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NHSX: getting the basix right

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Stephen Adams
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Global Counsel Senior Director, Stephen Adams, Practice Lead, Tom Smith and Senior Associate, Giulia Corsi discuss her latest blog on the launch of NHSX, its objectives, and its chances of succeeding.

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The future of food

Sustainability

Stephen Adams
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Are consumer preferences the main drivers behind the public policy changes? How should food systems change to meet growing demand, from increasing productivity, reducing waste and changing diets? Listen to Senior Director, Stephen Adams, Practice Lead for Sustainability, Elizabeth Beall and Associate, Mollie Brennan discuss the future of food in the UK, Europe and…

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Living with a changing US approach to trade policy

Trade & Manufacturing

Stephen Adams
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WORLD: Following an event with European Commission DG Trade representative with businesses, trade unions and EU member states representatives, Global Counsel Senior Director, Stephen Adams, Head of Europe, Tom White and Practice Lead for Trade, Daniel Capparelli, discuss EU-US trade tensions, including Trump’s trade policy and new trade agreement negotiations, challenges…

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UK-US Trade: Is the NHS ‘on the table’?

Trade & Manufacturing

Stephen Adams
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Global Counsel Practice Lead for UK Politics and Policy, Alex Dawson, is joined by Senior Director, Stephen Adams and Practice Lead for Public Services, Tom Smith, to discuss the NHS and its status in any future trade talks with the US in a post-Brexit United Kingdom, following on from President Trump's comments this week on his state visit to the UK and Ireland.

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Will elections in Europe and Ukraine change EU-Russia relations? With Nicu Popescu

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Alexander Smotrov
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RUSSIA & CIS: Following a lunch event, Practice Lead for Russia, CIS and CEE, Alexander Smotrov and Nicu Popescu, Director of the Wider Europe Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations, discuss recent elections in Europe and Ukraine, and their potential impacts on EU-Russia relations.

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The race for a new Conservative leader

General Politics

Stephen Adams
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UK: Senior Director, Stephen Adams, Practice Lead for UK Politics and Policy, Alex Dawson, and Senior Associate, Joe Armitage, discuss the process of selecting a new leader for the Conservative Party, differences from the leadership race in 2016 and potential front runners.

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China in Europe: systemic rival or strategic partner?

General Politics

Stephen Adams
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Global Counsel Senior Director, Stephen Adams and Senior Associate, Jens Presthus, discuss his recent blog about China’s relationships with the EU and individual European states.

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Are competition regimes ripe for change?

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Gregor Irwin
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Global Counsel Chief Economist, Gregor Irwin, and Head of Europe, Tom White, discuss Gregor's recent blog on why policymakers are coming under increasing pressure to reform competition regimes.

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The politics of M&A with Peter Mandelson and John Fingleton

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Peter Mandelson
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UK: After a breakfast roundtable event, GC Chairman, Peter Mandelson and Fingleton Associates founder and CEO, John Fingleton, discuss the politics of mergers and acquisitions in the UK, Europe and globally.

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China's two sessions and their implications for foreign investors

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Ying Staton
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ASIA: Global Counsel Head of Asia, Ying Staton, and Senior Associate, Brigitta Kinadi, sit down in GC's Singapore office to discuss recent economic developments in China and the implications of the two sessions.

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Crimea: lost but not found

General Politics

Stephen Adams
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Five years after the annexation of Crimea, GC Senior Director Stephen Adams and Practice Lead Alexander Smotrov look at how this event has impacted President Putin’s approval ratings, Russian economy, Crimean population and Ukrainian politics.

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The circular economy and the UK's Waste and Resource Strategy with Mary Creagh MP

Sustainability

Elizabeth Beall
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Following a client breakfast, Practice Lead for Sustainability Elizabeth Beall sat down with Mary Creagh MP, Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, to discuss the circular economy and the UK's Waste and Resource Strategy.

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Brexit and political risk for US investors

General Politics

Stephen Adams
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UK: Global Counsel Senior Director Stephen Adams and Chief Economist Gregor Irwin discuss US investors' attitudes to Brexit, looking at challenges and opportunities for US investors in a post-Brexit UK, following Gregor's recent trip to North America.

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The Green New Deal raises the political stakes for businesses

Energy & Commodities

Stephen Adams
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Global Counsel Senior Director, Stephen Adams and Practice Lead, Matt Duhan, discuss his recent blog on the implications of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal.

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Unintended consequences of Italy’s fiscal reprieve

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Stephen Adams
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Global Counsel Senior Director, Stephen Adams and Research Associate, Ana Martínez, discuss her recent blog about how the European Commission's decision to stop the EDP against Italy could affect the Netherlands

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Corbyn, May and Brexit maths

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Stephen Adams
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Global Counsel Senior Director Stephen Adams and Chief Economist Gregor Irwin discuss Gregor's latest blog, looking at where things currently stand in the UK's Brexit negotiation.

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Exploring circular economy policy with Seb Dance MEP

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Elizabeth Beall
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EUROPE: Global Counsel Practice Lead Elizabeth Beall is joined by Member for European Parliament Seb Dance to discuss circular economy policy.

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Germany after Merkel with Sir Peter Torry

General Politics

Thomas Gratowski
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EUROPE: Global Counsel Practice Lead Thomas Gratowski discusses with Sir Peter Torry, former UK Ambassador to Germany, the future of the CDU leadership after Merkel steps down in December and what it might mean for her chancellorship until 2021.

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