Asia Now Find out what's really going on in Asia – with insights from our specialists on the ground. Filter by: Automotive & Mobility Consumer & Ecommerce Digital Media & Adtech Electronics & Embedded Software Energy & Environment General Government & NGO Industrial & Materials Intellectual Property Medtech & Life Sciences Software & Cloud Telecoms & Networks Search: Go Blog 09 May 2019 Alan MockridgeFailing too fast in Japan Blog 27 November 2018 Elliot BillingsHow to get money out of China Blog 25 May 2018 David PeacockGDPR has gone live — and Europe is still open for business! The GDPR European data privacy law has finally come into force today. And it’s apparently just overtaken Beyoncé in Google searches - no mean feat for a piece of EU legislation when you consider Beyoncé has over 115 million social media followers! Blog 10 April 2018 Johannes NanzPlanning a global acquisition? The Korean authorities may have something to say about that... Qualcomm’s proposed acquisition of NXP is facing continued blocks from the Chinese regulatory authorities - and has also required approval by Korean regulators. Blog 02 February 2018 Gregory SutchThe culture shock of doing business in Asia In Asia, the points of etiquette many people dwell on don’t really matter, but there are much more serious cultural obstacles to watch out for. Blog 19 December 2017 Gregory SutchGoing global: Why Japanese companies are expanding their overseas operations Increasing numbers of Japanese companies are making efforts to develop international business. Blog 14 December 2016 Micah HostetterTop 10 mistakes when selecting a distribution partner in Asia Entering any foreign market can be intimidating, doubly so when you are seeking to sell your wares in East Asia. Blog 11 February 2016 Jeremy ShawTen Tips to Make a Visit to Japan Easier We’ve all read a dozen articles on how to behave in a business meeting in Japan. Pagination Go to page 1 Go to page 2 Go to page 3 Go to page 4 Go to page 5 Sign up For our news and blog posts Newsletter signup First name Surname Email Your personal data is safe with us. See our Privacy Notice.