Posts for Americas

GRPA Series: Business Beware of Regulation Through Litigation

Friday, 02nd March 2018

As President Trump continues to roll back government regulations, businesses large and small have sprung into full sprint, unshackled by excessive regulatory burdens that previously hampered investment and innovation. But danger lurks on a cliff high above, where a coyote is ready to drop an anvil on the path of economic growth. The anvil is not from Acme Corporation (Wile E. Coyote’s preferred source for products of mass destruction). It comes from a place called “Regulation Through Litigation.” Read more...

Pension System Reforms in Chile

Wednesday, 30th August 2017

The funding of pension systems generates fiscal and political pressure throughout the world; Chile is no exception. Following months of mass demonstrations calling for better pensions and strong political and fiscal pressure to deal with this issue, President Michelle Bachelet’s administration sent a legislative package to Congress in an attempt to address this important topic during her last eight months in office. Read more...

2017 and 2018: Where is Brazil going?

Friday, 06th January 2017

It is not possible to talk about Brazil's prospects for 2017 and 2018 without taking into account the main developments from previous years that have led to the current big economic and political challenges.
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GOP Convention takeaways: ‘Americanism, not globalism’

Tuesday, 26th July 2016

The Republican Convention, culminating in the formal nomination of Donald Trump as candidate for the Presidency, was controversial and triumphant in equal measure. Our Washington partners, Gavel Resources, walk us through the highlights of the four day extravaganza in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more...

Donald Trump’s Veepstakes

Friday, 08th July 2016

With the Republican National Convention just around the corner, the political world is clambering to know: who will be a heartbeat away from the presidency? Read more...