European News

International Business and Diplomatic Outlook Positive

Today I’m attending the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange.  Already we have heard of the importance of data to the future of business and trade and how Brussels and the UK have recognised this.  The Executive Chairman Rudy Guraziu’s over view of the global economy and what is driving

Velvet Revolution Remembered

Tonight it was a privilege to share memories of the Velvet or Gentle Revolution that saw the end of communism 30 years ago in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.  It was a non-violent transition of power in what was then Czechoslovakia, that began on 17 November 1989.  The Czech Ambassador to London

EU nationals welcome in the UK

Brandon Lewis our minister for immigration is repeating his message from earlier this month that “EU citizens are part of the fabric of the UK.

UK upbeat about our trading future

I was delighted to talk to the Secretary of State for Trade, Liz Truss about our trading future on Sunday.  She spoke of Britain being a low-tax, flexible economy after it leaves the European Union, and with a focus on early trade deals with; the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the CPTTP (

Brexit preparation...

The City if London have created resources to give advice on how your business can prepare for the UK leaving the EU...please take a look...

AIPPI is in London trying to harmonise laws...

The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property or AIPPI, an acronym for Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle in French-Our members are professionals, academics, owners of intellectual property and others...the worlds largest non p