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2014-09-11 20:21:07

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The due diligence related to anti-corruption compliance is a crucial aspect of any merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction, but it takes on added complexity in deals involving cross-border acquisitions. Buyers and sellers must navigate differences in legal requirements; business practices and cultural norms to gain a clear assessment of their compliance risks related to their own anti-corruption laws as well as the target company's...

2014-09-08 08:35:09

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When planning a website localization project, it can be tempting to place a primary focus on creating localized and translated versions of your website and a secondary focus on the technical implementation. However, addressing implementation details at each stage of the project is the best way to keep your content organized and ensure that it displays correctly for all international consumers. Photo -...

2014-08-25 12:26:49

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called ObamaCare, has been the subject of considerable news coverage, as well as heated debate by its supporters and opponents. Many of the program's policies and processes have come under intense scrutiny, but one issue that can cause serious problems has not received much focus: the translation of critical information for individuals with preferred languages other than...

2014-08-06 12:32:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Localizing and translating your content are essential for establishing a successful online presence in your target countries, it is also important to understand how local consumers search for content. Just as language and design preferences vary from country to country, consumers in each country have their own Internet search habits. You can ensure that consumers in your target countries will find your content more quickly and easily by...

2014-07-24 12:26:19

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As today's businesses serve an increasingly global customer base, it is becoming a standard requirement to translate technical documents into multiple languages. Unfortunately, technical documents are at risk for localization errors if the content is not prepared in the right way. When converting these types of documents for a global audience, there is much more to the process than simply handing over a file for translation. However, you...

2014-07-10 20:21:57

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Creating a friendly, localized website that is intuitive and inviting to international consumers is an integral step in building a global brand. One often-overlooked aspect of this process is registering domains for each country where you plan on having an online presence. Country-specific domain registrations can help your brand seem less "foreign" and make international consumers more likely to trust your website content. (Photo -...

2014-06-19 12:30:55

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Even though international anticorruption laws and violations are getting the lion's share of media and business attention these days, the area of global privacy law is fast becoming a top priority for many organizations. As rapid innovations in technology expand the consumption of personal data, the laws regulating its usage are also evolving to protect citizens' privacy. Failure to abide by these laws can result in high legal costs,...

2014-06-12 16:29:07

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The philosophy of responsive design, in which a single version of a site is automatically optimized to show content correctly whether it's accessed on mobile, tablet or desktop displays, has become a popular concept among web designers and front-end engineers. This approach to designing websites, which uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) media queries to change a site's layout based on the device's display resolution, delivers several...

2014-06-05 16:30:58

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Learning styles and motivations vary by culture. Consequently, to ensure that your organization's e?learning content is effective, it's important to translate the material and localize it to your employees' language and cultural norms. You can tailor the translation of your e- learning courses by researching the values and tendencies of your international workforce. Geert Hofstede, a leading psychologist and anthropologist in the field,...

2014-02-19 23:00:20

http://www.merrillbrink.com -- Electronics expos such as the International Consumer Electronics Show are a great venue for introducing new products and winning new customers around the world. New York, US (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Electronics expos such as the International Consumer Electronics Show are a great venue for introducing new products and winning new customers around the world. When preparing to present and sell your electronics at these shows, however, it’s important to keep...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'