Public Affairs

  • Global Survey: Politics as Unusual for Institutional Investors

    Investors have long been well aware of the known risks in doing business in emerging markets. From unstable governments to political corruption to regulatory inconsistencies, getting return on investment in developing nations can be a bumpy road. But increasingly, a sense of uncertainty about the developed world almost akin to doing business in developing nations…

  • Déjà vu for Le Pen? FTI Consulting Research on French Presidential Election

                      Recent polling of the presidential election from a range of polling firms has been consistent: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are both comfortably ahead of the third-place candidate and will advance to the second-round run-off, where Macron will beat Le Pen by a wide margin.…

  • Whistle While You Work

                      Organisations need to review their ethical standards and internal communications policies as governments encourage whistleblowing and around a third of employees say that they would leak unethical behaviour by their employer.                       As well as increasing…

  • FTI Consulting Question Time: Business, Brexit or Broke?

                      The referendum on UK’s membership in the EU is uniting and dividing political parties, businesses and generations like no other since accession into the EEC back in 1975. What is best for the City and UK businesses was discussed at an FTI Consulting hosted event with…

  • Eye on Iran: Trends and Expectations of Iran’s Business Community

                          This briefing is based on an extensive public opinion survey conducted by FTI Consulting to explore Iranian attitudes to both the recent nuclear deal and the possibility of increased interaction with the West. It also reflects contributions from a panel of experts as part…

  • Housing Shortage Threatens London’s Economic Future

                          London’s status as one of the pre-eminent cities in the world is rarely questioned. But its status as a global hub for business and a viable place to live is under serious threat due to the lack of housing which is affordable for the…

  • Investing in Africa, Fortune Follows the (Moderately) Brave

                    Any discussion of why it makes sense to invest in African companies, or to pursue mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) there, must begin by confronting all the negativity that historically has surrounded the continent. Companies and investors in Africa have had well-founded concerns about political instability; endemic corruption;…

  • The key issue for investors in the TMT sector

                        Regulation is a key consideration for those working with and investing in the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) sector, according to research by business advisory firm FTI Consulting. Based on a survey of 143 senior executives and advisors working within the TMT sector, the research…

  • Why 100% of the Polls Were Wrong

    The general election of 2015 in the United Kingdom was held on May 7 to elect the country’s 56th Parliament. Voting took place in all 650 parliamentary constituencies, each electing one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons. Right up to election day, polls and commentators were predicting that the election was too close…

  • EU Research: Top 10 findings

    With the UK’s EU membership being put to a referendum before the end of 2017, Greece’s place within the Eurozone looking increasingly fragile and a rise of Eurosceptic parties questioning the practicality of the Europe machine; FTI Consulting has conducted research to better understand the opinions of the general population at this pivotal moment in…

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