City Police saving us from IP crime

The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has reported that it has reached  £719 million worth of IP crime disrupted

The Unit has also seen 66,558 suspected counterfeit-selling websites taken down

A great service from a premier police force

Trade with Asia outlook positive

Today I attended the international business and diplomatic exchange (IBDE) who hosted the 13th Business Briefing with Minister for Asia the Rt. Hon.

Prime Minister Speech on Foreign Policy

Tonight I joined the Lord Mayor and Prime Minster together with other leading government figures to hear what the Lord Mayor and Prime Minister plan for the year ahead in our international relations.

Toyko - London building UK-Japanese trade

Tonight the City played hosted to a delegation from Tokyo, building on our strong connections to ensure our future trade with Japan remains strong.  It was a pleasure to meet Governor Koike who was visiting the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Charles Bowman.  Yuriko Koike, the first female Gove

Prime Minister and Chancellor discuss UK future

Today I joined business leaders in a meeting with the Prime Minister and Chancellor to discuss the impact of the 2018 budget and how to work with business for the country’s future.

The Prime Minister made a number of interesting comments that I share:

Anglo Dutch Trade in Tech a Success

This morning I joined business leaders to meet Innovative entrepreneurs from the Netherlands and the United Kingdom who are showcasing their work to the Dutch King and Queen and the British Earl and Countess of Wessex.  We saw clean tech solutions, AI solutions, robotics development and medical d

Lords Committee looks at Brexit and Intellectual Property

This morning the House of Lords EU Select Committee on Justice looked at Intellectual Property and Brexit.  It was an honour to play a small part in assisting with the potential answers.  The discussion was very interesting.  The committee posed many challenges to the witnesses.