Monthly Archives: April 2013

Japanese Fashion Chain UNIQLO Introduces Worldwide Equal Pay System Across Its Stores

Originally posted on SoraNews24:
Tadashi Yanai, chairman and director of Fast Retailing and the main force behind the expansion of Japanese clothes retailer UNIQLO, has recently made public his intentions to introduce a worldwide universal wage system for shop managers…

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‘The startup is you!’ Upstart gets $5.9M to help investors back college grads

Interested in investing in people instead of a business or particular idea?

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Why Caring About Equal Pay Could Save You Money

Originally posted on Small Business Compliance Services:
President Obama declared April 9, 2013 as Equal Pay Day to highlight  the discrimination women currently face in equal wages for equal work. It is said that women make 77 percent of what…

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SEC Not Liable for Madoff

On Wednesday April 10, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s rejection of claims by a number of former Madoff clients who argued “the SEC negligently failed to adequately investigate Bernard Madoff despite numerous warnings.” The … Continue reading

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What’s the best age to launch a startup? Founders young and old tell us

Great Blog that helps energize the tired but optimistic.

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SEC “Likes” Social Media; Conditionally

On April 2, 2013, the SEC issued guidance regarding a company’s use of social media to disclose information or make announcements. The SEC investigated whether Netflix, Inc. and its CEO, Reed Hastings violated Securities laws when Hastings used his personal … Continue reading

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