Public Affairs

  • Merkel, Brexit, and the Future of Europe

    There was no doubt about who was the star attraction at this week’s plenary session in Strasbourg. Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, now running on borrowed time, delivered a flagship speech to the European Parliament. But while Merkel’s vision on the future of Europe was the highlight of the week, it was another (albeit connected)…

  • The Future of Europe: Is Romania Up To It?

    Just a few months before the start of the Romanian Council Presidency, the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, presented his views on the future of Europe to the European Parliament on 23 October.   The Romanian Council Presidency comes at a critical time due to the daunting challenges the EU is currently facing, ranging from…

  • Brexit in the Boardroom | The 2018 Business Autumn Update

    With less than 6 months to go until the Brexit deadline of 29 March 2019, and a critical European Council meeting taking place later this week, a huge amount of uncertainty still remains.   In the second edition of our survey, Brexit in the Boardroom – The View from Business (Autumn 2018 update), we spoke…

  • Juncker’s State of the Union – Time for Action

    President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his last State of the Union speech to the European Parliament last week.   Juncker made clear that a lot of work still lies ahead for the Commission and he presented a large number of initiatives the Commission still has to tackle. In the snapshot below we outline the main elements…

  • New Hire: Sustainability Expert Martin Porter Joins FTI Consulting Brussels As Senior Advisor

    FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced its continued growth across Europe with the appointment of Martin Porter as a Senior Advisor in its Public Affairs practice within the Strategic Communications segment. He will be based in Brussels.   Dr Porter joins FTI Consulting as a highly entrepreneurial, networked and respected European public affairs and communications professional, with more…

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