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Financial Services CEOs Most Concerned About Being Engaged With Millennials

Financial Services CEOs Most Concerned About Being Engaged With Millennials

MSLGROUP India’s Fincomm Imperatives 2017 is a research backed study that highlights key insights into how the financial services sector is evolving, and defines the next communica ...

President Temer Expresses Support for Buying Eduardo Cunha’s Silence

President Temer Expresses Support for Buying Eduardo Cunha’s Silence

By Thais Andreoli Franco, MSLGROUP Andreoli, Brazil Brazilian Tier-1 media outlets report today that Joesley Batista, one of the Brazilian meat processor company JBS' owners, said ...

Cannes Lions 2017 Jury Members

Cannes Lions 2017 Jury Members

MSLGROUP is thrilled to have two jurors at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year. We'd like to congratulate Amrit Ahuja, managing director, 20:20 MSL (Ind ...

Nomination for EMEA Agency of the Year

Nomination for EMEA Agency of the Year

MSLGROUP is honored to secure a nomination for the 2017 Pan-EMEA Consultancy of the Year Award. MSL’s strategic business approach to bring our network closer together and put our c ...

Key Learnings From SXSW 2017: AI, Bots and AR/VR

Key Learnings From SXSW 2017: AI, Bots and AR/VR

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP A horde of influencers, communicators and technologists descended on Austin, Texas, in March for SXSW 2017 the premier innovation conference. Almos ...

Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

When done well, experiential marketing — or more specifically, live experiences — delivers opportunities for consumers to interact with brands in uniquely meaningful ways. For bran ...

Digital Disruption and Its Indicators

Digital Disruption and Its Indicators

By Sandeep Deb Varman, Associate Account Director, 20:20 MSL KPMG recently came out with a study highlighting innovation and tech hubs around the world, apart from Silicon Valley. ...

How NIMBYism Will Almost Double The Cost of Germany’s Grid Expansion

By Florian Wastl, Director, MSLGROUP in Germany How NIMBYism will almost double the cost of Germany’s grid expansion – and the ongoing communications challenge for policymakers and industry. Not long ago, energy supply in Germany was a comparatively straightforward affair. Electricity was predominantly generated where it was consumed. This led to numerous coal-fired power plants being erected around the Ruh ...

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In The Wake of the Prosumer Revolution in Poland

By Marcin Obersztyn, Project Manager Corporate & Financial Communications, MSLGROUP in Poland The EU Climate and Energy Package has always been a sensitive issue in Poland, whose energy mix is over 80% coal and crude oil (after all, Poland has one of the biggest coal reserves in Europe). While the country might be perceived as a “climate contrarian” among EU member States, such a perception is not compl ...

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From Brussels to Paris and Beyond

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, Brussels, MSLGROUP Cutting CO2 emissions and making energy systems more resilient are the twin goals of the EU Energy strategy outlined by the Commission earlier this year, witch is now in the early stages of implementation. If the ultimate goals are not new, what is new is the way EU, policy makers are putting consumers at the center stage of their energy strategy, ba ...

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MSLGROUP Germany Public Affairs Survey 2015

For the 14th consecutive year, we asked public affairs professionals in Germany to evaluate the political status quo and tell us about the latest developments in the public affairs sector. The following is a summary of the key results of this year’s survey: Confidence in politics restored Following a notable dip in the first year of the Grand Coalition (22 per cent), confidence in politicians and their acti ...

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The Evolving EU Energy Landscape in the Context of COP21

By Nick Bastin, Partner, CNC, Head of MSLGROUP EMEA Energy Practice Welcome to our latest edition of On. In this edition we take a look at the evolving European Energy landscape in the context of the forthcoming jamboree that is COP21. With carbon reduction at the top of the agenda, my colleagues from around Europe have looked at some of the challenges and opportunities that we face, and some of the communi ...

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EC’s Action Plan for Capital Markets Union & Revamped Approach to Natural Gas

EU Strategy Package on Natural Gas and LNG to be unveiled early next year The EC is working at revamping its approach to natural gas, with a Strategy Package due out early next year that would give the Commission the right to take a look at sensitive long-term supply contracts and take steps to ensure the bloc is more resistant to external supply shocks. The Package is also expected to include a Liquefied N ...

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MSLGROUP Netherlands’ Five Challenging & Inspiring Events

By Bart van Wanrooij, Creative Director, MSLGROUP in Netherlands Event planning always requires thorough planning and preparation, but there is always an ‘external factor’ that you can’t control. This makes every event unique. Recently, MSLGROUP in Netherlands conceived and organised several exciting and unique events. Here’s a selection of our most surprising, refreshing and challenging experiences. 1. Ope ...

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EU-US Personal Data Transfer after the European Court Ruling

On 6 October, in a landmark ruling on EU-US cross-border transfer of personal data, the European Court of Justice invalidated the so-called “Safe Harbor” framework. This mechanism was set up by the European Commission and the US department of Commerce in 2000 with a view to legitimise the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US under specific conditions. The Highest European Court now considers that ...

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Bolstering the Development of the EU Digital Landscape

Following the adoption of the EU Digital Single Market strategy (DSM), the European Commission is now focusing on the development of an EU regulatory and policy framework aimed at bolstering the development of the European digital landscape. For that purpose, eight consultation processes have been launched; one of these has just been closed and the others will run until November and December. The consultati ...

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Towards a Capital Markets Union in Europe

Investment in companies and infrastructures, notably in SMEs, remains lower than during the pre-crisis period and continues to rely heavily on bank funding. The Commission therefore deems that the recent “Banking Union” proposal needs to be complemented with initiatives aimed at reducing this dependence on banks by fostering other market-based credit options. Two recent Commission initiatives reflect this c ...

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