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China is still an opportunity, but the rules of the game have changed forever. What steps should foreign multinationals take to future-proof their China business?
Upcoming elections across the African continent are put into perspective. Uganda and Rwanda are demanding more attention as up and coming African markets and Tunisia finally begins to see some positive effects.
Several lessons can be drawn from our background in helping organizations see around unexpected corners -- whether those be geopolitical in nature, compliance related or high-stakes security and risk.
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CEO Nick Allan joined Evan Davis and guests on BBC programme The Bottom Line to discuss how businesses strategise in uncertain times.
Islamic State is under pressure following territorial losses in the Middle East. But it is not yet defeated as either a military or ideological force. Meanwhile, we are seeing increasingly diverse terrorism threats globally - not necessarily more severe, but often less predictable.
$17billion in FDI commitments that the country attracted last year, arguably the largest for an emerging market relative to its GDP of $250billion, is one of many reasons to take a positive long-term view on Vietnam.
The ubiquity of the cloud, WiFi networks and cheaper roaming charges enable travellers to be connected throughout their journey – but also present opportunities for cyber threat actors to target new technologies, which are often built with limited or no security.