The State of the Union 2017: Catching the wind in our sails

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker today delivered his 2017 State of the Union Address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, presenting his priorities for the year ahead and outlining his vision for how the European Union could evolve by 2025. He presented a Roadmap for a More United, Stronger and More Democratic … Continue reading The State of the Union 2017: Catching the wind in our sails

10 Years Since The Start Of The Crisis: Back To Recovery

The global financial crisis began 10 years ago and led to the European Union's worst recession in its six-decade history. The crisis did not start in Europe but EU institutions and Member States needed to act resolutely to counter its impact and address the shortcomings of the initial set-up of the Economic and Monetary Union. … Continue reading 10 Years Since The Start Of The Crisis: Back To Recovery

Times Higher Education and PolyU Co-host Innovation & Impact Summit

More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong for the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation & Impact Summit. Co-hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and THE, the Summit inspires participants with a series of thought-provoking panel discussions on best … Continue reading Times Higher Education and PolyU Co-host Innovation & Impact Summit

Greek Economy Growing While EU Undertakes Specific Support Measures on Refugee Crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke to journalists during a press conference following the European Council meeting in Brussels informing them on the final conclusions of the Summit and specific issues which are highly significant for Greece. Referring to the conclusions on migration and the refugee crisis, he underlined that "Greece is acting within the … Continue reading Greek Economy Growing While EU Undertakes Specific Support Measures on Refugee Crisis

LaSalle retains a positive outlook for European Real Estate in 2017 in spite of political uncertainty

The UK will remain a key investment market for domestic and global investors in 2017 but it is important to be very selective with opportunities, according to LaSalle Investment Management's Investment Strategy Annual (ISA) 2017 edition. Confidence in the UK occupier market held up much better than most expected immediately after the Brexit Referendum, and … Continue reading LaSalle retains a positive outlook for European Real Estate in 2017 in spite of political uncertainty

Trump’s Election Sends Wealth Offshore, Observes Aliant LLP

Aliant, LLP, a Los Angeles-based international law firm, has observed a significant spike in the number of clients moving wealth outside the United States following the presidential election. Donald Trump's successful campaign clinched him the presidency, but his 'America First' foreign policy has raised concerns in the global community and among the affluent Americans.  It … Continue reading Trump’s Election Sends Wealth Offshore, Observes Aliant LLP

Hinrich Foundation Releases Findings of Ground-breaking Research on Foreign Direct Investment on International Trade

The Hinrich Foundation, a non-profit organisation which aims to promote sustainable global trade, is announcing the findings of a major project on the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China. The study was sponsored by the Hinrich Foundation and directed by Professor Michael J. Enright, a leading expert on international competition and strategy. It … Continue reading Hinrich Foundation Releases Findings of Ground-breaking Research on Foreign Direct Investment on International Trade