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Allen & Overy LLP | Advising Banks on Human Trafficking Risks

Allen & Overy LLP | Advising Banks on Human Trafficking Risks 1200 675 Blackpeak

Interview with Nick Bryan-Brown, Blackpeak’s Head of legal and compliance, for Allen & Overy on advising banks on human trafficking risks.

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Forbes | The Odds And Perils Of Gambling Successfully On Japan’s New Casinos

Forbes | The Odds And Perils Of Gambling Successfully On Japan’s New Casinos 1200 675 Blackpeak

David Suzuki’s opinion on the new casino legislation in Japan in an article for Forbes.

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WSJ | Ex-Wives and Kids’ Schools: Digging for Dirt on Chinese Stocks Gets Personal

WSJ | Ex-Wives and Kids’ Schools: Digging for Dirt on Chinese Stocks Gets Personal 1200 675 Blackpeak

Sean Chen of our Hong Kong office shared an interesting war story from a past due diligence project in China with The Wall Street Journal

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Bloomberg | Japan May Cripple Its Casinos

Bloomberg | Japan May Cripple Its Casinos 1200 675 Blackpeak

When Japan’s parliament legalized casino gambling last year, it created a wave of excitement among casino operators and institutional investors.

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Nikkei Asian Review | Japan’s Casino Market Offers Perils as Well as Promise

Nikkei Asian Review | Japan’s Casino Market Offers Perils as Well as Promise 1200 675 Blackpeak

The Head of Blackpeak Tokyo office, David Suzuki shares his view on the casino market in Japan for Nikkei Asian Review. Japanese supporters of casino gambling legalization originally hoped to…

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BBC | Conflict in the South China Sea

BBC | Conflict in the South China Sea 1200 675 Blackpeak

Chris Leahy interviewed on BBC World News on the conflict in the South China Sea. Beijing cannot use its economic power to buy its way out of other problems such as…

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NYT | Singapore, a Rising Home for Quiet Money, Comes Under Pressure

NYT | Singapore, a Rising Home for Quiet Money, Comes Under Pressure 1200 675 Blackpeak

Chris Leahy quoted in an article from the New York Times on Singapore becoming “the new Switzerland” for billionaires.

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Le Monde | Les Yakuza Font Peau Neuve

Le Monde | Les Yakuza Font Peau Neuve 1200 674 Blackpeak

Blackpeak’s head of global Japanese business, David Suzuki, quoted in an article from the leading French newspaper, Le Monde, talking about the Yakuza in Japan. Lettre de Tokyo. Dans une…

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AVCJ | Behind the Curve

AVCJ | Behind the Curve 1201 675 Blackpeak

Chris Leahy, Blackpeak co-founder, quoted in an article from the Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) talking about how private equity firms source reliable industry data to support their investment thesis.…

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RANE | Japan Rolls the Dice on Legalizing Casinos

RANE | Japan Rolls the Dice on Legalizing Casinos 1200 675 Blackpeak

“Organized crime’s involvement will not be as overt or blatant as some media outlets anticipate, but there are serious concerns that the legalization of casinos…

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