France | Air & Cosmos | 26 June 2009

Regards croisés sur l'aéroport de 2025

It's now necessary for airport and operation management players to adapt a long-term vision and elaborate new strategies (to anticipate airport in 2025). (...) The "city airport concept" will develop in the coming years and impose a new business model to airports : to turn infrastructure management into attractive places to every kind of people.

France | Le Journal du Net | 23 June 2009

Le m-paiement atteindrait 250 milliards de dollars d'ici 2012

According to Arthur D. Little study, "total m-payment transaction volume will reach almost  SD 250 billion in 2012 growing at 68% each year.”

Saudi Arabia | Ame Info | 20 June 2009

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce and Industry engages Arthur D. Little for study on consumer protection regime

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently appointed Arthur D. Little to develop the consumer protection regime in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia | Zawya | 20 June 2009

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce and Industry engages Arthur D. Little for study on Consumer Protection Regime

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently appointed Arthur D. Little to develop the consumer protection regime in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Arthur D. Little will advice the Ministry on its strategy and the optimal design for the organization tasked with upholding consumer rights and enforcing consumer protection regulation.

France | La Nouvelle Vie Ouvrière | 19 June 2009

Industrie pharmaceutique : les big pharmas soignent leurs profits

Major pharmaceutical laboratories are well aware that many of their top selling medecines (blockbusters) are reaching the end of their life cycle. That is why they are searching new business models in the short run. According to Arthur D. Little, in one of their studies (2007) the end of those numerous blockbusters should make 25% to 40% of the industry workforce unemployed (22,000 people in total).

UK | Financial Times | 18 June 2009

Blue-sky approach sought for imporving early warning

In an article that talks about the need for robust risk management to ensure a bright future for companies, James Catmur, Sustainability & Risk Practice UK, is quoted as saying “we found that only relying on standards and compliance is not sufficient to achieve good risk management...other factors contribute significantly to the good management of risk and therefore need to be considered in a successful risk management approach.”

Saudi Arabia | Handelsblatt | 17 June 2009

BT poach in the business of IT providers

Cloud Computing helps companies reduce their IT-costs by a third. And, says Diethard Bühler, Telcos have a clear advantage over IT-service providers. The reason for this is that while customers can buy net and server capacity of the same quality from different providers, one-stop service is an ace that the telcos have up their sleeves helping them in their marketing efforts.

Saudi Arabia | Handelsblatt | 10 June 2009

Dubai builds the world’s biggest airport

The cards in the international airline business will be reshuffled, says Ralf Baron. The construction of "Al Maktoum International" Airport in Dubai will set new standards concerning size and efficiency. Besides that, the mega-sized airport will take a key role in the expansion plans of Emirate Airlines that operate out of Dubai.

Germany | wiwo.de | 10 June 2009

Competition for Europe - Dubai builds the world’s biggest airport

The current slump in the global airline industry does not keep Dubai from its plans to build the world’s biggest airport that will set new standards in terms of size and efficiency, says Ralf Baron. At the same time Emirate Airlines stay on track of their growth path and have ordered 58 AirbusA380 planes. The company plans to enlarge its Middle Eastern hub.

France | Challenges | 10 June 2009

Bruxelles retarde l'ouverture du marché des jeux en ligne

In France a bill on the online gaming and betting market has been brought in. The starting date scheduled on 1st January 2010 is most likely to be postponed by 3 months because of the European Commission want some clarification.

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