Analysis

How can Chinese investors and entrepreneurs navigate populism in the West?

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28 Feb 2018
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Regions: 
EU/Eurozone,
UK,
Asia

Inequalities are increasing amongst people in Europe and the US; this is having a profound impact on politics, creating resentments and instability; and this is impacting the way in which policymakers see China. It is putting trade and investment relations with China under closer scrutiny. This...

Foreign Investment: Rising Tides of Politics in Regulation

28 Feb 2018
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Regions: 
EU/Eurozone,
UK,
Asia

Recent years have seen important global shifts in both the policy frameworks for screening inward foreign investment and the way in which they are applied. These shifts come against a backdrop of protectionist political rhetoric and anxieties about the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI)...

Supporting Europe’s Economies and Citizens - A modern approach to financial services in an EU-UK Trade Agreement

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19 Jan 2018
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Region: 
EU/Eurozone

In September 2017, Global Counsel and Clifford Chance published with UK Finance a detailed set of proposals for the financial services content of a possible future EU-UK FTA.

The proposals offered a possible answer to the difficult question of how the EU and the UK might preserve some...

What does no deal mean?

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30 Oct 2017
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Region: 
EU/Eurozone

The baseline for the trade relationship after a no-deal Brexit would be WTO rules. In practice – and depending on the political atmosphere – there would at least be some enhancements to this baseline in the form of bilateral agreements between the EU and the UK on specific issues that are...