Mr Nicholas Lee, a senior associate at public policy advisory firm Global Counsel, says: "Historically, investors' access to off-exchange equity or debt products has been limited by high initial investment thresholds, and opaque or administratively burdensome investment processes. Without a centralised platform, investors need to manage multiple intermediaries to make a single transaction."
Asia Practice Lead Andrew Yeo wrote an article ahead of the Singapore government's review of its Covid-19 response.
| South Korea's raging debate over military exemption for boyband BTS and the potential impact on its economy
"Mr Nicholas Lee, senior associate at Global Counsel, a public policy advisory firm, noted that BTS is the backbone of record label Hybe, generating 85 per cent of its 796.3 billion won (S$861.5 million) revenue in 2020."
"Mr Dedi Dinarto, associate at Global Counsel, a public policy advisory firm, said that Mr Marcos Jr's victory is rooted in two factors: A massive disinformation campaign and the popularity of his running mate Sara Duterte-Carpio."
UK Policy and Politics Practice Lead Alex Dawson writes about the government's technology regulation policy in this op-ed for the Times.
“Semiconductors are a hugely valuable and ubiquitous component in modern technologies. We need to think carefully about what the UK’s place should be in the global value chain that underpins them,” said Stephen Adams, senior director at Global Counsel.
Senior Associate Rosie Hill made an appearance on BBC Radio to discuss the UK's shortage of HRT and what it means for women with symptoms of menopause.
| Lawrence Wong not being a unanimous pick for top job a 'natural outcome' of more robust, inclusive process: Analysts
Practice Lead for Asia at public policy advisory firm Global Counsel, Mr Andrew Yeo, said: "Some might point to the four nays as being indicative of a divided administration, but I disagree with this notion. Mr Khaw was tasked by the Prime Minister not merely to determine the overall leader, but to do so in a way that forged consensus."
"This explains a departure from the tradition of only consulting within a small circle of ministers, but also signals their desire to secure a more robust and inclusive mandate for Singapore’s next leader, perhaps in acknowledgement of the politically fractured administrations we are seeing globally today."
Agreeing with Mr Yeo, senior research fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies at the National University of Singapore, Dr Woo Jun Jie, told TODAY that this "points towards a new way of leadership selection that is more formal and allows for more candid sharing of views from stakeholders who were consulted".
UK Policy and Practice Lead Alex Dawson writes about the state of Boris Johnson's government in this op-ed for the Times.
Interview with Senior Practice Lead, Global macro, Thomas Gratowski, on the Algeria-Italy gas deal.