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Special Reports

Reports and insight on global topics

African cities thought leadership programme

African cities thought leadership programme

As much of Africa’s urban infrastructure has yet to be developed, there is substantial scope to shape the future. Ensuring that the development and retrofitting of infrastructure builds functional cities, combats ecological degradation, and confronts social injustice and spatial inequality is vital.

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Banking on Cloud

Banking on Cloud

Using the cloud has become essential for meeting the needs of customers in financial services. New market entrants use it to move fast and innovate; while established players understand that the cloud is essential to meet the innovation challenge and increase efficiency. But complex regulatory barriers can cause frictions and hold back adoption. Pinsent Masons and industry body the BBA have boiled those problems down into seven hurdles banks have to clear.

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Investing in a smarter energy future

Investing in a smarter energy future

As the pace of change in the energy industry accelerates in response to increasing pressure on supply and demand, utilities must adapt to the new world of energy generation and distribution.

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M&A and Private Equity Market Themes report 2019

M&A and Private Equity Market Themes report 2019

Findings are based on the 229 deals we collectively worked on last year carrying an aggregate deal value of £16bn.

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Oilfield services M&A

Oilfield services M&A

With continued uncertainty in the outlook for oil and gas prices, transformative changes are expected for players across the board. The current landscape is very different from what we have experienced before, with transformative technology offering ever-greater opportunities.

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One Belt, One Road

One Belt, One Road

One Belt, One Road is a major driver for investment in land and sea-based connectivity from China to major markets around the globe. With a focus on energy and transport infrastructure, the initiative sees Chinese companies work with government and private enterprises in each region to finance and deliver new projects.

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The General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation

Publication of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) heralded the biggest shake-up of European data protection law in over 20 years.

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The business impact of Brexit

The business impact of Brexit

The UK is set to leave the European Union. Leaving the EU will have an impact on every major business in the UK and many further afield. Below are some of the ways we can help your business navigate Brexit as well as our reporting and analysis of the issues that matter.

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The evolution of Infratech

The evolution of Infratech

Technology and data are increasingly driving and disrupting infrastructure projects. What does that mean for an industry where many players don't yet have fully developed digital strategies?

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