive and profitable.”   For many years now, Turkey is very well known as an open market with huge potential for invest- ments  and  production.  Turkey  has  one  of  the fastest growing economies in the world […]

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What Enabled Bretton Woods?

What Enabled Bretton Woods?

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In order to achieve an agreement of similar scale and influence, world leaders – especially in the us and china – would need to be under similarly high pressure.” By Harold James / Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University      Domenico Lombardi / Director of the Global Economy Program at the CIGI […]

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Europe’s Debt Wish

Europe’s Debt Wish

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Kenneth Rogoff / Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University Eurozone  leaders  continue  to  debate  how  best to  reinvigorate  economic  growth,  with  French and  Italian  leaders  now  arguing  that  the  euro- zone’s rigid “fiscal compact” should be loosened. Meanwhile, the leaders of the eurozone’s north- ern member countries continue to push for […]

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Growing Green Cities

Growing Green Cities

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Michael Heise / Chief Economist at Allianz SE The future of the world’s climate will be decided in our cities. Urban areas already account for up to 70% of global CO2 emissions, and that share is  likely  to  increase  in  the  coming  decades,  as more people – billions more – move to cities, and […]

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