EU Trade in goods and services by end use: new data

International trade can now be analysed from new perspectives thanks to the latest revision of the Broad Economic Categories (BEC, Rev.5) classification. One such perspective is the end-use of goods and services that can be imported or exported for final use (consumption) or as inputs to other economic activities (intermediate use). Goods can also be … More EU Trade in goods and services by end use: new data

Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Prefere Resins by One Rock Capital Partners

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Prefere Resins Holding GmbH (‘Prefere Resins’) of Germany, by One Rock Capital Partners, LLC (‘ORC’) of the US. Prefere Resins is active in the manufacture and sale of synthetic resins for a variety of uses and, to a lesser extent, of paraformaldehyde … More Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of Prefere Resins by One Rock Capital Partners

EU Commission launches public consultation on the role of enablers in facilitating tax evasion and aggressive tax planning

The European Commission has published a public consultation on the role of enablers involved in facilitating tax evasion and aggressive tax planning. Some enablers design, market and help set up structures in non-EU countries that erode Member States’ tax base through tax evasion or aggressive tax planning. Such structures may use entities without minimal substance … More EU Commission launches public consultation on the role of enablers in facilitating tax evasion and aggressive tax planning

AATCC Announces Scholarship Winners

Each year, AATCC Foundation recognises a new group of students who were selected to receive AATCC Foundation scholarships. This year, 26 recipients were awarded more than USD 90000 in scholarship and fellowship funds for the fall 2022/spring 2023 semesters. To learn more about each individual scholarship, please visit https://www.aatcc.org/foundation/#grants AATCC Foundation is proud to introduce … More AATCC Announces Scholarship Winners

Mondi handles Diamant’s packaging needs with recyclable paper solution

  Mondi has teamed up with German bike manufacturer Diamant to wrap and protect its branded mountain and trekking bikes. Diamant is replacing its plastic bubble wrap around bike handlebars with Mondi’s pre-made paper Protector Bags. The new system will protect bikes during transportation and reduce Diamant’s plastic packaging by around 85 % per year. … More Mondi handles Diamant’s packaging needs with recyclable paper solution

Professor Scott Galloway on why recruiters should stop ‘fetishising’ elite universities

The outspoken professor says higher education organisations failed during the pandemic and argues for a more inclusive system and hybrid working model to increase intake numbers. By guest author Oliver Pickup from the Raconteur “My generation has decided that it’s awesome not to provide younger people with the opportunities we had because it makes our … More Professor Scott Galloway on why recruiters should stop ‘fetishising’ elite universities