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French links at the 2016 Premier’s NSW Export Awards

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On the 26th of October, 2M CEO and ABIE France (Australian Business in Europe) Board Director Tea Dietterich presented at the 2016 Premier’s NSW Export Awards Ceremony in Sydney. Tea was one of the judges and describes the quality of the submissions as exceptional and the stories behind them as inspirational. Tea is pleased to share some of the […]

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German Chamber of Industry & Commerce Breakfast Series

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Medical Research is a Global Activity 2M General Manager Susanne Creak organised with the other members of the QLD Chapter Committee of the German Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce the latest breakfast seminar in Brisbane, on the topic of Medical Research Is a Global Activity. Professor Frank Gannon, Director and CEO of the QIMR […]

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Australian Regulator Condemns Lack of Translation in Share Listings

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You should not sign off on something you do not understand. This, in short, was a key message of a report published in early July 2016 by Australia’s Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), Australia’s corporate, markets, and financial services regulator. The report reviewed due diligence practices of issuers of securities under an initial public offering (IPO). An IPO is […]

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Energy & Resources: Decarbonisation & Divestment

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Yesterday morning 2M CEO Tea Dietterich and Senior Project Manager Maïté René-Watts attended the Energy & Resources industry breakfast: Decarbonisation & Divestment organized by FACCI (French Australian Chamber of Industry & Commerce). Chris Greig, Director, UQ Energy Initiative, & Director, Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation, gave an excellent presentation on the transition to a low carbon economy and what is really possible. […]

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Nominations for 2016 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Awards closing soon

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In 2015 our 2M CEO Tea Dietterich won the category for Multicultural Business Person of the Year at the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Awards for Business. Nominations for the 2016 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Awards for Business close on 15 June. The Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Awards for Business celebrate the contribution multicultural businesses make to the Brisbane economy and community through […]

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Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove welcomed in Paris

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Yesterday morning Sir Peter Cosgrove, our Governor General, was welcomed in Paris at the Australian Embassy. The moment was ideal after the Australian Government had announced the 50 billion contract to build submarines was going to DCNS in France. An impressive state visit saw Cosgrove received by French President Hollande. When the Australian business community […]

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2M Update – On BYO and Survival of the Fittest

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When I arrived on the shores of Sydney in 1997, Down Under had a whole swag of surprises and cultural curiosities for me. One of the things I learned quickly was the BYO formula. Bring your wine to the restaurant, bring your chair to a neighbour’s garden party… I was fascinated how simple everything was. […]