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Andrew De Roy

Insights
May 6, 2019

[Interview] Medical cannabis in North Macedonia

 Margo:  Today we're talking to Andrew de Roy, a Founder and Managing Partner of Bearstone Global.   Margo:  Hi, Andrew.   Andrew:  Hi.   Margo:  There are a lot of talks about the progress in the medical cannabis sector in Europe. How do you estimate and how do you…
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April 30, 2019

Medical cannabis in Macedonia: opportunities for investors

In this episode of Bearstone Insights, together with Marguerite Arnold and Vancho Tolomanosi we are discussing the risks and opportunities of investing in the North Macedonian medical cannabis market. North Macedonia is being viewed as a low-cost market for the development of medical cannabis products. There are many opportunities to…
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Insights
February 25, 2019

[Podcast] How is Technology changing Risk Consulting?

  There is much talk of automation and technology destroying jobs. Blue-collar roles have been increasingly replaced with technology, and now algorithms are impacting white-collar workers also, including lawyers and analysts. The global corporate intelligence industry continues to boom, but what next for an industry where technology is rapidly disrupting…
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February 23, 2019

[Podcast] Medicinal cannabis momentum in Germany with Marguerite Arnold

Medicinal cannabis was legalised in Germany in March 2017, and many European are following suit. Investing in medicinal cannabis offers opportunities for first movers, but also challenges. What awaits investors in the coming years? What are the opportunities and challenges? To answer these questions, Andrew de Roy is joined by…
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Insights
November 8, 2018

[Podcast] Whistleblowing with Rafał Hryniewicz and Krzysztof Krak [in Polish]

In our first Bearstone Insights Podcast recorded in Polish, we discuss whistleblowing in light of recent global and Polish corporate scandals and planned regulation. The current regulatory dynamic that we are observing most probably will have a significant impact on the corporate landscape and whistleblowing itself. W pierwszym odcinku Bearstone…
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October 23, 2018

Medicinal Cannabis: Cultivation, Market Development and Legalisation in Germany

Investors worldwide are looking to see if the European countries will follow in the footsteps of the United States and Canada with legalizing cannabinoid substances for recreational and medical use. It's apparent that significant pressure is mounted on the EU governments to introduce new regulations, especially ones that provide access…
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September 24, 2018

Bearstone Insights Podcast #2 – Insight on Turkey with Boris Milosh and Tom Nikoloski

In our second Bearstone Insights podcast, we take a look at Turkey to see how the latest geopolitical and economic developments can impact business and investors. What are the challenges? Can we expect more turbulence in the near future? What risk factors should the decision makers be aware of? Our…
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August 29, 2018

Bearstone Insights Podcast #1 – Geopolitics in the Balkan region with Boris Milosh and Tom Nikoloski

In our first Bearstone Insights podcast, we explore the current geopolitical situation in the Balkans. What are the risks and their implications and how can the situation in the region develop? Both of our guests are experts in business risk management and have a deep knowledge of the Balkan region. They…
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August 22, 2018

The Agrokor Report

UPDATE: In August 2018 we have updated the Agrokor report to reflect the changes resulting from the 04.07.2018 settlement between Agrokor and the creditors. Download the full, updated report now to learn more about the current situation. Agrokor is one of the largest retail companies in Croatia. With 60,000 employees and…
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