Archive

Year: 2017

  • Six months and counting: what does GDPR spell for European businesses?

    December 5, 2017

    On Monday 27th November, FleishmanHillard Fishburn hosted a panel discussion on GDPR, the biggest and most significant reform to data privacy regulation in 20 years. Whether European, British or global in outlook, all businesses will be affected. And with six months to go before it comes into effect, we all need to be aware of what is on the horizon. Listen to our expert speakers discuss and explain what GDPR is, why and how it came about, current...

  • Updated ENVI/CHEM timeline

    December 4, 2017

    With the end of the year rapidly approaching, it is time to take a look at what is coming up on the EU’s Environment and Chemicals agenda in the remainder of 2017 and during early 2018. The FleishmanHillard ENVI/CHEM timeline gives you a quick overview of what to expect! Download it here.  ...

  • Energy Unchained – Europe and New Energy Technologies

    November 30, 2017

    It can be incredibly interesting watching different sectors try to keep up with each other. Technological developments can outpace policy, politics can take unexpected turns because of popular opinion and businesses have to adapt to all of these changes and energy is no exception. Being at the forefront of the energy transition has been a key priority of the European Union for over a decade. Most recently, on 7 November,  President of the European Parliament...

  • FleishmanHillard at the AmCham EU Conference on Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference

    November 30, 2017

    Claudio Murri, Senior Advisor at FleishmanHillard, moderated a panel on People, internet & machines in a world of unlimited data at the AmCham Conference - 5th Annual Transatlantic Digital Economy on 29 November 2017. The panel discussed how business and society is transformed through the Internet of Things. It featured business cases around the development of this technology, its people factor and the regulatory framework. While Pearse O’Donohue, Acting Director of the Future Networks Directorate...

  • European Public Affairs award: a win for JA Europe and FH!

    November 24, 2017

                      On the evening of Wednesday 22nd November, at the Hotel Le Plaza, a handful of FH representatives attended the EuroPAwards ceremony. It is with pleasure that we announce that FleishmanHillard, together with our client JA Europe, won the award for Ethical Campaign of the Year. FH is proud to be working with JAEurope as part of our FH4Inclusion campaign. FleishmanHillard turned 70 this year, and to...

  • The EBA/ EMA – did Paris and Amsterdam win at the expense of future EU-27 unity?

    November 22, 2017

    When European leaders earlier this year decided to settle the controversial issue of where to relocate European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Banking Agency (EBA), with a vote in the General Affairs Council, they did so to avoid the a potentially ugly fight amongst leaders. This was key in order not to upset the new found and much needed unity of the EU27 following the Brexit referendum and the triggering of Article 50. What seemed...

  • The Emissions Trading System 4.0: Europe doing its homework under Paris Agreement

    November 17, 2017

    On 8 November European negotiators struck a final deal on the revision of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for the period 2021-2030, proposed by the European Commission in July 2015. The agreement marks a major step forward in Europe’s efforts against climate change, as it is the main legislative act implementing the European Union’s target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 on the 1990 levels, alongside the non-ETS sector target being delivered...

  • FleishmanHillard Shortlisted For Six European Public Affairs Awards

    November 7, 2017

    FleishmanHillard is proud to announce that the campaigns 'Switch On Europe', TrumpetHealth, and Five Days of Brexit have been nominated to receive awards under six categories for the 2017 European Public Affairs Awards on 22nd November 2017. The European Public Affairs Awards are a joint venture between Government Knowledge, Public Relations and Communications that recognises consultancy firms for their outstanding work in the industry. FH created these campaigns as a way to creatively bring awareness...

  • Choosing the Right Tool

    October 26, 2017

    In the modern world, we are surrounded by technology. Everything we do – be it work, play, or ‘nothing at all’ when scrolling through Twitter – creates data. As our lives become even more intertwined with technology, there must still be an outlet for practical, real-life methodologies for situations benefitting from this approach. We must understand not just how to navigate or use technology, but also identify when digital is the right tool, versus when...

  • FleishmanHillard organises roundtable on post-2020 CO2 standards for cars and vans

    October 25, 2017

    Lunch roundtable CO2 emissions standards for cars and vans: the road ahead Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 12.30h to 14.00h (light lunch from 12.00h) FleishmanHillard, Square de Meeûs 35, 1000 Brussels Keynote introduction by Artur Runge-Metzger Director, European Commission DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)   The FH Transport and Energy Teams would like to invite you for a roundtable on the post-2020 CO2 standards for cars and vans. The Commission is expected to reveal the...