Group Director

Erin is a Group Director and President of Global Counsel USA in Washington, DC. Erin previously worked for a US-based policy analysis firm, as well as in investment management, equity research, investment banking and journalism. He has experience in policy analysis across a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, energy/environment, technology and education. 

At Global Counsel, he works with US-based and non-US-based clients across sectors to assess the outlook for US policy. 

Recent examples of his work include: 

  • Analysing the outlook for US consumer-finance policy under the new Administration for a firm in the prepaid debt card space.  
  • Advising a US-based investor client on the federal and state environment for alternative teacher certification programs, which place teachers in public schools who have not pursued traditional education degrees.
  • Joining a cross-border GC team to provide buy-side due diligence on a target that provides personal electronic monitoring services in the criminal-justice and elder-care markets in the US, Canada and several other global markets.

Latest Insights by Erin Caddell

General Politics

Thoughts on domestic policy implications of a second Trump presidency

General Politics

What does all this mean for corporates and investors? We are sidestepping in this analysis the many social, foreign-policy and other thorny issues that a second Trump term would bring, which would likely overshadow the implications of such an event on corporates and investors with US interests. The future of US support for Ukraine, hot-button issues like public education…

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Reflections from this year's Milken Institute's Global Conference held in Los Angeles, April 30 to May 3

General Policy

The Milken Conference is an annual gathering of more than 3,500 financiers, corporate executives, policymakers, journalists, entertainment figures and others from around the world, held last week in Los Angeles for the first time since the onset of the covid-19 pandemic. Global Counsel attended Milken to meet with clients who were in attendance, hear from the politicians…

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US regional banking crisis and the need for deposit insurance

Financial Services

Financial markets and the banking system breathed a sigh of relief on May 1st following news that First Republic, the troubled San Francisco-based lender that had hovered on the edge of failure for days, would be acquired by JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank, with funding and loss-sharing support provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC). The S&P…

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