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Clifford Chance


View from Davos: The end of globalisation?

31 January 2017

Donald Trump’s ascent to power, the UK’s supposed commitment to “hard” Brexit, the rise of populist politics and strong leaders have made the world a much more uncertain place. In this extract from a debate we held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, chaired by Clifford Chance Partner Connie Heng, our speakers – Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz, Pascal Lamy, former Director General of the WTO, Lord Malloch-Brown – Senior Adviser at Eurasia and former Deputy Secretary-General and Chief of Staff of the UN, Philipp Härle of McKinsey & Company and Dr Henry Cao, Professor of Finance at Cheung Kong Graduate Business School – discuss the impact of these and other shifts on the future of globalisation.

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