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How Companies Should Interpret Biden’s First 100 Days

This analysis covers some of the top policy and regulatory issues that emerged in the past 100 days with the new Biden administration—and some thoughts on how companies will be impacted in the days and months ahead...
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Optics & Occasion Favor President Biden’s Big Speech

When he addresses a joint session of Congress tonight, President Biden will likely use low-key rhetoric to advocate an ambitious agenda, from rebuilding the nation’s physical and social infrastructure to strengthening American families, dismantling systemic racism and addressing climate change...
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Changing Public Expectation and Corporate Responsibility to Drive Social Change

Among local activists and socially conscious visitors who have spent some time in Japan, there is a consensus that sexism and misogyny are deeply rooted in many aspects of Japanese society...
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2021: Risk and Opportunity for UK Multinationals in China

To make the most of the opportunities available in China, British companies should stay attuned to Chinese domestic policy directions emanating from the 14th Five-Year Plan, with industrial upgrading and green development areas where UK businesses have notable competitive advantages...
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EU-China CAI: Opportunities for EU Multinationals in China

On December 30, 2020, after seven years of dialogue, the European Union (EU) and China announced, the conclusion in principle of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). In a deal which is highly political in nature, which sectors of EU business stand to benefit the most?..
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What to Expect from China’s Climate Commitments in the Next Five Years

Although the full text of the 14th FYP will not be released until the Two Sessions in March 2021, certain themes have already been highlighted in the communiqué, which was issued in October 2020...
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What Businesses Can Expect from the Biden Administration’s First 100 Days

It’s going to be a packed first 100 days for the Biden administration, setting the tone for an eventful four years. There’s much for business leaders to be optimistic about—a return to rules-based trade; more predictability; and more balanced and less mercantilist policymaking. And while some new geo-commercial risks will undoubtedly arise, there should be tremendous opportunities for savvy cross-border trade and investment...
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Regulatory Change in a Time of COVID-19 Creates a Challenging 2021 for Big Tech

Globally, antitrust scrutiny and enforcement remained robust with the focus on big tech continuing to grow. There now appears to be competition amongst regulators themselves as a wave of investigations are launched and new tools proposed to regulate digital markets...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Success Requires Clarity, Consistency and Confidence

With two COVID-19 vaccines already being put in arms around the country and more expected early next year, healthcare providers must successfully deploy millions of doses of the vaccines to end the coronavirus pandemic. However, just as important as the logistics of getting this done, the public must be willing to get the vaccine in large enough numbers to control the spread of the disease. ..
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COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts are National and Local

Sandra Lindsay became the first American to receive a coronavirus vaccine outside of a clinical trial on December 14. The nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center is the first of hundreds of millions of people who will need the vaccine to control the coronavirus pandemic as America’s death toll rises. To be successful, the rollout of the vaccination campaign requires coordination among state, local and national officials and private sector leaders. ..
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