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View from Europe: can multinationals display start-up spirit?

Is ‘start-up spirit’ just a trendy buzzword, or could CEOs of big companies actually benefit from taking some risks with new ideas? 

Martin Kaspar

View from Europe: the ugly rise of protectionism

What began as a China-US tit for tat looks to be spreading internationally. It is time everyone took a step back from the brink of trade war.


View from Europe: economics, politics and power struggles

Public discontent with multinational corporations avoiding tax is growing. An international solution needs to be be found.

Martin Kaspar

View from Europe: why do IPAs have a bad name?

IPAs seem to have a poor reputation in corporate circles. Martin Kaspar looks at why.

Martin Kaspar
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View from Europe: The crucial role of international organisations

Cultural differences can often play a large part in the breakdown of international projects or deals. So how to mitigate this? 

Martin Kaspar

View from Europe: What Europe could learn from China’s Belt and Road

Europe may look askance at China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative but it has few ideas of its own.

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