FOCUS: EUROLOBBYING - Making a point on many levels - Mulit-level lobbying has come of age as European players get to grips with the complex relationships at state, national, EU and international levels
The recent disagreement between the US and Europe over the dollars
2 billion investment to develop the South Pars gas field off Iran by the
French energy group Total, highlights the political risk inherent in
foreign investment decisions. While professional political risk analysis
can warn of potential flashpoints, it is often up to lobbyists to
contain the subsequent ’fire’.