Author: Anna Kompanek

Part I: The December Revolution Sudan’s third revolution began suddenly in December 2018 after nearly thirty years of oppressive rule under President Omar Al-Bashir. Peaceful demonstrations sparked by price hikes on essential goods like bread and fuel led thousands of protestors to take to the streets. Beginning in the northern town of Atbara, the protests… Read More

Stakes are high as the Group of Twenty (G20) prepares for its November 2020 Summit in Saudi Arabia. The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a systemic shock to the social and economic fabric of countries around the world. Leaders in business and government are grappling with fluctuating health restrictions—including a new round of lockdowns in many… Read More

The global economy has opened up unprecedented opportunities for companies in emerging markets to join international value chains, build new business relationships, and reach new levels of growth. At the same time, corporations are very much aware of the compliance risks that local partners can pose if they are not transparent in their disclosures or… Read More