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Michael D Goldhaber
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The Global Lawyer: In Achmea, the EU says ‘achtung baby’ to the world

The theoretical tension between European law and international investment law is no longer theoretical. Michael D Goldhaber reports.

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IBM blockchain head hails 'digital reinvention'

Blockchain is transforming the way in which business is done, and few companies are more aware of this than IBM. Its general manager of blockchain services, Jason Kelley, tells Jacopo Dettoni how the certainty, trust and access to quality data that blockchain offers can be beneficial for all.

softbanks rollercoaster
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Tech giant SoftBank extends its rollercoaster ride

Japan’s SoftBank Group has made a dizzying number of investments all over the world. Where this will take the debt-laden company is the topic of much debate. Adrienne Klasa reports.

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Egypt takes the nuclear option

Egypt is building its first nuclear power plant, a $30bn project awarded to Russian energy company Rosatom and partly funded by a loan from Russia. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

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.

Outlook good for real estate investment after a record 2017

Optimism abounds after global real estate investment hit an all-time high in 2017, according to findings from Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE presented at the MIPIM gathering in Cannes. Sebastian Shehadi reports.

EY survey: corporate divestments to rise in next two years

Timothy Conley analyses the results of EY’s latest Global Corporate Divestment Study.

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. 

E-commerce giants boosting Poland's industrial market – JLL report

The likes of Amazon and Zalando have been leading the charge into Poland in recent years, as is shown by a report by JJL into space leased in the country's industrial market.

Robert Bean
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Lessons learned: collaboration is the key for overseas expansion post-Brexit

With so many UK businesses unsure of how they can take advantage of the new working arrangements that Brexit and increased interest in overseas investment can offer, accountancy firm Reanda UK offers advice through the prism of its own experiences expanding overseas.

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