Pitch Imperfect

Whoever and whatever ends up out of pocket as a result of Britain’s EU withdrawal, it is certain that lobbyists will not. The professional networkers paid to influence policy on behalf of businesses, trade associations and sometimes other countries are positioning themselves for a Brexit bonanza.

As new terms of trade with Europe and the rest of the world are negotiated for every industry, the pickings will be rich in Brussels as well as London. The difference between the two in lobbying terms is that whereas the EU has strict transparency rules, lobbying in Britain remains largely opaque. This is…

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