Category archives: Anaylsis

In 2016, Congress introduced the Defend Trade Secrets Act to protect American companies from foreign trade secret theft. The concern is not unfounded. The FBI has indicated that U.S.-based businesses are increasingly targeted for theft of trade secrets by foreign entities, often with state-sponsorship and backing.[1] For example, the FBI recently convicted Walter Liew, a Chinese business consultant to DuPont, an American conglomerate chemical manufacturing company, for stealing the chemical processes to make a whiter paint and selling it to Chinese companies.[2] Liew took the information he gathered while working for DuPont to China and won contract bids up to

Hong Kong Refugees in Britain: Tensions Escalate   UK's immigration laws aren't what you'd call receptive. Out of every 100 global immigrants, the UK is home to just 1.   This is set to change. UK prime minister Boris Johnson was quick to promise a pathway to nearly 3 million Hong Kong nationals, for living and working in the UK.   That’s after 30th June saw China’s controversial Hong Kong Security Act become law.   Great Britain Is, Finally, Showing Its Spine   Priti Patel, a senior cabinet minister said, “From the expulsion of Ugandan Asians from a repressive regime…

An “unnamed” senior Government official hushed up an Intelligence report on China’s growing influence in Germany, Axios reported.   The Intelligence report detailed the Chinese Communist Government’s attempt to influence Germany holistically. After investing in hundreds of German firms, China seems to have big plans for Germany.   Why was it hushed? Mutual economic development between China and the EU, of which Germany is a huge part, is vital to both the countries. The report could throw a harsh light on trade ties between German businesses and the Chinese government. Before that could happen, a high-ranking official interfered. Axios notes