December 7th, 2017
Big Picture: Digital shines the IPO spotlight on reputational assets
Executives ignore a company's reputational assets at their peril in IPOs, particularly in the digital era when mistakes can go viral rapidly.
November 13th, 2017
The Pulse: How to be heard in a voice-activated world
The next seismic shift in how we communicate is just around the corner, and every industry will have to evolve to survive it.
November 6th, 2017
New Frontiers? The emerging regulatory landscape for FDI ... and what investors can do about it
In the third wave of globalisation, companies and investors experience challenges in the form of political volatility and geopolitical multipolarity, while policy makers feel increasingly powerless in the face of mighty multinationals. One of the most distinctive manifestations of political attempts to regain control and primacy are tightened regulatory measures in national investment control systems. CFIUS and AWG are merely the most prominent examples that have left investors eyeing the political stage with suspicion.
October 30th, 2017
The Rundown: Why China’s 19th Party Congress captured the eyes of the world
China’s ruling elite took centre stage at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which began October 18th and ended October 24th. For a week, the world watched as President Xi Jinping outlined his vision for the country. Amongst the strong statements and nation-building rhetoric, he unveiled key decisions that will shape China’s world view, its relationship with the other leading nations and have a great impact on the country’s business environment.