Garry Kasparov: Cut Off the Russian Oligarchs and They’ll Dump Putin

Garry Kasparov: Cut Off the Russian Oligarchs and They’ll Dump Putin

Target their assets abroad, their mansions and IPOs in London, their yachts. Use banks, not tanks.

GARRY KASPAROV

March 6, 2014 7:26 p.m. ET

For the second time in six years, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops across an internationally recognized border to occupy territory. This fact must be stated plainly before any discussion of motives or consequences. Russian troops have taken Crimea and they are not leaving, despite the Ukrainian government’s protests. Five hundred kilometers southeast across the Black Sea, Russian soldiers still occupy parts of Georgia—South Ossetia and Abkhazia—where they have been since Mr. Putin’s 2008 invasion and de facto annexation. Read more of this post

EMC, the leader in corporate data storage systems, is trying to repeat the VMware acquisition success with the formation of a new company, Pivotal. Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz Says Companies Must Rediscover Software Development

March 6, 2014, 6:01 PM ET

Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz Says Companies Must Rediscover Software Development

By Steve Rosenbush

Deputy Editor

EMC Corp.EMC +0.04%’s acquisition of software company VMware Inc.VMW -0.85% is among the most successful tech deals of all time. Now EMC, the leader in corporate data storage systems, is trying to repeat that success with the formation of a new company, Pivotal. Read more of this post

EMC, the leader in corporate data storage systems, is trying to repeat the VMware acquisition success with the formation of a new company, Pivotal. Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz Says Companies Must Rediscover Software Development

March 6, 2014, 6:01 PM ET

Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz Says Companies Must Rediscover Software Development

By Steve Rosenbush

Deputy Editor

EMC Corp.EMC +0.04%’s acquisition of software company VMware Inc.VMW -0.85% is among the most successful tech deals of all time. Now EMC, the leader in corporate data storage systems, is trying to repeat that success with the formation of a new company, Pivotal. Read more of this post

Storage Giant EMC Is Structured for Innovation

Storage Giant EMC Is Structured for Innovation

STEVEN ROSENBUSH

March 6, 2014 5:56 p.m. ET

EMC Corp. EMC +0.04% looks the part of the incumbent technology company with everything to lose.

At the age of 35, it dominates the data-storage systems business. Its $23.2 billion in annual revenue and profit margins of 62.3% are inviting attacks by startups eager to disrupt its markets with cheaper and more powerful technology. Read more of this post

Beijing’s Credibility Deficit; Political control reduces the prospects for serious economic reform

Beijing’s Credibility Deficit

Political control reduces the prospects for serious economic reform.

Updated March 6, 2014 6:50 p.m. ET

This week’s National People’s Congress in Beijing is being studied for clues as to the Communist Party’s reform intentions, although it’s hard to see why. Surely China has reached the point where what leaders say they intend to do is less significant than what ends up happening. Read more of this post

China needs to curb risks posed by booming online finance: former ICBC president

China needs to curb risks posed by booming online finance: former ICBC president

2:21pm EST

BEIJING (Reuters) – China needs to regulate booming online financial services firms to curb the risks they pose to the wider financial sector, the former president of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Yang Kaisheng, said on Thursday. Read more of this post

Dewey & LeBoeuf Execs Accused of Accounting Fraud; In a multiyear scheme, the law firm’s CFO and other executives falsified accounting entries to conceal a cash-flow shortfall

March 6, 2014

CFO.com | US

Dewey & LeBoeuf Execs Accused of Accounting Fraud

In a multiyear scheme, the law firm’s CFO and other executives falsified accounting entries to conceal a cash-flow shortfall, Manhattan prosecutors allege.

Vincent Ryan

Dewey & LeBoeuf executives, including its former chief financial officer, are accused of running a multiyear scheme designed to hide the law firm’s financial struggles from creditors in the years prior to its filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Read more of this post

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