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Latest update : 2012-04-23

Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise

Scotland's devolved government intends to ask voters in 2014 whether they want to break away from the rest of the UK. It's a referendum which raises many economic questions: who would control Britain's oil reserves in the North Sea, and what currency would an independent Scotland use? Those are some of the questions Markus Karlsson puts to Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise.

By Markus KARLSSON

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2015-03-05 Banking secrecy

2018 will see end of bank secrecy in Switzerland, OECD tax chief says

From HSBC to McDonald's, tax dodging is back in the media spotlight following a series of revelations in recent weeks. The issue is global and it requires global solutions,...

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2015-02-26 economy

'We need to constantly renew ourselves', says CEO of Lego

Lego saw a 15% rise in profits in 2014, with sales up partly thanks to the success of the Lego movie. Markus Karlsson speaks to the CEO of the Danish toy maker. Jorgen Vig...

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2015-02-12 economy

Climate change: 'Business as usual is dead' says Philippe Joubert, chair of the Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group

'Business as usual is dead' says Philippe Joubert, former President of Alstom Power, the French energy engineering firm. He is now the chair of the Prince of Wales's Corporate...

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2015-02-05 economy

Falling oil prices offer the opportunity to diversify, says Nigeria's finance minister

Global oil prices have fallen sharply, leading to significant revenue shortfalls in many energy exporting nations, such as Nigeria. For Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country's finance...

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2015-01-29 cyberspace

Eugene Kaspersky: Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure 'just a question of time'

Eugene Kaspersky is the chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Labs, one of the biggest cybersecurity companies in the world. FRANCE 24 caught up with him in Davos. Two months after the...

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