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Catalonia: Secession Winds In A Modern Democracy

When regional Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont read the unilateral declaration of independence from Spain approved by the region’s Parliament on October 27, the whole of Europe held its breath. What started as an intramural dispute for political control in Spain, rapidly evolved into the country’s gravest constitutional crisis since the 1930s and Europe’s latest threat to economic and political stability. Just hours before Catalonia’s move, the Spanish Senate had approved the application of article 155 of the constitution that allows the central Government to take [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Governments|

Hawksbill Group to Provide Strategic Counsel Across Industries and Around the Globe – New Advisory Firm Formed by Accomplished Executives

WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2016 – The Hawksbill Group today announced the launch of an innovative new firm to counsel clients on global business and communications issues.  The firm’s initial clients are large corporations in the health, industrial and financial services sectors. Based in Washington, DC, the Hawksbill Group provides strategic counsel in public affairs, corporate communications and business operations to international corporations, philanthropic and non-governmental entities. The Hawksbill Group’s CEO, Bob Ferguson, co-founded the firm with Jaime Ardila and Tim Lee.  The three met [...]

When Brexit Hits the Fan

A day after the British voted to leave the European Union (EU), the BBC conducted random interviews in the streets of London and the answers from two ladies struck me as symptomatic of what had just happened. One “Leave” voter said that she was feeling some remorse, and if given the opportunity to vote again she would likely support to “Remain”, but her vote had been motivated by fear of what was going on. The other voter, also a Brexiteer, said she had voted to [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Financial, Governments, International Business Development|