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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 […]

Humans vs Machines

April 10, 2015

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A recent article posted to a Wall Street Journal blog got me thinking about a question that has long been on my mind: are we really facing a humans vs machine dilemma when it comes to U.S. jobs and competitiveness? The following three important and persistent trends are leading business to replace labor with technology: Availability of […]

Open Course: Business in a Political Age

March 31, 2015

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The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management is offering an open course (a so-called MOOC) entitled Business in a Political Age taught by its leader, The Hon. Mark Kennedy. I have known Mark Kennedy for many years. He has been a successful business man, a politician who served his country and he now leads George Washington University’s […]

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone – A New China Paradigm for Western Investors?

December 31, 2013

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When it comes to foreign companies, funds and investors doing business in China and positioning themselves to do business in China, the question on the minds of everyone is the significance of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.  What does it mean for China, and to investment in China?  Answers to these questions are contained in a […]

Perspective: First Half 2013 Private Equity Investment in Vietnam Sets a Record

July 13, 2013

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What we have been seeing in terms of activity in the private equity sector in Vietnam seems to be confirmed in the just released report by Private Equity international (July 12, 2013). PEI reports that “Private equity investment in Vietnam hit $535 million in the first half of 2013, a record first half amount that already exceeds the […]

Chengdu, but no Pandas

July 5, 2013

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Just before spring of this year, I traveled from Beijing to Chengdu, a beautiful city in Sichuan province, not to see the pandas that Chengdu is so famous for, but to visit some companies.  I had not been in Chengdu at this time of year before and coming from a still much cooler Beijing, I was […]