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May triggers the Brexit process: What’s next?

Nine months after the British people voted to leave the European Union, a negotiation of unprecedented scale, scope and complexity will finally begin today. Nobody can predict for certain where it will end.
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Trump triumphs: What’s next?

“United we stand, divided we fall. Let us not split into factions which must destroy that union upon which our existence hangs."  – Patrick Henry, 1799 (shortly before his death)
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Finsbury's analysis of the UK's Spring Budget

In the run-up to the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union in June 2016, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne was perceived to have threatened a ‘punishment’ Budget in the event of Britain voting to Leave.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Analysis of the UK’s Autumn Statement

Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement gave surprising detail about the cost of the EU referendum result and reinforced the way in which the May Government wants to deal with the situation it has inherited.
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10 takeaways from Web Summit 2016

Finsbury’s Yim Wong and Rebecca Fitchett are back from Lisbon with insights into the big trends at Web Summit, the "Davos of the tech world."
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Trump triumphs: What’s next?

“United we stand, divided we fall. Let us not split into factions which must destroy that union upon which our existence hangs."  – Patrick Henry, 1799 (shortly before his death)
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