Are the EU’s AI Act negotiations breaking down?
Senior Practice Director Conan D'Arcy and Associate Natasha Dixon discuss the latest developments in the EU AI Act negotiations, including potential compromises on foundation models and biometric identification. They weigh in on the million dollar question: will negotiators be able to overcome their differences and reach an agreement by the end of the year?
China’s role in climate diplomacy and the green transition: in conversation with Chengyu Fu and Peter Mandelson
In the lead-up to COP28 in Dubai, Global Counsel hosted a digital in-conversation between Global Counsel Chairman, Peter Mandelson, and Chengyu Fu, COP28 advisory committee member. Mr Fu has had over forty years of experience in the energy sector including as CEO of CNOOC, chairman of SINOPEC and a board member of the UN Global Compact.
UK Cabinet reshuffle: What should we read into David (now Lord) Cameron's appointment?
This week, Practice Director Lilah Howson-Smith, is joined by UK Director Alex Dawson, and Director Denzil Davidson to discuss the Cabinet reshuffle and specifically the appointment of Lord Cameron as Foreign Secretary. The team discusses what it tells us about Rishi Sunak's approach, how it will be received at home and abroad, and what to watch in the coming months for a…
Poland’s energy transition is accelerating: five opportunities for the incoming government that will be of interest to investors
Energy & Commodities
Brussels sees the potential new Polish administration as good news for the progression of the EU Green Deal. The country’s existing strategic documents on energy transition have been unambitious despite ample renewables potential and unrealistic as production capacity continues to overtake targets. But the coalition of the three parties - the Civic Coalition (KO), the…
Kate Jones, CEO of the Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum (DRCF), on AI policy and the DRCF.
On the latest episode of Top in Tech, Conan D'Arcy is joined by DRCF CEO, Kate Jones, for a wide-ranging conversation on the UK's AI summit, implementation of the AI White Paper, challenges of auditing algorithms, and on the policy challenges and future focus of the DRCF.
What's next for Nature: In conversation with the Environment Bank
This week, Associate Lucy Cairns is joined by Ecologist and Innovation Lead at Environment Bank Rob Wreglesworth, to unpack the focus on nature at New York Climate Week, what's happening in the UK with the Biodiversity Net Gain Legislation, and the progress on Voluntary Biodiversity Credits for a special episode of the GC podcast