Argentina defies US ruling with new bill

A new bill has been passed in Argentina that will allow the country to make an interest payment on its debt by bypassing a restrictive court ruling by a New York judge in July.

North American M&A down in August: Zephyr

According to M&A database Zephyr, mergers and acquisition activity was down in August, compared with July.

FDI boosts job creation in Americas in 2014

Nearly 100,000 jobs were created through FDI by automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), business services, renewables and consumer products firms in the Americas in the first six months of 2014.

Investors lost $22bn in unreclaimed taxes in 2012

According to a recent report by tax reclamation service specialist Goal Group, investors lost more than $20bn through unclaimed withholding tax on foreign asset returns in 2012.

Crowds in London

Is crowdfunding a new way to finance FDI?

Crowdfunding is all the rage for trendy independent movies and niche start-ups, but can the technology transfer to the more serious world of FDI? 

Cedric Glover

Shreveport mayor takes listening and learning approach

The outgoing mayor of Shreveport in Louisiana, Cedric Glover, looks back on his tenure, telling Michal Kaczmarski how a collaborative approach helped him manage his city through one of the worst recessions in US history.

Bio International Convention

Bio International Convention: the battle for bio heats up

This year's Bio International Convention attracted more than 15,000 attendees, among them an army of economic developers and elected officials hoping to secure investments into the sector. Michal Kaczmarski asked representatives why investors should bet on their locations and whether they see emerging markets as a source of opportunities or competition.

View from America: a fatal flaw in the US tax system

Business tax reforms are long overdue in the US, where businesses can actually find themselves being penalised for domiciling their operations in the country.

Bourbon, Kentucky

Kentucky mixes the old with the new

Famed for its bourbon, horse racing and fried chicken, Kentucky's economy is roaring thanks to the collective successes of these three industries. State officials are keen to further diversify the economy, however, and promote less traditional sectors such as logistics and technology.

Astrobotic Technologies, Pittsburgh

US manufacturers set their sights on the city

A new generation of hi-tech manufacturers in the US are driving demand for industrial space in some of the country's largest cities.

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