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On December 19, 2011, APCO Worldwide held an executive briefing call on the impact of Britain’s veto on the future of the European Union and the global economy. The panel included members of APCO’s Global Political Strategies (GPS) and International Advisory Council (IAC) groups.

Listen to the full recording of the briefing call below:

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Four experts from leading public-and private-sector financial institutions served as panelists:

  • Maurice Fraser, former special adviser to UK Foreign Secretaries Howe, Major and Hurd; teaching fellow of the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • David Hall, former head of group communications for HSBC in Asia
  • Michael G. Oxley, former U.S. congressman; former chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee; key author of Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Georges Ugeux, former president of the European Investment Fund; former head of the international group of the NYSE; chairman and CEO of Galileo Global Advisors
  • Shelby Coffey (moderator), former editor of the Los Angeles Times and former president of CNN Business News

Hear thought-provoking insights on these questions and more:

  • What effects might the treaty have on Britain's national interests and future competition of the country's financial services industry?
  • What are the implications of Britain's veto on global politics, business and society?
  • Is Britain's veto the start of a fundamental change in Britain's relationship with and position in the European Union?

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