Asia Pacific Mega-Trends and Legal Solutions: Simplifying Business in a Complex World

03 January 2018

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Mergermarket is pleased to present Asia Pacific Mega-Trends and Legal Solutions, the second report in the Simplifying Business series published in association with Baker McKenzie.

Identifying four mega trends in Asia Pacific for 2018, the report also breaks down legal risks and practical strategies businesses can consider adopting, as business leaders navigate the ever more complex global business environment.

2018 Asia Pacific mega trends:

  • Innovation via tech - AI, big data, cloud computing, distributed ledger technology and e-payments – will enable corporations to stay ahead in the digital age.
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative will accelerate its rise in regional and global economic influence and drive its cross-border M&A.
  • Free trade in Asia Pacific will be influenced by developing trade pacts, expectations for China to become a regional trade leader, and the strengthening competitiveness of the ASEAN Economic Community.
  • India’s policy changes will reshape and simplify its business landscape, contributing to its rise in Asia’s economic order.