Think Tanks
Allen & Overy Changes Governance of Luxembourg Office   
June 05, 2020
Source: Law - Allen & Overy has appointed Patrick Mischo as its sole office leader in Luxembourg as activity in the grand duchy hots up. Mischo will be the office’s senior partner while Frank Mausen, who co-headed the office with...
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Hard-hit grain giant to review governance   
June 05, 2020
Source: The Australian Financial Review - Australia's biggest grain exporter CBH launches a governance review after a recent board bust up in the middle of barley crisis.
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German economy set to shrink 7% even with recovery underway   
June 05, 2020
Source: Houston Chronicle - The German economy has passed the trough of its coronavirus recession and is starting to grow again, the Bundesbank said, endorsing the government's sweeping fiscal stimulus that should underpin the rebound.
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Allianz in talks for China insurance asset management licence   
June 05, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Allianz ALVG.DE is in talks with Chinese regulators for a licence as the German insurer looks to eventually offer broad asset management services in the world's second-largest economy. Discussions for a licence to manage its own...
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May Jobs Report Threatens Great Depression-Era Unemployment Rate, But Analysts See Upside Potential From ADP Data   
June 05, 2020
Source: TheStreet.com - Wall Street economist are forecasting an unemployment rate of nearly 20%, the highest since the Great Depression, from the Commerce Department's May jobs report.
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Businesses commit to renewables, electric vehicles and energy efficiency on World Environment Day   
June 05, 2020
Source: Edie - To mark World Environment Day (5 June), a host of major companies from across the globe have announced new commitments on climate action, by signing up to the Climate Group's leadership initiatives on renewables (RE100),
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Firm At Center Of Immigration Raid Rejects Charges   
June 05, 2020
Source: NPR - CEO and company founder Henry Fischer was so outraged by the charges that he hired journalist Jon Entine to document the ordeal. Entine has just released a book about the case. Fischer says the ...
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The US and China are on the brink of a new Cold War that could devastate the global economy   
June 05, 2020
Source: Business Insider - the director for Asia studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, told Insider. "The reality is that tensions between the United States and China are rising considerably at the moment," Clete ...
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Grim milestone to be reached with unemployment rate expected to be close to 20 percent   
June 05, 2020
Source: Washington Post - There are hopes that May’s unemployment rate will represent the nadir of the crisis — the rocky bottom below which the United States will sink no further. Yet, with some 30 mi
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The hyping of negative emissions   
June 05, 2020
Source: EURACTIV - EU lawmaker Jytte Guteland has proposed ambitious EU climate targets, but a cornerstone for reaching them remains shaky, says Kelsey Perlman.
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