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Erin
Caddell

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Erin Caddell

Erin leads Global Counsel’s efforts in the US from its office in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Global Counsel in 2020, Erin served for eight years as director of research with Capstone LLC, a policy analysis firm based in Washington. Before Capstone, Erin built a 15-year career in investment management, investment banking, equity research and journalism in Washington, New York and New Hampshire.

At Global Counsel, Erin advises US-based and multi-national corporates and investors on the ways in which federal and state government action will affect their operations and holdings in the US in the near, medium and long-term, across a range of regulated industries. Erin also coordinates with GC’s international network of analysts to provide insights on global policy issues for US clients.

Latest Insights by Erin Caddell

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Biden proposal would shake up US consumer credit-reporting industry

Financial Services

Politicians are often rightfully accused of speaking in generalities, or of not being consistent in the plans they put forth. But in at least one narrow aspect of financial services policy, US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is neither. On three separate occasions in recent months, Biden’s campaign has pledged to establish a government-financed and -operated…

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Not dead, just hibernating: Bond-rating reform could be revived after November

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The once-vigorous debate around the bond-ratings agencies has faded along with memories of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-08. In the crisis’ aftermath, many critics focused on the role the giant credit rating agencies (CRAs) Standard & Poor’s (a unit of S&P Global, ticker SPGI) and Moody’s (ticker MCO) played in failing to anticipate the rapid deterioration…

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US policy update: The Biden/Harris ticket and what it means for the US election

General Policy

This US election cycle, GC team members in the Washington, DC and London offices are holding a series of conversations on the elections and wider US policy issues, and how each might impact investors and companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Below is a brief extract from the tenth conversation in the series, which unpacked yesterday’s long-awaited announcement that US…

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US policy update: Biden’s economic nationalism and the Democratic party’s “unity” agenda

General Policy

This US election cycle, GC team members in the Washington, DC and London offices are holding a series of conversations on the elections and wider US policy issues, and how each might impact investors and companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Below is a brief extract from the ninth conversation in the series, which unpacked two key policy developments - Joe Biden’s…

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