This month’s transfer of Brazilian soccer player Neymar from the Spanish super club Barcelona to the French super club Paris St-Germain included a transfer fee of over $250 million, putting it on a par with some of the year’s biggest cross-border M&A deals. The transaction speaks to the changing nature of global super clubs and to the global economy itself.
London is home to some 200,000 French expats and is sometimes facetiously called France’s sixth largest city. Brexit-related uncertainties have some London-based French expats worried, while French authorities see an opportunity to woo them back home.
This week's Global Glance looks at smoking in France and the global legislative trend that strips tobacco companies of branding privileges while forcing them to include disturbing images on their packaging.
In this week's Global Glance we look at blockchain and why it’s time you got educated, key points of the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, and the UK’s EU referendum.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how the strong US dollar is hurting and helping US businesses, DraftKings' deals with three UK soccer teams, and a summary of important Zika information.
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.
In this week's Global Glance we look at time off in France and worker productivity, tiny Hong Kong apartments and a US sports team’s trip to Cuba.