Welcome to the first edition of APCO Newsroom, a bimonthly update of select news and insights important to APCO Worldwide clients and partners found on our blog or in the media. In addition to these updates, you also can sign up to recieve breaking news alerts. Manage all of your APCO Newsroom subscriptions here.

China China China

The launch of APCO Newsroom comes at a time when APCO has been producing much on actiivty in China. James McGregor, chairman of APCO's Greater China region, was quoted frequently in advance of Chinese President Xi Jinping's first visit with U.S. President Donald Trump. More to come on the outcome of those talks on our blog

Foreign Direct Investment in an “America First” Administration

The year 2017 will be filled with energy and uncertainty for Chinese entities looking to invest in the United States or acquire U.S. corporations. This is a result of several factors, but most notably the policies and rhetoric of the administration of President Donald J. Trump. In this white paper, APCO finance and competition experts provide global public affairs insight and specific recommendations for Chinese entities who seek to expand in the United States. Watch as Jeff Zelkowitz discusses the report in an interview with CGTN.

Two Sessions Analysis

China’s Two Sessions, the annual meetings of the country’s legislative and advisory bodies, has the potential to impact several critical sectors of the economy. James McGregor and APCO’s Greater China team prepared an insightful report on the Two Sessions. Read our analysis of the proceedings and their impact here.

Video: Three Things to Know About the Triggering of Article 50

When British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the UK has triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on March 29, the formal process of officially leaving the EU began. In this video, Nicholas Whyte, a senior director from our Brussels office, shared three things to know about the triggering of Article 50, Brexit and their impact.

Nicholas Whyte explains article 50 trigger


Three Things to Know About Facebook’s Town Hall Feature

Facebook recently launched Town Hall, a new civic engagement tool that informs users how to connect with local elected officials and strategies for outreach. In this video, Stephanie Stouffer, a member of APCO’s digital practice, shares three things to know about Facebook’s Town Hall and what it means for social media and legislative advocacy.

 Briefly Noted

Recent Research

APCO Insight conducted a survey in the United States and UK on "fake news" and will be releasing many of the results soon. Here is a sneak peek at what we learned.

Survey results suggest 'Fake News' is a term used to discredit alternative views. "Accusations of 'fake news' are used to try and discredit people who disagree with the establishment view."

Contact us at info@apcoworldwide.com for more information. 

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