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Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: The Downward Spiral of the KPK

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In this episode, In this episode, Blackpeak Director Vanessa Capdevielle welcomes Kevin O’Rourke, an expert on Indonesian politics, to discuss the downfall of the long-established and perhaps the best-known anti-corruption agency in Southeast Asia: the KPK.

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Blackpeak Ranked in the 2021 Chambers Crisis & Risk Management and Litigation Support Guides

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We are delighted to announce that Blackpeak has been ranked in both the Crisis & Risk Management Guide and the Litigation Support Guide published by Chambers and Partners for our pre-transaction advisory work globally, and our business intelligence & investigation work in Asia Pacific.

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Tokyo Olympics

Japan Risks Policy Volatility From Lackluster COVID-19 and Olympics Responses

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On 20 June 2021, the Japanese government ended a national state of emergency that had lasted since April, lifting it in all prefectures except Okinawa.

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Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Changing Dynamics in APAC

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Recent Geopolitical and Economic Trends in the APAC Region

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Real Estate Sector Booming During Pandemic

Which Industries Proved Resilient During the Pandemic?

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As we approach a new chapter in the pandemic with vaccines rolling out in many countries, we reflect on which industries have been of interest since the crisis spread across the globe last year.

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Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Partnerships in the Middle East: the Permutations and Pitfalls

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Middle East legal expert Christopher Gunson joins us to discuss how companies can go about selecting a local partner in the region, the five main types of partner, and the most common mistakes that companies make when entering into a partnership.

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Mexico City Paseo de la Reforma Skyline

Big Money and Big Opportunities in Mexican Fintech

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Mexico’s fintech market has surged in the past five years, as international venture capital rushed into the country to capture growth opportunities.

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Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: 2020: Armageddon or Opportunity – Zeroing in on Key Markets as Investors Shake Off Pandemic’s Chokehold

Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: 2020: Armageddon or Opportunity – Zeroing in on Key Markets as Investors Shake Off Pandemic’s Chokehold 1200 675 Blackpeak

For this episode, recorded just before the end of the year, Alex Nasr welcomes Robin Ganguly, head of content and editor for Inframation, to talk about the investment climate and deal volume in 2020 in APAC and the key ESG trends to look out for in the coming year.

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PEI | How to get an Emerging Markets Deal Done During a Downturn

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Blackpeak co-founder Jack Clode recently spoke to Private Equity International about the challenges of conducting due diligence in emerging markets given pandemic restrictions.

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Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Forced Labor in Supply Chains: Changing Laws, Penalties and Remedies

Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Forced Labor in Supply Chains: Changing Laws, Penalties and Remedies 1200 675 Blackpeak

For this episode, Jack Clode welcomes Archana Kotecha from The Remedy Project to talk about the extent and causes of forced labour in global supply chain, how to detect this risk through due diligence and audits and how the approach to remedial action needs to be improved.

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