In recent years there has been an uptick in multi-billion dollar family disputes heard publicly in open court and making headlines in the international press. What is driving this phenomenon and is there a smarter way to navigate high net worth family disputes?
US-China relations are clearly on the ballot in the upcoming US election – but how will the outcome impact US foreign and economic policy toward countries like China.
Join Control Risks experts Graham Griffiths, Ashley Halabi and Andrew Freeman for a discussion the ramifications of these crises.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic will complicate the country’s economic diversification programme largely due to the drop in government revenue from oil sales, highlighting the need to accelerate economic diversification. In order to sustain funding for mega-projects while maintaining a low-risk sovereign profile, the government will seek to revive privatisation plans of state-owned assets, such as utilities companies and transport hubs, in the coming years.
The UN’s World Tourism Authority estimates that global tourist activity will decrease by up to 40% in 2020 and will not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2022 at the earliest. In the MENA region, this will be felt hard in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Jordan and will exacerbate existing economic and social problems.