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Foreign Investment Regulation in the Education Sector in China

Foreign Investment Regulation in the Education Sector in China 1200 675 Blackpeak

In August 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Justice issued a Circular seeking public comments on the recently updated Promotion of Private Education (Revised Draft) law, which cuts a clear line between government non-profit schools and private education businesses by restricting foreign capital investment in certain education entities in mainland China.

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More Than a Trade War: Understanding Political Risk as US Scrutinizes Chinese Investment

More Than a Trade War: Understanding Political Risk as US Scrutinizes Chinese Investment 1200 675 Blackpeak

In August 2018, President Trump signed a bill expanding the scope and powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The new law has important implications for Chinese…

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Navigating Brazil’s 2018 Election: What Investors Can Expect

Navigating Brazil’s 2018 Election: What Investors Can Expect 1200 675 Blackpeak

If there is anything that Sunday’s electoral results showed us, it is that Brazil’s political landscape in 2018 is as polarizing, unprecedented, and unpredictable as ever.

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Financial Times | US Sanctions Companies Linked to Japanese Yakuza

Financial Times | US Sanctions Companies Linked to Japanese Yakuza 1200 675 Blackpeak

David Suzuki’s opinion on the sanctions that the US government has imposed on companies linked to Japanese anti-social forces.

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Reuters | JD.com CEO Returns to China After Arrest in U.S. Sexual Misconduct Case

Reuters | JD.com CEO Returns to China After Arrest in U.S. Sexual Misconduct Case 1200 675 Blackpeak

Blackpeak founder Chris Leahy is quoted in a Reuters article about the recent sexual misconduct case involving the CEO of JD.com.

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Risks in Japanese Infrastructure Investment

Risks in Japanese Infrastructure Investment 848 477 Blackpeak

Infrastructure development in Japan carries specific risks to investors. In this briefing, we highlight some of the key issues.

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Deal Street Asia | Record PE Vehicles Make Fundraising Challenging for Smaller Managers

Deal Street Asia | Record PE Vehicles Make Fundraising Challenging for Smaller Managers 1200 675 Blackpeak

Read Blackpeak founder Chris Leahy’s interview for Deal Street Asia on private equity market outlook and deals in Southeast Asia, India, and China.

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Mint | Some of Modi’s shine has come off, but he has a good scorecard: Chris Leahy

Mint | Some of Modi’s shine has come off, but he has a good scorecard: Chris Leahy 1200 675 Blackpeak

Read Mint’s interview with Blackpeak founder, Chris Leahy, on India investment outlook.

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Corporate Governance Reform: Enhancing Japan’s Power to EARN

Corporate Governance Reform: Enhancing Japan’s Power to EARN 1200 675 Blackpeak

“Japan to maintain itself as Asia’s Alpha” Background The implementation of the Corporate Governance Code (“CG Code”) in Japan has been a central pillar of the Abe administration’s Japan Revitalization Strategy. The strategy,…

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China Briefing: Trump’s Potential Trade Actions Against China and Their Implications

China Briefing: Trump’s Potential Trade Actions Against China and Their Implications 1200 675 Blackpeak

In his 2018 State of the Union Address, United States President Donald Trump announced that “the era of economic surrender is totally over,” and that “we expect trading relationships to be…

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