Global Growth: A Prime Opportunity for the Middle Market
Emerging Markets: Opportunity, Risk, and What it Means for Brand Protection
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
On 7 July the five BRICS countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa formally launched the New Development Bank (NDB) at the inaugural meeting of the institution's Board of Governors in Moscow, Russia, ahead...more
For those focused on the debt restructuring market, the Greek sovereign crisis (covered extensively in our recent updates) has drowned out news of other debt restructuring matters this year. Our Alert below addresses key...more
First Circuit Rules Bankruptcy Code Preempts Puerto Rico's Recovery Act -
On Monday, July 6, the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the February 6, 2015 order and injunction of the Puerto Rico District...more
A very warm welcome to all our readers to Issue 20 of the Real Estate Gazette.
In this issue, we are turning the spotlight on questions relating to real estate and Emerging Markets.
The term “Emerging Markets”...more
I always enjoyed economics – understanding “rational” behavior and applying it to business situations can be very productive. Of course, there were many detractors who argued that economics is filled with assumptions that...more
European companies subject to FCPA jurisdiction or comparable European jurisdictions, and doing business in emerging markets such as the BRIC nations, face a rigorous compliance standard. Firms must have compliance processes...more
This spring Outlook is structured in three sections. The first section sets out our view of the economic outlook commencing with a very short summary of recent world economy dynamics, followed by a review of the outlook for...more
The FCA has publicly announced an expectation that, in the context of managing money laundering risks, banks should not indiscriminately withdraw services from market sectors.
Brokers and asset managers with appropriate...more
POST BUDGET -
What it means for digital innovation and emerging technology:
The theme of the 2015 Budget encourages Australian Government entities to proactively reform the way they do business. Specifically,...more
Digital health investment is off to a healthy start in 2015 with our friends at Rock Health reporting more than $630 million invested in the first quarter. Fenwick clients Augmedix and Centrillion Technology Holdings received...more
After years of speculation that the Saudi Stock Exchange (Saudi Tadawul) may be opening up for direct investment by foreigners into listed entities in Saudi Arabia, the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia (CMA) published...more
This article provides a brief overview on some of the key issues and considerations that will need to be analysed by foreign sponsors (the “Foreign Sponsors”) looking to develop petrochemical projects in newly emerging...more
The advanced energy industry produced $199.5 billion in revenue in the United States in 2014 (and $1.3 trillion world-wide; this post, however, focuses on U.S. economic impacts) according to a new Advanced Energy Economy...more
As emerging nations such as China and India continue to grow, their demand for goods and services will grow, too. International expansion requires careful planning, but with the right strategy in place, U.S. businesses just...more
Civilian application of drone technology has increased dramatically in recent years. The burgeoning civilian opportunities are a potential boon for investors, who view this emerging market as one that will expand long into...more
The Commonwealth Government has released its Green Paper exploring a range of policy options to expand the competitiveness of the Australian agriculture sector and its share of the global market.
The Green Paper serves...more
Fred Lipp, business law attorney and practice group leader, offers ten tips on doing business abroad:
- Technology licensing and energy projects will continue as primary global drivers
- Chinese products are...more
Localized Barriers to Trade (LBTs) are an increasingly common phenomenon across the globe. Such barriers hurt job creation, impede growth, and limit economic opportunities. What does this mean for manufacturers in the United...more
The MSCI upgrade of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to “emerging market’ status marked the beginning of increasingly liberalised GCC stock exchanges....more
The World Bank has recently released the 2015 edition of its annual Doing Business report. This publication is significant for businesses considering expansion in Africa because it signals which countries may be poised to...more
According to a recent report released by Moody’s credit rating agency, among the world’s top 20 economies, China, India, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey will be the fastest-growing economies of 2014. At the very least,...more
Ed. Note-today we have a guest post from Timur Khasanov-Batirov, Chief Compliance Officer at DTEK and Co-Chairman at Compliance Club of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.
It will be a challenge. I mean to...more
The Five Megatrends Shaping Pharma’s Next Decade: Sustaining Success in a New Market Landscape -
Disruptive trends in the healthcare system will force companies to change their strategies. With new care models...more
In This Issue:
- Leading the News
- United States – Africa Relations
- North Africa
- East Africa
- West Africa
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- General Africa News
- Excerpt from...more
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