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  • #FHYearofChange: Our new video series to anticipate the changes of 2019

    June 20, 2018

    2019 represents the “Year of Change” for the European Union, with a new European Parliament, a new political leadership for the European Commission, and the formal departure of the UK as a member of the EU. Given these institutional changes and the reduced regulatory/policy activities, some organisations might think that a reduced focus towards Brussels is justified. Yet, we believe that these developments are critical for all organisations. Since these new officials will shape policy-making...

  • How can the EU communicate better in a year of change?

    June 12, 2018

    How can the EU communicate better? That age-old question that we'll never stop asking (and shouldn't). My take in a few points: The EU needs to meet people "where they are" and drop the "Brussels knows best" mentality - EVEN if this feels weird to do. Anything that smacks of elitism just plays as condescension. The EU needs to admit that it doesn't have everything right and needs to improve (see Macron agenda!). Anything less...

  • Working with Social Influencers to Tell Your Organisation’s Story

    June 5, 2018

    Obviously, you've already heard of social influencers. Not just because I wrote about them here - though I'd feel blessed to think so - but because they've gathered a lot of attention in the marketing world in the past 4-5 years. From our experience, this trend goes beyond companies and their need to sell products. For us at FH, these trusted "experts" with a large online following represent a clear opportunity for organisations to spark conversations and shape minds in the public...

  • Wrapping up the Estonian Presidency: Energy Ministers strike difficult deal on Clean Energy Package

    December 20, 2017

    The Estonian Presidency ends its mandate striking a General Approach agreement at the Energy Council on 18 December on the remaining four (and most divisive) legislative proposals covering key elements of the Clean Energy Package for 2030, proposed by the European Commission in November 2016: the renewable energy target the governance of the Energy Union the functioning of the new European electricity market The General Approaches will facilitate EU negotiators in meeting the challenging timeline...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Autumn Cocktail 2017: Reconnecting With Former FH Colleagues

    October 24, 2017

      FleishmanHillard Brussels is excited to welcome former colleagues for its “FH Alumni cocktail” on the 23rd of November. This event will take place at FleishmanHillard’s Brussels office and will be an opportunity to celebrate the wonderful people who passed through our office and have remained firm friends. If you are an FH alumni and you have not registered yet, please do so by sending an email to Sebastien.DeRoos@fleishmaneurope.com!...

  • Roundtable: “the Governance of the Energy Union: Giving industry the certainty to invest?”

    September 18, 2017

    On 3 October 2017, FleishmanHillard is organising the first roundtable "Energise Europe" cycle. This edition will be dedicated to "The Governance of the Energy Union: Giving industry the certainty to invest?".  In some ways the most important aspect of the Clean Energy for all Package is the proposed Governance mechanism, where the European Commission has proposed a new regulatory framework, which will seek to ensure that Member States deliver the five pillars of the Energy Union: renewable...

  • FleishmanHillard launches “Energise Europe: looking forward” – a cycle of roundtables

    September 18, 2017

    The Energy team of FleishmanHillard in Brussels is proud to launch "Energise Europe", a series of lunchtime roundtables. These roundtables will be a chance to share lunch and have a direct exchange with top-notch speakers. Policy makers or industry representatives will discuss the course and future of the Energy Union, energy and climate policies in the EU. Current debates or prospective questions, "Energise Europe" will be the perfect time and place for privileged discussions! The first edition will take place on 3 October 2017 and will...

  • Claudio Murri & Dr Lukas Pfister Join FH Brussels as Senior Tech & Healthcare Advisers

    September 13, 2017

    FleishmanHillard is delighted to announce that Mr Claudio Murri and Dr Lukas Pfister have joined the firm as senior advisers to our technology and healthcare practices. Given the accelerating EU agendas in both of these sectors, increasing clients demands and opportunities for growth, we are excited to build upon existing expertise with these high caliber professionals. These senior profiles will work alongside our existing team of senior advisors which include Chris Davies, formerly the coordinator...