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A Comparative Analysis on Foreign Direct Investment Trends in Global Economies

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Recently published data by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD revealed that global foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows plummeted by 42%, reaching $859 billion in 2020. In addition, the trend showed different outcomes across economic and regional areas.

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Scott Blackmer
Salt Lake City, Utah

Scott Blackmer

FLI Management Americas

Scott leads the Americas Management Team. Previously a partner at WilmerHale, Scott advises private and federal clients in technology and is regarded as a leading authority in intellectual property and international trade. He has served as an advisor on privacy, data protection and digital identity to various Fortune 500 entities as well as government organizations.

With extensive experience in all matters related to data protection and cybersecurity, in both consumer and human resources contexts, Scott is an expert in a wide range of legal issues that companies face in online and mobile business, especially across borders.

Qualifications

  • University of California at Berkeley, JD with honors, 1981
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, BA with honors, 1975
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1970-73
  • Université de Grenoble, France, 1972

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