U.S. Moves to Protect Investors from China’s Firms

The People’s Republic of China has long prohibited Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges from complying with U.S. regulatory requirements designed to protect investors, claiming compliance would violate PRC laws on national security information. The failure to meet basic disclosure requirements has enabled companies like Luckin Coffee Inc. to mislead investors. In April, the

Japan-Brazil Defense Ministers Signing Memorandum on Defense Cooperation and Exchanges

On December 15, 2020, Minister KISHI held a video teleconference with the Minister of Defense of the Federative Republic of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Fernando Azevedo e SILVA, followed by the signing ceremony of the Memorandum on Defense Cooperation and Exchanges. Both Ministers welcomed the signing ceremony of the Memorandum in virtual form and recognized the

Diplomatic Relations of China and Brazil since the Cold War Period to the Present

On December 6, 2020, Brazilian media reported that President Jair Bolsonaro has banned government ministers from meeting with the Chinese ambassador to Brazil Yang Wanming (Jardim, 2020). So far, this has been the most recent chapter of the troubled Sino-Brazilian relationship, which began under the Bolsonaro government. With a nationalist, anti-globalist, and conservative foreign policy,

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