In his final trip abroad as president, Barack Obama urged global citizens and leaders to uphold democratic ideals. He and German chancellor Angela Merkel also trumpeted the potential benefits of the proposed TTIP, and in a joint article they concluded that "the future is upon us, and we will never return to a pre-globalization economy.”
A recent study found 12 million refugees are living in just 10 of the world’s 193 countries. Those 10 countries have a combined GDP of less than 2.5% of the world’s total, creating a highly unstable situation. We look at why the burden of hosting refugees is unequally distributed, and we explore the real economic effects of hosting refugees.
This week's Global Glance describes the G20 in a nutshell and explores the G20's recent discussions about Brexit.
This week's Global Glance looks at new allegations that VW employees “at the highest levels” were involved in the defeat-device deception; and what you should know about the unrest in Kashmir.
In this week's German-themed Global Glance we look at how German authorities fined companies for sending data to the US; why China’s investments in Germany trouble many in the EU; and a fascinating cultural observation from German-born US soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
This week's Global Glance looks at why Netflix and Amazon may need to meet content quotas, and the least romantic wedding night ever.
Our advisors' expertise and experience helping clients overcome compliance challenges of the moment put them in a great position to predict the global trends multinationals need to be aware of in 2016. Here are three of our top advisors for their informal takes on what to watch for in 2016.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Netflix’s world domination is almost complete, VW’s mounting legal troubles and the latest Big Mac index.
In this week's Global Glance we look at global jaywalking laws and attitudes, the WHO on the dangers of eating meat, and a global newspaper map.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how the US-Ireland income tax treaty may save an Irish gambler millions, an international photo essay from a small-motor manufacturer, and the surprising results of a global tree census.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at Europe’s most popular cuisine, the right to be forgotten, and a photo essay on Cuba.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at observations from the author of "China Rich Girlfriend," Canadian expats’ right to vote and whether we should care, and the Greek debt crisis.