Author Archives: Nicolò Conti

Danone adopts new legal status to reflect social mission

French food group likens change to toppling statue of free market economist Milton Friedman Save Leila Abboud in Paris JUNE 26 2020 Danone shareholders voted on Friday to enshrine the group’s mission to bring “health through food” to consumers into its corporate bylaws, becoming France’s first big listed company to adopt a new legal status […]

Danone prête à devenir la première Entreprise à Mission cotée

Nouvelle étape dans son modèle de création de valeur pour toutes les parties prenantes Tenue de l’Assemblée Générale des actionnaires le 26 juin 2020 Proposition d’adoption par Danone du cadre juridique d’entreprise à mission, pour devenir la première société cotée à inscrire dans ses statuts son modèle de création et de partage de valeur durable […]

The New Challenges for International Trade

Retrouver le webinaire “The New Challenges for International Trade” auquel Pascal Lamy a participé le 22 juin dernier: https://linklaters.mediaplatform.com/#!/video/6684/The+New+Challenges+for+International+Trade

China, EU Urged to Finalize Investment Treaty to Offset Covid-19 Damage

By Lu Zhenhua China and the European Union should conclude their bilateral investment treaty within the year in an effort to boost cross-border investment and offset the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization said Monday. Read more: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2020-06-23/china-eu-urged-to-finalize-investment-treaty-to-offset-covid-19-damage-101571509.html

Digital tax is a global problem, says ex-WTO chief Lamy

Pascal Lamy, former director-general of the World Trade Organization and president emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, discusses digital tax tensions between the U.S. and the European Union at CNBC. https://www.cnbc.com/video/2020/06/22/digital-tax-is-a-global-problem-says-ex-wto-chief-lamy.html Full interview: https://ql.mediasilo.com/#ql/5ef08cc8e4b0ffb71efa2421/567ff94b-9ccc-46a4-a8e7-94bddd59d3fe

How the Coronavirus Will Reshape World Trade

Governments have been using subsidies to prop up domestic businesses through the shutdowns. Some of the most contentious trade fights of recent years — pitting the U.S. against the EU, and nearly every major country against China — have centered on market-distorting government support for industry. Trade experts warn of new battles over whether such […]