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Biden to boost small business PPP loan access

President Biden is expected on Monday to announce new measures designed to help small businesses receive Paycheck Protection Program loans and expand the pool of eligible companies. Small businesses have struggled to gain access to the lending program, a marquee government effort to help companies retain employees during the COVID-19 crisis, as they are often… Read More »

What Banking Can Teach Health Care About Handling Customer Data – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary Why can we run our entire financial lives with a few smartphone apps, a couple of plastic cards, and an ATM network, while so many of our interactions with the health care system still rely on phone calls, copiers, fax machines, and even the occasional multi-part form? Why is the routine exchange of… Read More »

FiercePharmaAsia—AZ’s China business; BeiGene CEO’s $28M pay; Kangmei’s $4.4B accounting error

AstraZeneca warned of slowing China growth after it lost a major government procurement deal for Crestor to a generic drugmaker. BeiGene’s CEO nabbed a $ 15 million special equity award in 2018 and ranked as biopharma’s second-highest-paid exec for the year. China’s Kangmei Pharma saw shares plummet on news that its shares could be delisted after a $ 4.4 billion accounting “error.” 1.… Read More »

Acne Studios Takes Minority Investment | Breaking News, News & Analysis – The Business of Fashion

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Acne Studios has sold minority stakes to China-focused investment firm IDG Capital and Hong Kong-based I.T Group, ending almost a year of speculation that the brand would be acquired by a larger rival. Acne, one of the earliest and most successful purveyors of the “Scandinavian cool” style that has since become popular… Read More »