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Safe Haven: How A Recent United States Supreme Court Decision Stands To Protect Foreign Banks From Their Depositors’ Creditors

July 30, 2015 • Americas, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, In-depth, International Law, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The United States Supreme Court in the pre-judgment case of Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014) begs the question as to whether the United States – not just New York – is to continue to offer the kind of creditor protection that allows domestic investment …

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Long Decisions: Exploring New Ways To Decide What To Do

July 30, 2015 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Michael Mainelli and Robert Ghanea-Hercock Today, with a smart phone, any individual on the planet has access to the power of most recorded knowledge. Over the past two decades, connectivity has spawned social networks, chat rooms, usenets, blogs, wikis,


Decrypting The Aspiring Indian Low-Income Consumer

March 26, 2015 • Asia - Pacific, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, IndiaComments (0)

By Glyn Atwal, Douglas Bryson and Ambi Parameswaran In this article, Glyn Atwal, Douglas Bryson and Ambi Parameswaran highlight the common misconceptions held by companies regarding low-income consumer markets in India and suggest the best ways to


International Law in a Multipolar World

March 26, 2015 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, International Law, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Charles Camp And Theresa Bowman From a bipolar world marked by the Cold War between the two major powers, the United States and the Soviet Union, to a decade largely dominated by the United States, the international system now appears to have drifted into


Developing Change Competence for the African Environment

March 26, 2015 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Middle East & AfricaComments (0)

By Franca Ovadje Leading change in Africa is fraught with a number of difficulties. To be successful in this context a deep understanding of the socio-cultural environment is indispensable. This article discusses what managers can do to lead successful change


Failed Statebuilding versus Peace Formation: The Consequences and Implications over the Last 25 Years

January 25, 2015 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, International Law, International Relations, World PoliticsComments (0)

By Oliver P. Richmond Recent years have seen an abundance of foreign intervention to achieve peace and statebuilding.


China Looks West: What Is at Stake in Beijing’s “New Silk Road” Project

January 25, 2015 • Columns, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Global Giants, International Relations, Leverett on International RelationsComments (0)

Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett and Wu Bingbing Not even two years into what will almost certainly be a ten-year tenure as China’s president, Xi Jinping has already had an impact on China’s foreign policy: Standing up for what many Chinese see as


World Investment Forum 2014: Investing in Sustainable Development

November 26, 2014 • Editor’s Choice, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report: The Future is Green, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Henrietta Morris In the early 1960s, developing countries began to raise concerns regarding their place in international trade, calling for a conference whose specific focus would be addressing these concerns. And thus the United Nations Conference on


America’s Never-Ending War in the Middle East

October 13, 2014 • Americas, Columns, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, Leverett on International Relations, Middle East & Africa, World PoliticsComments (0)

By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett While President Obama continues – at least for now – to resist redeploying large numbers of U.S. soldiers to fight the Islamic State on the ground, the military components of the anti-Islamic State strategy he


Contemporary Business and Management Challenges in China

September 26, 2014 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, China, Editor’s Choice, In-depthComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Jess Zhang In today’s global context, Chinese companies face significant challenges in internationalising their services – not least that posed by contrasting styles of leadership. However, Chinese companies and government are