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Baker McKenzie’s Anahita Thoms on the rise of FDI screening

Following the US’s lead, Germany is stepping up its FDI screening laws, especially with regards to Chinese investment in critical industries. The EU and global community are beginning to follow suit, Anahita Thoms, partner at Baker McKenzie, tells Sebastian Shehadi.

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US ambassador to the UK puts job creation first

Woody Johnson, US ambassador to the UK, talks to Sebastian Shehadi about how Donald Trump plans to keep the US an attractive destination for investment.

Will Trump tariffs threaten inward investment to US?

Swedish home appliance manufacturer Electrolux has put its expansion plan in Tennessee on delay after the Trump administration announced plans to raise tariffs on steel and aluminium. Erika Morphy looks at the possible repercussions of this move. 

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Pittsburgh seeks to maintain green energy advantage

With a long history of innovation in the energy sector, Pittsburgh still stands at the forefront of the industry. As Karen E Thuermer discovers, its favourable location, natural resources and academic excellence are combining to create new ways to power North America in a cleaner, greener way.

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View from the Americas: too early to tell on Trump's tax revolution

Recent changes to the US tax system are so drastic that it will be some time before their effect on FDI can be perceived, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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Mahindra head looks to play to Detroit's strengths

India’s Mahindra Group is investing in an automaking plant in Detroit to build utility vehicles from scratch, attracted by a combination of engineering talent, non-union labour and state incentives, as CEO Rick Haas tells Philippa Maister.

Bombardier wins surprise victory in US trade ruling

The US trade commission has reversed its decision that Canada's Bombardier had an unfair advantage over rival Boeing, in a move that surprised many. Philippa Maister reports.

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How will Trump's tax attack impact global FDI?

Momentous changes to US tax law, which include slashing the corporation tax rate and overhauling rules governing US companies’ foreign earnings, will have global repercussions on competition and FDI, as Erika Morphy reports.

US oil boom creates investment opportunities

The production increase in US crude oil has the potential to reshuffle the dynamics of global energy markets and boost investment into the country's coal, oil and natural gas sector. Mario Schnider reports.

Trump proposes $1500bn US infrastructure plan

Donald Trump's plans for upgrading the US's infrastructure show a departure form the country's traditional federal works initiatives, writes Erika Morphy.

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