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Reframing the border

Reframing the border as a continuum

Ray Batt, Director, Border Security Programmes Europe, Unisys, offers commentary on reframing the border and the future of trading.
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How illegal is stealing trade secrets in the US and UK?

Here, IP experts discuss what would happen to someone caught stealing trade secrets in the US and the UK.
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EU-Singapore trade agreement will begin before December

EU Member States today (8 November) endorsed the EU-Singapore trade agreement, suggesting that it could be implemented as soon as 21 November.
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The financial priorities for France

Here, we take a look at the financial priorities for France, including comment on a modernised European competition policy and the development of sustainable finance.
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A ‘No Deal’ Brexit will create an economic emergency

Here, Nigel Wilcock of the Institute of Economic Development, dissects the ongoing, hotly-debated question of a Deal with the European Union (EU) and the resultant economic emergency.
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Opportunity in chaos: How businesses can prepare for Brexit Britain

Alan Laing talks about Yellowhammer implications on tech companies and how businesses could prepare for Brexit Britain.
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What does Brexit uncertainty mean for forex?

Now that we seem to be entering the end game phase both in negotiations between the UK and the EU and in the dispute between the government and the majority of MPs, what should the foreign exchange market (forex) expect?
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Closing the global trade finance gap with a blockchain solution

Here, we find out that InventoryClub, a Commonwealth-focused trade finance application developer, is re-inventing trade finance in global trade, beginning with a blockchain platform to support a thriving trading community.
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The European Court of Justice and consumer protection

Trevor Tayleur, Associate Professor and Head of Design and Assessment at The University of Law, explains the work of the European Court of Justice and their work around consumer protection.
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The UK is retracting nearly 180 diplomats from the EU

The UK has announced it will be retracting the majority of 180 diplomats from attending EU meetings, by 1 September.
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PM Johnson must stop arms export to Saudi Arabia says Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch said that PM Boris Johnson must address the rising use of food banks, the ongoing weapons export to Saudi Arabia and the genuine application of human rights in foreign policy.
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Is Venezuela approaching a complete societal shutdown?

Here, Laura Sharp and Georgina Wright assess the ongoing social, economic and political situation in Venezuela to explore the likelihood of the country experiencing a complete societal shutdown.
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UK blocks merger: Sainsbury’s and Asda would dominate market

The UK has blocked the Sainsbury's-Asda merger after investigation reveals that prices would increase, unfair trading methods could be used, and store closures would severely impact Northern Ireland.
Asia Analysis

Asia Analysis – April 2019

In this first-ever Asia Analysis edition, we hear from Masanori Osum, Philippe de Taxis du Poët about the current EU-Japan trade investment and Nai-Chi Hsiao on new earthquake alert technology, along with more Asia industry insights.
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Arms sales to Saudi Arabia: UK being taken to court

This week, the UK Court of Appeal will hear the case from Campaign Against the Arms Trade, with intervention from Amnesty, Human Rights Watch and Rights Watch UK about the UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
UK gas industry, no deal brexit

No deal and the UK gas industry: What are the implications?

With absolutely nothing currently clear about Brexit, all scenarios are still possible – including leaving the EU with a no deal: But just what might this mean for the UK gas industry?
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Blockchain and retail: A potential industry revolution

This article discusses the potential of blockchain and retail: could the technology be responsible for a profit increase for the sector in 2018?
UK temporary tariff regime, no deal brexit published

UK temporary tariff regime for no deal Brexit published

Government has published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime for no deal, designed to minimise costs to business and consumers while protecting vulnerable industries.
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Rise in foreign ownership of European companies

A continuous rise of foreign ownership of European companies in key sectors has been observed by the European Commission, according to a new Foreign Direct Investment report.
UK jobs at risk, No deal brexit

‘No deal’ Brexit could put 20% of UK jobs at risk

The Government needs to avoid a hard Brexit to protect UK jobs at risk and ensure that leaving the EU does not disproportionately hurt weaker regions of the UK, experts have warned.

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