Welcome to this bumper October edition of Acquisition Intl. Magazine, bringing you the latest developments in the world of corporate finance.

Gracing the cover of this month’s issue, is Dr. Andy Khawaja of Allied Wallet. Taking time out of his busy schedule, Dr. Khawaja provides us with a fascinating glimpse into the company’s global online services, as well as revealing how they are making a way for millennials to start up in business and be successful.

Speaking of success, we profiled multi-award winning legal services business, EmployEasily. The firm offers employment law advice and HR services for businesses across Glasgow, Edinburgh and London. Since their inception in 2008, EmployEasily have worked closely with clients to fully understand their employment law advice and/or HR service needs.

Another business who strive to provide the best possible service to their clients, is the platform. The platform supports multiple ways of working, from locally all the way to full global management. We profiled the firm as we look to explore the secrets behind its success.

In other news, global leader in commerce-enabling technology, first Data announced on the 12th October the results of its 2017 Consumer Cybersecurity Study. The study examined how different generations view cybersecurity threats, and found that baby boomers generally have better cybersecurity habits and are more concerned about protecting their personal information than younger generations. The study is based on survey data from approximately 800 U.S. consumers.

Lastly, we discover more about Fangda, which is one of the few premier law firms in Greater China. Established in 1993, they were one of the first full service PRC law firms and recently, head of Fangda’s Hong Kong antitrust team, Andrew Skudder took time out of his busy schedule to profile the successful firm.

Here at AI, we hope that you thoroughly enjoy reading this insightful issue and look forward to hearing from you.