Clutch Recognizes Leading Business Services Firms in Latin America

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Clutch, the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform, announced the top business service providers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The companies featured provide BPO and back office services, voice services, business consulting, human resources, and translation services.

Clutch ranks companies based on client reviews, services offered, and market leadership. The leading business services companies in Latin America are as follows:


1. Helpware

2. Emerging Strategy

3. CIENCE Technologies

4. First Point Communications

5. UAssist.Me

6. Remote Team Solutions

7. Solvo Global

8. Friedman U

9. CodersLink

10. Performia

11. Randstad

12. Latamways

13. FEG Outsourcing Administrativo

14. Wave Group

15. Volt Media Services

16. Easybee Answering Services

17. Simple Latam

18. Translation Outlet

19. Hispano Language Advisory


“As the nearshore business services industry in

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Global bank stocks tumble following ‘FinCEN files’ revelations

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A new investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists says JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank and several global banks “kept profiting from powerful and dangerous players” in the past two decades even after the U.S. imposed penalties on these financial institutions.

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The report, based on leaked documents obtained by BuzzFeed News and shared with the consortium, said that in some cases the banks kept moving illicit funds after receiving warnings from U.S. officials.


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Bank stocks in Europe were down sharply on the news.

The documents identified more than $2 trillion in transactions between 1999 and 2017 that were flagged by financial institutions’ internal compliance officers as possible money laundering or other criminal activity, the report said. The top two banks are Deutsche Bank, which disclosed $1.3 trillion of suspicious money in the files, and JPMorgan, which disclosed $514 billion, the analysis found. Other lenders

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Insurance Technologies to be sold to Boston private equity firm | Business

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A majority stake in Colorado Springs-based insurance software provider Insurance Technologies will be sold to Boston-based private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners under a deal announced this week.

Insurance Technologies is among the largest employers in downtown Colorado Springs with 250 workers developing and selling software that helps carriers, agencies, financial institutions and others sell insurance, annuities, retirement funds and other investments. Thomas H. Lee Partners plans to retain longtime CEO David Fenimore, the rest of the company’s senior management team, many of which have been with the company since it was started in 1995, and other employees.

“David and the Insurance Technologies management team have done a tremendous job of building an innovative, client-centric platform that provides a flexible set of sales and automation services and solutions and is driving the financial services sector forward,” said Ganesh Rao, THL managing director and head of financial services, and Edward

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Barrett Business Services’ Shares March Higher, Can It Continue?

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3 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks With Over 7% Dividend Yield

Markets are volatile, there can be no doubt. So far this month, the S&P 500 has fallen 9% from its peak. The tech-heavy NASDAQ, which had led the gainers all summer, is now leading the on the fall, having lost 11% since September 2. The three-week tumble has investors worried that we may be on the brink of another bear market.The headwinds are strong. The usual September swoon, the upcoming election, doubts about another round of economic stimulus – all are putting downward pressure on the stock markets.Which doesn’t mean that there are no opportunities. As the old saw goes, “Bulls and bears can both make money, while the pigs get slaughtered.” A falling market may worry investors, but a smart strategy can prevent the portfolio from losing too much long-term value while maintaining a steady income. Dividend stocks, which

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LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP INVESTIGATES: Allegations Against The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation and Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft

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September 21, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 21, 2020 / Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors that it has commenced investigations of several companies concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.

On September 20, BuzzFeed News and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published the FinCEN Files, a comprehensive investigation of global financial institutions involving “more than 400 reporters in 88 countries”. The FinCEN Files investigation purportedly “reveal[s] how some of the world’s biggest banks have facilitated the work of notorious terrorists, drug cartels, and despots” and centers around more than 2,100 suspicious activity reports (“SARs”) submitted to the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”). Banks and other financial institutions submit SARs when they observe transactions that suggest money laundering or other illegal activity, and while these reports

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After 40-plus years, it’s the last day on the job for industry icon J.R. (Bob) Tisdale Canadian Underwriter

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Canadian P&C insurance industry icon J.R. (Bob) Tisdale is stepping down today as president and chief operating officer of Pembridge and Pafco insurance companies in Canada, coinciding with his 40-year work anniversary.

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada first announced his retirement in August 2019.

“In my 42 years in the industry, I have seen some incredible changes,” Tisdale wrote in a LinkedIn post commemorating the occasion. “It seems every time our industry is challenged with something new we adapt and provide the products and services necessary to protect people’s financial well-being. I also met some incredible people along the way. Too many to mention everyone but a few really stand out.”

In particular, Tisdale thanked his spouse Christine, “who I met in the industry and has supported my journey for over 35 years. This support allowed me to complete all of my post-secondary schooling while working full-time. It also allowed

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Co Antrim Ooh and Aah Cookies celebrate five years in business with exciting customer offer for their expanding range

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A Co Antrim bakery has the recipe for success having increased their sales throughout the UK and Ireland by 75% during lockdown as they mark their fifth birthday.

Ooh & Aah Cookies, based in Ballyclare, is owned by Barbara-Anne McMullan and Ruth Armstrong and despite having ceased trading for five weeks at the beginning of lockdown, reopened in April, and has had phenomenal success since, with the in-demand cookies selling out every week.

The unique offering includes 7” and 12’’ Personalised Cookie Cards; Signature Stuffed Cookies and Limited Edition Cookies, with fun flavours including  The Snickerbocker Glory, The Lemon Meringue, The Milky Slay and The Jaffa Jookie.

Ruth said: “We have enjoyed steady growth over the last five years, however as a small team with young families, we felt that we had no option than to temporarily close at the beginning of lockdown.

“It didn’t feel like it at the

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At The Movies: The Personal History Of David Copperfield, Deliver Us From Evil, I’m Livin’ It, and more, Entertainment News & Top Stories

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The infectiously joyful The Personal History Of David Copperfield offers a rare combination of factors: beautiful dialogue spoken by good actors; editing that makes the two-hour film feel like 60 minutes; and a storytelling style that feels modern and meta while staying true to – and sincerely in love with – its source material.

The work comes from British film-maker Armando Iannucci, best known for acid-etched portraits of political figures (BBC series The Thick Of It, 2005 to 2012; HBO series Veep, 2012 to 2015). But when he is not making parodies of politics or society, he is also a Dickensophile, having written and presented a documentary on the English writer in 2012, Armando’s Tale Of Charles Dickens.

“The true Dickensian world is our world,” says Iannucci in the documentary (available on YouTube). And to that end, he has cast British-Indian actor Dev Patel

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Yeahka Announces 2020 Interim Results, Technology-enabled Business Services Realized Rapid Growth in Revenue and its Customer Base

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HONG KONG, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yeahka Limited (“Yeahka” or the “Company”, Stock Code: 9923), the leading payment-based technology platform in China, is pleased to announce the unaudited consolidated results for the six months ended June 30, 2020 (the “Period” or the “Reporting Period”).

Mr. Luke Liu, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company, said: “In the first half of the year, the covid-19 Pandemic triggered offline merchants to jump-start their digitalization process and the demand for technology services among China’s small and micro sized merchants has been increasing rapidly. Guided by our mission to ‘continuously create value for merchants and consumers’, we focused on the needs of millions of small and micro merchants in China, using payment services as the entry point to strengthen our technology platforms, to provide merchants with comprehensive technology-enabled business services. We continued

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Opinion: Witnessing Deutsche Bank’s tailspin

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No matter how dodgy the deal, profits are everything. That was clearly the motto at Deutsche Bank and attempts to justify the wrongdoing uncovered by the FinCEN scandal seems pointless, writes DW’s Henrik Böhme.

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“Everything starts with trust.” That’s how Deutsche Bank wooed clients in the mid-1990s. This slogan, however, has long been history, as the bank completely gambled away the confidence of its customers in the years that followed. The moneylender wanted to play in the financial premier league, so principles were thrown overboard, presumably because it was the only way to increase the bottom line. Returns were everything because the Deutsche bankers’ profit machine had to be lubricated, by all means necessary.


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From interest rate manipulation and money laundering to poorly secured mortgages and business relationships with questionable customers — such as the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

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