One More Reason to Consider Upgrading from Windows XP

The End-Of-Life for Windows XP has come and gone. Microsoft officially retired Windows XP back on April 8, 2014. For those of you who might not understand what this means, here is a prime reason to move off of XP. In an advisory posted recently by Microsoft, a major...

FTA/TPP – Understanding the Long-term Trend

The U.S. has free trade agreements (FTA) with 20 countries.  Currently, the U.S. is in the process of negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) with 11 other countries: Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei,...

Raising Rainmakers

While some are born to it, most of us working in the professional services industry never thought we would be called on to become rainmakers. I certainly don’t remember any courses in developing new business clients as I worked my way towards my accounting degree....

「海外口座情報をネット上で共有決定!G-20合意へ」

なんと日米欧など主要20ヶ国が海外口座に関する情報共有のネットワークシステムを構築して、少なくとも2015年末までにリアルタイムのオンライン共有制度の導入を目指すという凄いニュースが日経新聞から飛び込んできた。 以下、引用する。...