Fighting corruption and terrorism is, most of us would agree, a good thing. But what if the measures used to combat crime are also used to gain unfair commercial advantage over one’s rivals? That is what some European officials are beginning to suspect of America’s use of sanctions […]
Frances Cowell - writer and consultant
Australian-born and European by adoption, Frances writes and speaks at conferences about investment risk and governance, financial market stability and business ethics in financial markets – and the implications for the wider political economy. She believes Europe must urgently assume the lead in protecting and preserving liberal democracy, the rule of law and the multi-lateral institutions and alliances that it depends on.
Continuing a series of articles exploring the future of Europe beyond the Brexit crisis, Frances Cowell recounts a recent address by Alain Lamassoure, MEP, and discussed the various positives and negatives of the current status of the EU and the Brexit crisis. “Britain’s Gilets Jaunes take charge in […]
Europa United contributor Frances Cowell gives us a brief history lesson in the art of the political Trojan horse manoeuvre – one which has been successful in the US for a considerable amount of time and is now creeping into European politics. By promising a Supreme Court that […]
Its about democracy itself. Europa United contributor, Frances Cowell asks if there is precedent on voting trends changing in a short period of time and if the “will of the people” should be the final say in the Brexit crisis. In a recent interview on the BBC’s Newsnight programme, former chancellor Ken Clark referred to the 2016 […]
Europa United is delighted to welcome Frances Cowell to our team of contributors. Frances specialises in investment risk and governance, financial market stability and business ethics in financial markets – and the implications for the wider political economy. Frances recently attended the The Economist Open Future Festival and […]