The first 100 days of the Geopolitical Commission and beyondListen
COP25 debrief with GC sustainability teamListen
What comes after Spain’s election?Listen
The future of finance with Paul Myners and Huw van SteenisListen
Is technology changing what a company is?Listen
Realising the future of urban mobilityListen
The shifting politics of climate change with Caroline Lucas MPListen
NHSX: getting the basix rightListen
Along with many of our clients, family and friends, GC staff have found themselves under varying levels of quarantine this week, in some cases far from home. Here some of the team consider the covid-19 politics and policies playing out around them.
Asia policymaker perspectives: covid-19 and a Singaporean response
In a new series of interviews, members of Global Counsel's Asia team will interview thought-leaders in policy and business from across the region, focusing on key themes for Global Counsel including geopolitics, trade and technological developments and the impact on business and politics.
The first 100 days of the Geopolitical Commission and beyond
Global Counsel Director, Tom White, Energy Practice Lead, Ermenegilda Boccabella and Senior Associate Ana Martínez discuss the first 100 days of the von der Leyen Commission, and what the outbreak of covid-19 might mean for the future.
Will CFIUS stand by as US trophy assets come up for sale?
Like many government institutions, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) normally goes about its business in relative obscurity, tasked in its case with reviewing proposed investments by foreign entities in US assets important to national security. Chaired by the US Treasury Department, CFIUS is comprised of representatives of other federal…
Covid-19 and the gig economy: watershed moment or flash in the pan?
The accelerating spread of Covid-19 in the UK has raised concerns around the vulnerability of self-employed workers in the gig economy, who among other entitlements lack the statutory sick pay available to employees. If suspected of having the virus, many will be forced to choose between losing pay by self-isolating themselves or continuing to work while ill – putting…
Debating the UK budget
The 2020 UK budget was a major shakeup of the presentational landscape around the UK’s public finances. By adopting more public spending, and more borrowing to pay for it, the Conservatives have muscled in on Labour’s territory, rendering the opposition’s favourite dividing line moot.