Companies, Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions / 05.11.2020

The world's largest IPO, the listing of Ant Group, has been suspended last-minute. The Shanghai Stock Exchange announced the suspension claiming the Group has failed to meet the issuance and listing conditions or information disclosure requirements. However, is this the full story? [caption id="attachment_3850" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]...

Companies, Coronavirus, Corporate Governance, Fashion, Tech / 21.07.2020

Suppliers of international tech and fashion companies, such as Apple, Nike and Calvin Klein, have been exploiting forced labor from ethnic minority groups, mostly Uighurs, detained in the Xinjiang region, China. Organizations have already started to take action. Several investigations carried out in the last year by The...

Stock Exchanges / 08.10.2019

As of October 8, 2019 Hong Kong Stock Exchange announced the drop of its £32 bn bid to acquire the London Stock Exchange. For further information, see the following links: https://www.hkexgroup.com/-/media/HKEX-Group-Site/ccd/Possible-Offer/28-Announcement--HK-cover-ENGcombined.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/oct/08/hong-kong-bid-london-stock-exchange-lse https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/08/hong-kong-exchange-drops-its-39-billion-bid-to-buy-the-london-stock-exchange.html https://www.ft.com/content/ccb827ce-e95f-11e9-a240-3b065ef5fc55 ...