World’s Largest Offshore Rig Operator Delisted From NYSE

William Arsn

File image courtesy Valaris By The Maritime Executive 08-25-2020 01:59:36 The world’s largest offshore rig operator, Valaris, announced Tuesday that its stock will soon be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange. The announcement follows last week’s news that the firm will be filing for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.  […]

Innovation Improves Care Delivery Around the World

William Arsn

Allscripts robust patent program earns five new application patents in eight days Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) was recently awarded five separate patents over the course of just eight days, reflecting the company’s commitment to delivering unique solutions to its clients and demonstrating its significant momentum in health IT innovation. […]

We Need To Pave A New Path For The SME Fintech World

William Arsn

Co-founder of Edge, Award winning marketer getty When a crisis hits, it’s best to have a fallback plan. Covid-19 took us all by surprise, and small businesses were hit the hardest. How can the new generation of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) lenders help small businesses overcome a crisis of the […]

World Bank Group Failing at Remedies for Project Abuses

William Arsn

An external review of the World Bank Group’s private funding institutions found that social and environmental abuses caused by their development projects went largely unaddressed, leaving victims without remedies. The review focused on the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and their accountability office, the Compliance […]

How Slavery Shaped Modern Finance

William Arsn

When the infamous Zong trial began in 1783, it laid bare the toxic relationship between finance and slavery. It was an unusual and distressing insurance claim – concerning a massacre of 133 captives, thrown overboard the Zong slave ship. The slave trade pioneered a new kind of finance, secured on […]

Stewarding the Financial Services Revolution

William Arsn

In an era marked by disruption, global economies are stuttering. While we won’t fully grasp the magnitude of devastation for some time, one thing is clear: traditional institutions are failing us. The coronavirus is exploiting all the weaknesses of our financial order, laid bare by the digital economy. We face […]