Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: The Downward Spiral of the KPK 1200 675 Blackpeak

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

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

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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Japan Risks Policy Volatility From Lackluster COVID-19 and Olympics Responses 1920 2560 Blackpeak

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

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 1200 675 Blackpeak

Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Changing Dynamics in APAC

Recent Geopolitical and Economic Trends in the APAC Region

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Which Industries Proved Resilient During the Pandemic?

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 1200 675 Blackpeak

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

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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Big Money and Big Opportunities in Mexican Fintech 1254 836 Blackpeak

Big Money and Big Opportunities in Mexican Fintech

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 1200 675 Blackpeak

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

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

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 1200 675 Blackpeak

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

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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Boohoo: an ESG Sob Story 1200 675 Blackpeak

Boohoo: an ESG Sob Story

Online fast fashion retailer, Boohoo Group PLC (BOOH.L), brought tears to the eyes of its shareholders after a Sunday Times investigation in July alleged that a subcontractor of the group was paying less than half of the UK minimum wage to its employees in a sweatshop in Leicester.

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

To mark the international day against human trafficking, Blackpeak reiterates its commitment to support those combating human trafficking around the world.

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Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Navigating Debt and Fraud Risk in a Pandemic 1200 675 Blackpeak

Blackpeak Tête-à-Tête: Navigating Debt and Fraud Risk in a Pandemic

For this episode, recorded on July 8th, Alex Nasr welcomes Chaim Estulin, APAC senior editor at Debtwire, to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the distressed debt environment in Asia and how it has increased the risk for certain types of fraud.

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Blackpeak Ranked in the 2020 Chambers Litigation Support Guide 1200 675 Blackpeak

Blackpeak Ranked in the 2020 Chambers Litigation Support Guide

We are proud to announce that Blackpeak has once again been ranked in the annual Chambers Litigation Support Guide. This year, in addition to being listed in the “Business Intelligence & Investigations in the Asia-Pacific Region” category…

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COVID-19 and Due Diligence

Blackpeak is committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients and meeting your needs for high quality research and investigations. How are we delivering on this promise in these uncertain times?

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