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Security Awareness in Japan

Security Awareness in Japan 1200 675 Blackpeak

Despite being one of the safest countries in the world, Japan lags behind many other economies when it comes to security and safety measures to protect the country against major threats such as terrorism, cyber-attacks or geopolitical tensions.

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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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China’s 19th Party Congress: What You Should Know

China’s 19th Party Congress: What You Should Know 1200 675 Blackpeak

China is at a critical turning point as the 19th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (“CCP”) will be underway next week. The meeting will shape China’s political and economic trajectory over the next five years and beyond with key decisions made on party leadership and policy directions.

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Investing in Myanmar: Southeast Asia’s Last Frontier

Investing in Myanmar: Southeast Asia’s Last Frontier 2508 1672 Blackpeak

Myanmar’s robust economic growth and untapped potential have led many investors to name the country as “Southeast Asia’s last frontier”. Blackpeak shares its views on top foreign direct investment (FDI) sectors, key investors and investment risks and challenges in Myanmar.

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Japanese Gaming: From the Bowels of Kabukicho to a Place in the Sun

Japanese Gaming: From the Bowels of Kabukicho to a Place in the Sun 1200 675 Blackpeak

After years of debate, the Japanese government has legalized casinos in the country. Nothing is expected to be built in time for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. So what is behind this historic decision? What are the consequences for the economy?

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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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Investing In The Philippines: Is The Road Still Bumpy?

Investing In The Philippines: Is The Road Still Bumpy? 1200 675 Blackpeak

It has been nine months since Duterte became president of the Philippines. A shift towards a martial law seems entirely plausible. What can investors expect in the coming months?

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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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Indian Family Businesses: Risks for Investors

Indian Family Businesses: Risks for Investors 1200 675 Blackpeak

India’s rapid economic progress is in large part due to the dominance of successful family-run conglomerates. While these companies have become some of India’s most successful, several have been tainted by corporate governance scandals…

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From High Seas To High Finance: What Banks Need To Know About Human Trafficking

From High Seas To High Finance: What Banks Need To Know About Human Trafficking 1200 675 Blackpeak

Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world, involving 21 million victims and generating USD150B in profits every year. What are the risks of inadvertently funding human trafficking? What can your company do to mitigate these risks?

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