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Brexit and the Future of Global Trade

In the latest of its series of seminars, The Federal Trust, Global Policy Institute, and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung brought together a panel of three experts to discuss some of the more significant implications for the UK’s global trade position following Brexit. Dr Rebecca Harding, Founder and CEO of Equant Analytics and a former Chief Economist of the British Banking Association was joined by Dr Gunnar Pohl, a tax expert and the Deputy Director of the German‐British Chamber of Industry and Commerce and Catherine Stewart, a Public Affairs expert and partner of Jericho Chambers. more…

Event Reports | August 10, 2017

Brexit begins: how to avoid disaster & make the most of it for both sides


On 27 June 2017 KAS UK hosted a series of expert workshops and a public panel discussion with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies (WMCES) to discuss challenges facing the UK and EU27 as Brexit negotiations begin. This particular topic could not have been more relevant or better timed considering that the event was initially set out months before the UK election was first called. more…

Event Reports | July 6, 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

The City and Brexit ‐ British and German perspectives

KAS & Federal Trust

In the second of its series of post‐Brexit referendum discussions, the Konrad‐Adenauer‐ Stiftung, the Federal Trust and Global Policy Institute brought together a panel of experienced financial experts to discuss the implications for the City and the UK financial services industry now that Article 50 has been triggered. more…

Event Reports | May 16, 2017

KAS/GMF/Chatham House: Economic Populism - A Transatlantic Perspective

Event Contribution

On 30 November 2016 the London office of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), in cooperation with Chatham House and the German Marshall Fund of the United States, organised an expert workshop on the topic of 'Economic Populism - a Transatlantic Perspective'. This workshop was convened for three purposes: first, to further develop analysis of the drivers of populist movements; second, to examine the potential consequences of these developments; and third, to explore the potential changes in economic policy that might be needed to respond to the rise of populism. This report is a short summary. more…

February 15, 2017