January 25, 2022

Cayman Islands calls in lobbying support over taxes

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By Jon Gingerich From O Dwyer’s The Cayman Islands’ Ministry of Financial Services & Home Affairs has hired law firm Baker Botts to provide counseling and advocacy services for the British-controlled territory in Washington. Scope of the work includes outreach for the Cayman Islands’ government regarding international taxation and public policy matters to U.S. officials […]

Eugene-based tech security company acquired by Bay Area firm

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By Ed Russo From The Register-Guard [email protected], a Eugene firm that tests the information security systems of business and government agencies, has been acquired by a San Francisco-based accounting firm. BPM, with six offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and offices in Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands, has purchased [email protected] for an undisclosed […]

Ford is undergoing a huge business transformation—but its future still includes dealers

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By Matthew DeBord From Business Insider IMAGE: A Ford dealership. Scott Olson / Getty Images Car dealers have been around for as long as there have been cars — and for over 100 years, many of those dealers have sold Fords. The oldest Ford dealership dates to 1903, and the automaker now has over 3,000 […]

Here’s what it’ll be like to eat at restaurants of the future

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By Chris Weller From Business Insider It must have seemed like a revolutionary idea to diners of the 1920s — people on roller skates delivering food straight to their driver’s side window. Suddenly, the food that families were used to eating around a dinner table now arrived on trays or in bags, ready to be […]

Supreme Court allows false-advertising suit against Coca-Cola

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By Brent Kendall From Wall Street Journal Beverage Giant Faces Claims by Pom Wonderful over Pomegranate-Flavored Juice WASHINGTON—During oral arguments this spring, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy led sharp questioning on whether Coca-Cola Co. KO -0.33% ‘s marketing of a pomegranate-blueberry juice misled consumers because the drink contained little actual pomegranate. Thursday he wrote a […]