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Law & Life Magazine Interview on Chinese Economy

February 4, 2016

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Michael Macaluso: Global finance and legal expert Law & Life Vol. 2, July 16, 2015, cover story Michael J. Macaluso, whose Chinese name is: 马鲁索. Interview translated from the original Chinese.  He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Global Access and a former Partner in finance, capital markets, and investment funds at DLA Piper. He has […]

Thought Leader Perspectives: Continuous Innovation

May 30, 2015

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Are there new rules for how to approach corporate strategy? In an interesting and at times provocative piece, Helen Rosen of Global Access and Sigvard Bore of Pactera Technology, a consulting subsidiary of The Blackstone Group, make the case in “Think AND Do…The Need for Continuous Strategy”, which can be downloaded here: Continuous Strategy. The authors note that the […]

Overview of Private Investment Trends in Asia-Pacific

November 8, 2014

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Overview of Private Investment Trends in Asia-Pacific Recently, we explored the private equity investment climate in Southeast Asia in Next Stop, Southeast Asia and took a look at the potential implications of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone in Shanghai Free Trade Zone – A New China Paradigm for Western Investors? This time around we are […]

Making the Most of the Mekong (Bangkok Post)

July 16, 2014

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In thinking about Frontier markets recently, I came across this interesting article relative to the countries that share the Mekong from the Bangkok Post this morning. I’m posting below as I think it would be of some interest to investors.   Bangkok Post article by Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, 16 July 2014, unabridged. Making the most of the Mekong Emerging markets that share the […]

A Visit to California China Style

June 9, 2014

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According to the China Daily, southern California recently hosted a group of visitors from China for a week. This would have been an unremarkable event except that, impressively, this group consisted of 7,000 Chinese visitors. The group was large enough to have its parting event at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Mayor of Anaheim, Tom Tait, gave the keynote speech. It will take more than 20 airplanes […]

Hanoi in Late Spring

May 23, 2014

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Hanoi, May 23, 2014.  On a stop over in Vietnam, where we are working on several projects at the moment, to visit with clients and investors. It’s warm and a bit humid here, but otherwise the city is hard at work as always. This is truly one of the hallmarks of Vietnam and one of its […]

Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to China, Speaks at University of Minnesota

May 11, 2014

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The University of Minnesota’s commitment to China is remarkable. Even more remarkable is the University’s sustained commitment over a century as this year marks the 100th year since the University admitted its first Chinese student. It is against this backdrop that the University of Minnesota recently held its 13th annual Bob and Kim Griffin “Building U.S-China Bridges Lecture” with […]