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The perils of navigating a politically polarised US

In an era of increasingly polarised opinions, companies that do business in or with the US are increasingly taking precautions against political or reputational risk. 

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From Sectors

3D printing edges into the supply chain

Will 3D printing be all its champions predict?

From News

Global M&A slumps

Global M&A is in the doldrums – but the good news is that it’s expected to bottom out in 2019.

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Why did Amazon cancel its Long Island delivery?

The cancellation of Amazon's Long Island headquarters left investment agencies examining what went wrong and what lessons they could take from this volte-face. 

From Locations

Why did Amazon return its Long Island delivery?

Who is to blame for Amazon's decision to ditch its planned headquarters in Long Island, New York? 

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From Locations

Will the OECD reach a digital tax consensus?

The OECD's push to overhaul fiscal principles to account for the increasing digitalisation of the economy is worrying multinationals. 

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US Opportunity Zones open the door to foreign investors

The likes of Amazon are making the most of US rules that allow companies to forgo capital gain taxes when investing in 'economically distressed areas'. Now foreign investors are looking to do the same. 

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Labour pains: why the US is facing a blue-collar shortfall

A combination of economic and demographic factors has forced US companies to take drastic action to stave off an imminent shortage of blue-collar workers. 

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From Sectors

Should activist shareholders have a say in site selection?

Hedge funds such as Elliott Management are no longer alone in campaigning against majority shareholders. Erika Morphy reports. 

From News

Foxconn pulls back on Wisconsin plan

Taiwan electronics giant Foxconn has downgraded its manufacturing investment into Wisconsin, amid much confusion. 

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