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CKGSB Knowledge Fall 2014 Issue: The Alibaba IPO and Variable Interest Entities

August 28, 2014

The Fall 2014 issue of CKGSB Knowledge is out! It has articles and interviews like:

COVER STORY:

  • Around the World: In a circuitous way, billions of dollars rely on an international game of legal cat and mouse. China’s top companies use variable interest entities, but now the Alibaba IPO is shining a light on this legal grey area.

CHINA BY NUMBERS:

  • From stats on China’s search engine market to housing sales: the numbers you need to know

SNAPSHOT:

  • Sustainable Investment: Which of China’s green investment areas offer the best returns?

CHINA INSIGHT:

  • Buying Brain Power: Chinese firms are stocking up on patent purchases, but is it anything more than share price padding?
  • The Bot Connection: How the growing use of robots will impact manufacturing in China, as well as China’s robot makers
  • China-India Relations: Will Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi bring about the next chapter of this Silk Road saga?
  • Politics in the Pipeline: Two experts discuss China and Russia’s recent gas pipeline deal
  • Unplugged! They money is there, the producers are capable, so why aren’t electric cars happening in China?

CONVERSATIONS:

  • The Thinker Interview: Sheena Iyengar, author of The Art of Choosing, on the limitations of choice—and how to choose wisely
  • Q&A: Author and journalist Leta Hong Fincher on the confounding phenomenon of women forfeiting their property wealth in China
  • C-Suite: Allen Wu, ARM’s Greater China President, explains how the British seminconductor and software design company navigates the environment for foreign tech companies
  • C-Suite: Daniel Kirchert, Managing Director of Infiniti China, tells us how the luxury automobile brand is swinging into high gear

CRITICAL THINKING:

BUSINESS BAROMETER (CKGSB BUSINESS CONDITIONS INDEX):

  • Buckle Up: Entrepreneurs are leaning to live with the negative business outlook

VIEWPOINT:

  • Open Arms: Despite the woes of multinationals, Xiang Bing, Founding Dean of CKGSB, argues China will be more open than ever before

DOWNTIME:

  • China and the World Cup: Can China turn around its soccer fortunes?

BOOKSHELF:

  • China Market Research Founder Shaun Rein on how to spot the real China experts

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