February 21st, 2017
Finsbury and Hering Schuppener's global political outlook 2017
Recent political shocks have shown that the broad public consensus in favour of the benefits of free trade, market economics, and even the primacy of the rule of law can no longer be taken for granted.
January 17th, 2017
The Transformation of Washington: Perspectives on the Trump Administration
Now it is the Republicans’ turn.
With an ambitious yet vaguely detailed agenda intended to radically transform decades of domestic and foreign policy, Donald J. Trump is about to begin to assert control over the levers of power in Washington. He is the first Republican president since 1953 to enter office with his party having a decisive margin of control in both chambers of Congress.
January 3rd, 2017
2016 in review – What global corporates can learn from a year of political upheaval
The global political landscape was reshaped more in the last twelve months than at any stage since the Second World War. From the shock of Brexit to the irrepressible rise of President-elect Donald Trump, electorates across the Western World roundly rejected many political ideals – liberalism, globalisation, free trade – that had become central features of the modern global economy. However, as most of us begin the New Year with a mixture of apprehension and intrigue, it is important for the communications profession to understand what drove this political shift in order to successfully apply such learnings to our client work in 2017.