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fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 – LEPs

London Local Enterprise Partnership is the leading LEP in Europe according to fDi's European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 ranking, with nearby Thames Valley Berkshire in second place. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 – Winners

The UK's vote to leave the EU has left Europe in a state of flux. However, thus far this does not seem to have dented London's allure as an FDI destination, as fDi’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 ranking shows. Cathy Mullan reports.

British public wary of cryptocurrencies: YouGov survey

UK remains sceptical of cryptocurrencies, despite recent global interest, according to a YouGov survey. Timothy Conley reports.

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Is the world ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?

European companies are preparing for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation, but there are risks that their foreign partners are less aware of the new regulations’ global reach. Erika Morphy looks at the implications of non-compliance for all parties.

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Could FDI screening become the norm in the EU and UK?

Security concerns are leading the European Commission and the UK government to consider implementing legislation scrutinising the precise nature and consequences of any overseas investment.

Russian LNG reaches the US, despite sanctions

The arrival of a natural gas shipment highlights the potential of the Russian Arctic’s energy reserves. Mario Schnider reports.

Report: UK biotech strongest in Europe

The UK continues its impressive run as the top European destination for biotech investments and looks set to gain on global rivals in 2018.

UK M&A slips in 2017

Following a record year in 2016, the UK’s M&A market performance fell in 2017, says consultant Willis Towers Watson.

Italian FDI visa boosts incentives for 2018

The new investor visa should help Italy maintain its top 10 status as a European FDI destination.

London leads in real estate investment

London tops the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s annual survey.

fDi On Location: Florence

 

The Tuscan city of Florence is best known for the treasures of its past, but a focus on the four key sectors of culture, education, fashion and lifestyle, and high technology is taking the local economy into the future.

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