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Adam
Terry

Practice Lead, Financial Services
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Adam Terry

Adam Terry is Global Counsel’s Practice Lead on Financial Services. Adam joined Global Counsel from the European Parliament, where he was political adviser to Anneliese Dodds MEP and John Howarth MEP, specialising in financial services and tax policy. Prior to this, Adam was Head of Public Affairs at the housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

He started his career in the UK civil service, where he worked across a range of government departments and policy areas, from preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport; through managing counter-narcotics programmes in the British Embassy in Afghanistan; to preparing the Prime Minister for weekly PMQ sessions in 10 Downing Street.

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An economy that works for people

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Three major trends will influence EU economic policy over the next mandate: the threat of climate change, the rapid pace of technological progress and the increased sophistication of economic crime. Success will depend on how well the European Commission is able to be the master of its own destiny in relation to these challenges, rather than being buffeted by events. It…

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What does it mean for finance to be "open"?

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We are now 18 months on from the launch of the UK’s Open Banking initiative, which empowers consumers to demand that their bank share their financial data with third parties who can provide account aggregation or payment initiation services. The jury’s still out on whether this market intervention will provide the intended boost to innovation and competition, but already…

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The future of finance with Paul Myners and Huw van Steenis

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Global Counsel financial services practice lead, Adam Terry, talks to GC vice-chair and former UK City minister, Paul Myners, and Huw Van Steenis, whose major report for the Bank of England on “the future of finance” was published earlier this year.

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