Events

From high-level in-conversations and policy webinars, to large-scale conferences, our events draw from a network of government, industry, academia and civil society to foster debate and discussion. If you would like to register your interest in attending, follow the link under each session. Please note that some events are for Global Counsel clients only.

The Road to COP26: In-conversation with Lord Deben

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In conversation with Lord Deben, Chair of the UK Committee on Climate Change and Geoffrey Norris, GC Senior Adviser, on the UK’s climate leadership role as the co-host of COP26 and how the UK may approach its role post-Brexit and in light of covid-19.

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Doing things differently: What's next for UK digital regulation?

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GC expert panel with Tom White, Director, Conan D'Arcy, Technology, Media and Telecoms Practice Lead and Ana Martínez, EU Policy Practice Lead exploring potential changes to the UK’s digital regulatory landscape, and what these could mean for businesses.

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Assessing the first 100 days of Joe Biden’s presidency

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GC expert panel with Erin Caddell, President GC USA, Chris Rinkus, US Political Due Diligence Practice Lead and Miranda Lutz, Senior Associate, on what President Biden and his team have accomplished so far, and what we might expect from the administration going forward.

 
 
 
 
 
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Outcomes of the March European Council

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GC expert panel with our team in Brussels looking at the March European Council summit, which is traditionally dedicated to setting the direction for member states’ fiscal policies. This year, coordination on vaccinations and the broader covid-19 response will also be a key issue.

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Doing things differently: what's next for the UK financial services sector

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GC expert panel with Paul Myners, Vice Chairman and former City Minister, Rebecca Park, Financial Services Practice Lead and Denzil Davidson, Adviser discussing what changes are on the horizon for the UK financial services sector and how they will impact businesses as they look to recover from the covid pandemic.

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EU-UK trade, and the ongoing situation in Northern Ireland

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GC expert panel with Denzil Davidson, Adviser, Tom White, Director, Daniel Capparelli, Trade and Manufacturing Practice Lead and Ana Martínez, Practice Lead, EU Policy, discussing the developing state of UK/EU relations, the situation in Northern Ireland and what it means for the economic relationship under the new arrangement

 
 
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Outcomes of China's 'two sessions'

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GC expert panel on the outcomes of China's "two sessions", the NPC and CPPCC, focusing on how Beijing intends to achieve ambitious climate and technology targets laid out in its five-year plan for 2021-2025.

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Doing things differently: divergence on trade policy post-Brexit

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GC expert panel with Stephen Adams, Senior Director; Daniel Capparelli, Trade and Manufacturing Practice Lead; and Lilah Howson-Smith, Senior Associate discussing what post-Brexit FTAs might deliver, the choices and challenges they will present for the UK and the wider aims that could define a UK trade policy.

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Monthly covid-19 policy series with Matthew Swindells and Dr Harpreet Sood

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Panel discussion with former deputy CEO of NHS England Matthew Swindells, Health Education England board member and clinician, Dr Harpreet Sood, and Global Counsel’s Senior Associate for Health and Life Sciences Giulia Corsi looking at how UK adapt to the continuing existence of covid-19 without reverting to another stringer lockdown.

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UK budget debrief

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GC expert panel on the 2021 UK Budget. We focused on the key questions on the future of covid support schemes like furlough and business loans, additional interventions to boost the economy as the UK emerges out of lockdown and signal the government's approach to bringing the public finances back into order.

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