Entries by Angelo Passalacqua

Project Valuation without Source Files

Providing an estimate for a translation project can be difficult without access to the original source files. However, BURG uses several heuristics to aid in determining the scope, cost, and estimated turnaround time without available source files. The goal of the estimate is to calculate a reasonable range within which the actual values of the […]

BURG Translations, Inc. Granted ISO 9001:2015 Standards Certification

Chicago-based BURG Translations, Inc. – an international company specializing in technical translation services – announces they have earned the new ISO 9001:2015 standards certification. ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized Quality Management System and helps organizations to meet the expectations and needs of their customers. ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies […]

Why a 100% Translation Memory match is not 100% free

Computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools, particularly the translation memory (TM) feature, are one of the best technologies invented for the translation industry.  As the name implies, CAT tools assist translators, but they do not replace them. TM stores every pair of units (words, phrases or sentences) translated between two languages so that they can be re-used […]

Increased FCPA Enforcement May Lead to More Foreign Language Document Reviews for Attorneys

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is likely to provide more foreign language document reviews for attorneys and translators during the new presidential administration because U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said during a speech this month that the Justice Department would continue to prosecute corporate fraud. He added that “one area where this is critical […]

Why it’s important to streamline your lease agreement translation process

Because businesses are now required to disclose lease commitments on the balance sheet with FASB’s ASC 842 standards update, there is going to be significantly more work for corporate accountants and lawyers, especially if foreign leases are involved. Developing a streamlined lease agreement translation process with the right technology and lease translation partner can mitigate […]

BURG Translations, Inc. Announces Enhanced Lease Agreement Translation Process in Response to FASB’s Lease Accounting Standards Change

Chicago-based BURG Translations, Inc. – an international company specializing in technical translation services – announces an enhanced lease agreement translation service process for accountants, lawyers and others impacted by last year’s FASB changes to lease accounting standards. The changes announced in February, 2016, require lease agreements for properties outside the United States to be recognized on […]

BURG Translations, Inc. Announces New Location in Spain

Angelo Passalacqua, CEO of Chicago-based BURG Translations, Inc. – an international company specializing in technical translation services – announces the opening of a new location in Salamanca, Spain. Clients will have access to all of the BURG Translation language support services through the new location. “Opening a new location in Spain allows us to cover […]

CASE STUDY: Reaching Key Opinion Leaders Faster by Leveraging an International Secondary Research Team

Problem The marketing department for a medical device company needed help finding as many key opinion leaders (KOLs) as possible from across three countries to champion the company’s products. The KOLs were needed for regional sales and marketing teams to maximize sales quickly. The challenge in this case was that the company had no support […]

CEO of Chicago-based Translation Services Company to Present at International Program in Miami

Chicago-based BURG Translations, an international company specializing in technical translation services, recently announced that Angelo Passalacqua, CEO, will be a featured speaker at the 6th Annual Clinical Trials Innovation Programme in Miami at the Sheraton Miami Hotel & Executive Meeting Center on July 28 and 29. The event will feature 25 innovative thought leaders from […]