Government regulations and scrutiny can directly impact a company’s bottom line. Lobbying remains essential, but alone it is no longer sufficient. Effective advocacy, consistent engagement, and the ability to shape conversations and outcomes require a campaign-style approach.
Successful public affairs programs do not exist in isolation. We work to ensure your public affairs strategy supports your core business objectives and enhances your broader reputation.
We combine deep technical knowledge, expertise in gathering critical information, insights and strong strategic advisory and engagement skills to help our clients anticipate and react to the changing policy landscape.
On 6 February 2019, the European Commission prohibited the proposed Alstom-Siemens merger—a heavily-discussed decision that fueled a pre-existing debate on whether or not to reform EU competition rules. Since then, several submissions have been made by Governments, academics and practitioners on the merits of the existing system and the need for a thorough review of the rules.
By Philippe Blanchard
10 October 2019
A Reset was the dominant theme from the Oil Majors’ third quarter earnings calls. A reset of long-term oil and gas price assumptions and a reset of portfolios to focus on the most competitive hydrocarbons and lower carbon assets, while playing to companies’ existing strengths.
By William Medvei
14 November 2019