Events
HB Webinar: The evolving landscape of corporate governance and ESG

The evolving landscape of corporate governance and ESG – The future policy of the UK Government and how it may differ from the EU approach.

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Brexit
Freeports: flying the flag for a ‘Global Britain’

In a world dominated by Covid-19, it is easy to forget about the once ubiquitous topic of Brexit.

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International Affairs
The UK’s relationship with China: what does the future hold post Covid-19?

When China joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2001, it was already experiencing rapid growth.

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International Affairs
A quick health check on the global trading system

It’s become a cliché to say that the world will never be the same after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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UK Public Affairs
Budget 2020: Government turns on the taps (please wash your hands)

It was supposed to be the set-piece occasion that would set the tone for five years – at the very least – of Conservative majority government.

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Brexit
BREXIT: The political timeline

This political timeline is indicative of the political situation today; it is subject to change. It sets out the process for negotiating the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU.

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Brexit
The UK up and running in the WTO: how fast, how far can it go?

After Brexit, our attention to UK trade policy has focused mostly on future FTAs, and in particular trade negotiations between the UK and the EU. But another front has quietly been opened.

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International Affairs
Bumpy road ahead for World Trade Organization as US flexes its muscles

December 11, 2019 was a watershed moment for the global trading system. On that day the Appellate Body of the WTO, the final arbiter of trade disputes, became defunct, only 24 years after its creation had been trumpeted as a major advance in the rule of international law.

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International Affairs
Is a US-Vietnam trade deal on the cards in 2020?

Ahead of the G20 Summit in Japan in June, US President Donald Trump tweeted that Vietnam is “almost the single worst abuser of everybody”.

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