Asia-Pacific

  • Snapshot: Implications of Malaysia election result

    May 10, 2018

    The shock victory of Mahathir Mohamad's Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition in Malaysia's general election on 9 May creates unprecedented challenges for foreign businesses operating in the country.

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  • Snapshot: Implications of Peppa Pig censorship in China

    May 8, 2018

    Popular cartoon Peppa Pig has been removed from a leading Chinese short video website after it became an unlikely icon of the shehuiren 'streetwise' counterculture. Faced with unpredictable censorship, what should foreign media and entertainment companies in China do?

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  • Snapshot: May Day risks

    April 30, 2018

    May Day on 1 May is marked by workers’ rallies and marches around the globe, bringing risks that range from traffic disruption through to violence involving protesters and the authorities.

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  • Insider threat presents systemic risk for corporates in China

    April 26, 2018

    Several high-profile financial scams in Chinese banks have demonstrated the threat posed by insiders. This presents complex compliance risks for corporate governance. 

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  • Pakistan: The Pashtun lose patience

    April 19, 2018

    There is a common misconception that most of the world’s Pashtuns reside in Afghanistan. In reality, there are more Pashtuns in neighbouring Pakistan. It is on this point that the region’s entire insecurity dynamic rotates.

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