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Commandments - Dissent and difficulties



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613 Commandments - Dissent and difficulties

  • Even when rabbis attempted to compile a list of the 613 commandments, they were faced with a number of difficulties:

613 Commandments - Dissent and difficulties

  • *Which statements were to be included amongst the 613 commandments? Every one of God's commands to any individual or to the entire people of Israel?

613 Commandments - Dissent and difficulties

  • *Would an order from God be counted as a commandment, for the purposes of such a list, if it could only be complied with in one place and time? Else, would such an order only count as a commandment if it could be followed at all times? (The latter is the view of Maimonides.)

613 Commandments - Dissent and difficulties

  • *Does counting a single commandment depend on whether it falls within one verse, even though it may contain multiple prohibitions, or should each prohibition count as a single commandment?

613 Commandments - Dissent and difficulties

  • Ultimately, though, the concept of 613 commandments has become accepted as normative amongst practicing Jews and today it is still common practice to refer to the total system of commandments within the Torah as the 613 commandments, even among those who do not literally accept this count as accurate.

613 Commandments - Dissent and difficulties

  • Ashkenazim, however, customarily follow the glosses appended to the Shulchan Arukh by Rabbi Moses Isserles

AmbieSense - Other dissemination results

  • Press coverage in many newspapers in Spain, Scotland, Germany, and Norway (both online and paper versions). Three Spanish radio stations, one Spanish TV-channel, and the international channel EuroNews. Several articles found in Gemini, a popular scientific magazine in Norway. Additional information can be found on various web sites in the world. News items in IST Results web (Europe), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Bulletin web (United States), and EuroNews web.

Credit Suisse

  • 'Credit Suisse Group AG' is a Switzerland-based Multinational corporation|multinational financial services holding company headquartered in Zürich that operates the Credit Suisse Bank and other financial services investments. The company is organized as a stock corporation with four divisions: Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, and a Shared Services Group that provides marketing and support to the other three divisions.

Credit Suisse

  • In the late 1990s, Credit Suisse acquired Donaldson, Lufkin Jenrette, the Winterthur Group, Swiss Volksbank and Bank Leu among others.

Credit Suisse

  • The company restructured itself in 2002, 2004 and 2006. It was one of the least affected banks during the global financial crisis, but afterwards began shrinking its investment business, executing layoffs and cutting costs. During the period between 2008 and 2012, Germany, Brazil and the United States began a series of investigations into the use of Credit Suisse accounts for tax evasion.

Credit Suisse - Corporate structure

  • The Board sets Credit Suisse's business strategies and approves its compensation principles based on guidance from the compensation committee

Credit Suisse - Corporate structure

  • Credit Suisse Asset Management sells investment classes, alternative investments, real-estate, equities, fixed income products and other financial products.

Credit Suisse - Early history

  • The bank was modeled after Crédit Mobilier, a bank funding railway projects in France that was founded two years prior, except Credit Suisse had a more conservative lending policy focused on short-to-medium term loans

Credit Suisse - Early history

  • By the end of the war, Credit Suisse had become the largest bank in Switzerland.

Credit Suisse - Early history

  • Credit Suisse had its first unprofitable year in 1886, due to losses in agriculture, venture investments, commodities and international trade

Credit Suisse - Acquisitions, growth and First Boston

  • In 1987, the Group acquired the blue chip London stockbrokers Buckmaster Moore. Originally established by Irish aristocrat Charles Armytage-Moore and sportsman Walter Buckmaster, who had met at Repton School. As stockbrokers they were very well connected, had developed a good private client business, which at one time included John Maynard Keynes.

Credit Suisse - Acquisitions, growth and First Boston

  • Credit Suisse injected $725 million to keep First Boston in business, which ultimately led to the company being taken over by Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse - Acquisitions, growth and First Boston

  • While Credit Suisse First Boston had been struggling, Credit Suisse's overall profits had grown 20 percent over the prior year, reaching $664 million

Credit Suisse - Acquisitions, growth and First Boston

  • Four lawsuits were filed from other resorts seeking $24 billion in damages alleging Credit Suisse created loans with the intention of taking over their properties upon default.

Credit Suisse - Post financial crisis

  • In July 2011, Credit Suisse cut 2,000 jobs in response to a weaker than expected economic recovery and later merged its asset management with the private bank group to cut additional costs.

Credit Suisse - Post financial crisis

  • German authorities found that citizens were using insurance policies of a Bermuda-based Credit Suisse subsidiary to earn tax-free interest.

Credit Suisse - Post financial crisis

  • In November 2012, Credit Suisse's asset management division was merged with the private banking arm.

Maris Martinsons - Dissertation

  • *Strategic Intelligence in Hong Kong, How chief executives managed information/knowledge amidst the environmental uncertainty of pre-handover Hong Kong / University of Warwick


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