Venture capital is undergoing profound global shifts, including a dramatic rise in investments into Asia. With various alternative-investment leadership roles over the past decade, Vistra’s Caroline Baker has been well-positioned to witness these changes. In this interview, she discusses how Chinese investors are influencing the VC landscape, why Southeast Asia is such a popular investment target, and more.
The European Court of Justice ruled last week that an EU-Singapore free trade agreement must be concluded jointly by the EU and all 28 EU member states. This post explains why experts differ on whether the ruling will meaningfully affect Brexit negotiations.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Uber’s growth and related conflicts are a sign of the times, Malaysia’s city of the future, and a US telecommunications firm investing in Tanzania.
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 to make sense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Africa’s precarious middle class, and a Texas honky-tonk in Tokyo.
In this week's Global Glance we look at expat “helpers” in Singapore and Hong Kong, Hulu’s decision not to go global, and the popularity of soccer and rugby in the US.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at a caption of the year candidate from a Vietnamese newspaper, Johnny Rockets’ expansion into Southeast Asia, and the best and worst countries for expats.
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 an accidental global tech player, returning expats and reverse culture shock, and Chinese authorities seizing meat from the 1970s.
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