Europe

BGA Cable: Brexit Endspiel – Vier Szenarien

Click to download PDF-Version (in German language) Am 14. November ist der Text des Brexitvertrags bekannt geworden, auf den sich die EU und Großbritannien geeinigt haben. Bevor er in Kraft treten kann, muss er die politische Billigung beider Seiten erhalten. Auf EU-Seite ist die Zustimmung des Europäischen Rates und des Europäischen Parlaments erforderlich. Der Rat …

BGA Cable: Brexit Endspiel – Vier SzenarienRead More »

BGA Partner Ben Hodges featured on ZDF

BGA Partner Ben Hodges was featured on Maybrit Illner’s television panel titled “Schutzmacht ade – muss Europa aufrüsten?” (“Goodbye protective power – should Europe upgrade?”) on ZDF.  Also participating on the panel was German Minister of Defense Ursula Von der Leyen, former German Minister of Economics Oskar Lafontaine, Wolfgang Ischinger, the former German Ambassador to …

BGA Partner Ben Hodges featured on ZDFRead More »

BGA Partner Ben Hodges’ op-ed on Trump’s approach at NATO in NPR

BGA Partner Ben Hodges produced an opinion piece published in NPR’s blog following the latest NATO Summit in Brussels. Ben gives his first hand account of US President Donald Trump’s “wrecking ball” approach to the summit as well his efforts to alienate some of the US’ most dependable allies, namely Germany, over increased defense spending. …

BGA Partner Ben Hodges’ op-ed on Trump’s approach at NATO in NPRRead More »

BGA Cable: U.S. Iran Sanctions – What Investors Can Do Now

Click to download PDF-Version New US sanctions threat increases business uncertainty for Iran Iran has become an important investment destination for many European companies that now face major uncertainty because of President Trump’s decision to back out of the Iran nuclear agreement (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – JCPOA) and to re-impose US sanctions against …

BGA Cable: U.S. Iran Sanctions – What Investors Can Do NowRead More »

BGA Dispatch: Trump Terminates Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Click to Download PDF-Version A long way to an agreement The path to the nuclear agreement with Iran began with critical dialogue. For decades, direct contact with Iran had been strictly rejected by the US yet supported by Germany and by the European Council since 1992. The subsequent negotiations covered a broad range of topics …

BGA Dispatch: Trump Terminates Nuclear Agreement with IranRead More »

BGA Cable: Transatlantic Tensions Continue

Click to download PDF-Version The Situation In the footsteps of French President Macron, Chancellor Merkel travelled to Washington last week for her second working visit to President Trump. Both had the same message in their luggage, but neither Macron’s charm campaign nor Mrs. Merkel’s rational persuasion was successful. Trump has not agreed to the desired …

BGA Cable: Transatlantic Tensions ContinueRead More »

BGA Cable: US-German relations

Click to download PDF-Version The Situation Chancellor Merkel’s forthcoming visit to Washington this week, on the heels of President Macron, will focus on enforcing a permanent suspension of steel tariffs for the EU. However, this trip will be challenging as the relationship between Trump and Merkel is not characterized by a lot of sympathy. The …

BGA Cable: US-German relationsRead More »

Would you like to start working with us?