Erin Caddell

Erin leads Global Counsel’s efforts in the US from its office in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Global Counsel in 2020, Erin served for eight years as director of research with Capstone LLC, a policy analysis firm based in Washington. Before Capstone, Erin built a 15-year career in investment management, investment banking, equity research and journalism in Washington, New York and New Hampshire.

At Global Counsel, Erin advises US-based and multi-national corporates and investors on the ways in which federal and state government action will affect their operations and holdings in the US in the near, medium and long-term, across a range of regulated industries. Erin also coordinates with GC’s international network of analysts to provide insights on global policy issues for US clients.

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Instagram 2.0? Microsoft offer for social media start-up Discord would present an early challenge for Biden’s trustbusters


The headline is so common in the supercharged market for emerging technology firms that it seems almost commonplace, though still amazing in the grand arc of history: A five-year old Silicon Valley social media start-up, having doubled its active monthly user base to more than 100m global users in just a year, is in exclusive talks to be acquired by a well-established,…

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The progressives strike back: Biden nominates FTC Commissioner as CFBP Director

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This week US President Joe Biden nominated Rohit Chopra, currently a Democratic commissioner with the Federal Trade Commission, as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the lead US consumer-finance regulator, heralding a more activist period for the CFPB following the more business-friendly approach of the Trump era. Kathleen Kraninger, the Trump…

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