Flavio Maluf Eucatex’s Brilliant CEO

Confidence in the growth of Brazilian industry has fallen steadily since the beginning of 2015. However, as reported by the Brazilian businessman Flavio Maluf, president of the company Eucatex, the executives of the transformation industry showed much more optimistic about the feasibility of an improvement In the sector already in the coming months, which had not happened even in August, since that month the pessimism still remained strong.

This increase in the confidence of entrepreneurs was verified by the ICI (Industry Confidence Index) presented in September, since, in the ninth month of 2016, there was an increase of 2.1 in this index, and in August, this data Had suffered a 1-point retraction. Thus, in September, the ICI reached 88.2 points compared to 86.1 in the previous month. In this sense, Flavio Maluf informs that this was the highest result achieved by the index since July 2014, when he reached 88.8 points.

The ICI data are obtained by analyzing the perspectives of executives on the momentary activities and those for the following six months. For this, the Ibre / FGV (Brazilian Institute of Economics of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation) conducts the Transformation Industry Survey. In September, between 5 and 23, the institute gathered the opinions of leaders of more than 1,120 companies.

Thus, in 12 of the 19 segments analyzed there was an improvement in the perspectives presented by the interviewees, which was not only in relation to the current period, but also on the evaluation for the following six months.

In the division between the periods, the executive Flavio Maluf reports that the IE (Index of Expectations) was the one that reached the highest score, since the increase of 2.5 points made the index reach 89.8 points, the highest number since the 90.3 points reached in June 2014. In relation to the ISA (Current Situation Index), there was an increase of 1.5 points, which led the index to 86.7 points, the best number since the 88.4 points Achieved in the first month of 2015.

Capital Group New Leadership

There is finally some light at the end of the tunnel. After the devastating death of Jim Rothenberg the Capital Group Chairman, the company has succeeded in choosing a chairman and CEO of the company. Tim Armour was the leading candidate and now taken the leadership.

Before becoming the chairman of the company, Timothy Armour was the chairman of the company’s management committee. He was also the deputy of Jim, and this gave him an added advantage. Jim has joined the company in 1970 and propelled the company to great success. Timothy joined the company a little later in 1983 as an associate.

Timothy Armour has over thirty years experience in investment, and his skills will lead the company to greater heights. He will be working in collaboration with the Rob Lovelace who is the Capital Research and Management company president. Phil de Toledo, the Capital Group President, will also join the group to carry out the company’s operations. Rob and Phil joined the company in 1985 and 1986 respectively.

In his position as the deputy chairman, Timothy Armour undertook different projects that have played an important role in the company’s success. He was part of the team that was involved in the in-house research project which was to show the benefits of the active fund. He was also behind the decision to involve the media so as to tell the world what the company does. He is a member of the eight-person management committee that is responsible for the asset management.

Timothy Armour attended the Middlebury College where he did his Bachelor Degree in Economics. Before joining the company, he was working for a global telecommunications company as an Equity Investment Analyst.

About the Company

Capital Group was launched in 1931 in Los Angeles. It is known as the oldest and the largest investment company in the world. With success it has obtained, the company has established itself in other countries including Tokyo, Sydney, and London.

Even though the company is successful with offices in different countries, it is still a privately operated company. This means that they still continue to offer different services. As of December 31st, 2016, the company’s asset under management has been evaluated to be $1.39 trillion. They are a company that serves all; individuals, financial intuitions, consultants among others.

New Business

Capital Group and Samsung Asset Market are now partnering to produce global investments and also asset management for the people of Korea.

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MB2 SOLUTIONS: A DENTIST’S AID

Being a competitive dental practice is the dream of a majority of the dentists all over the world. It is for this reason that dentists should avoid all other chores in the course of practice so as to give the best services to their clients. In most practices it is absolutely necessary to outsource the secondary services so as to concentrate on the core activity of the dentist. MB2 Solutions comes in handy during situations where the dentists want to outsource dental management services so they can focus exclusively on dental activities. It is the best option for dentists outsourcing management services due to the fact that the organization is made up of dentists. This makes it easy for them to closely identify the needs of the dentists and their patients.

This management company is formed by a group of dentists lead by Dr Chris Stevens who is the CEO and his team Anna Phillips, the Marketing Director; Justin Caroll, the Chief Operating Officer and Justin Puckett, the President. With such a type of leadership, the company understands the hustle that it entails for the dentist to run their practice and handle their customers professionally. As many of the practicing doctors may agree, most of the time the roles in running the business takes up time that would otherwise be used to take care of their customers. The company is formed on the knowledge that many of the dentists are not adequately equipped to handle the office matters relating to human resource, marketing and costing or handling the accounts of the practice. In this light, the company helps the dentists concentrate on patient care while their team of other professionals handle the other matters relating to the practices.

The success attained by the company is mainly because of their keenness in matching associate doctors with potential opportunities. Their recruiting team does a thorough search of the potential associate to determine their goals, hopes, dreams and dental practice history in order to ascertain their needs. They then match them with opportunities that have the potential to fulfill all of them. Contrary to the common belief, having people aid in running one’s practice does not completely reduce their control over their business. MB2 ensures that none of their associate loses control of their practices by guaranteeing clinical independence before they begin their partnership with the company. The company also guarantees; growth, transparency and support from other colleagues.

Understanding Comparative Law And Its Importance To Modern Ways Of Governance

Governance is a complex idea that calls for the application of diverse sets of rules that are designed to bring about unity and success. Laws are made to offer direction and to instruct people to behave in a certain manner. Different countries across the world are governed by set laws in a constitution, which ensures all citizens are given rights to lead successful lives and to explore their capabilities, socially and financially. In the absence of proper laws, the systems could prove chaotic and there would be difficulties solving conflicts.

One of the reasons experts keep researching to further make changes to existing laws is because with time, some laws become obsolete. For example, the advent of the internet brought new activities and these activities could also lead to cases of invasion like cyber crimes. This drift necessitated the development of laws that describe the action to be taken to control cyber crimes and security. Some countries while developing laws to govern different sections engaged professionals, who first toured several places to understand the kind of laws used in those regions.

Comparative law is a field that allows one to compare the laws of one region to those of another. Possibly, if there are unique bits of law that are useful one can pick information that is vital to integrate into the development of new laws for another region.

China is one of the countries that have benefitted from comparative law and its application while developing governance methods that can suit both the citizens and visitors. With a diverse economy and opportunities that attract foreign transactions, there is need to understand the laws used in the countries they trade with so they can also adjust to make processes seamless.

Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a Canadian citizen whose passion for law and governance has seen him traverse several countries across the world while offering support to help in the development of laws necessary to enhance growth and the attainment of peace. He is a comparative and constitutional law professor who has been working in Berkeley. He offers insight into the constitutional development process and is often invited to oversee the drafting of new laws in different regions.

2016, Sujit Choudhry worked as the dean of Berkeley and during this period he developed strategic agendas build on the pillars of Access, Service and Innovation. He developed and launched several initiatives including the Access for All campaign that fundraised for financial aid to help in the development of learning units for law students.