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Don’t Turn Into a Pumpkin: How to Navigate the CFPB’s Midnight Embargoes

July 29, 2016 11:21:33 AM EDT |

As we’ve said before, there hasn't been a government agency in recent memory to harness the power of a headline quite like the Consumer Financial Protection...

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This Good Read Shows New PR is Old Hat for American Presidents

April 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

A colorful new addition to an increasingly broad and comprehensive canon of popular new presidential histories is David Greenberg’s, “Republic of Spin, An...

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Communications Implications for the CFPB's New Two-Year Roadmap

April 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |
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Old-School Lessons for Business in U.K. Politics

April 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron stays much in the news.

It’s not surprising, given his party leadership in a national campaign to persuade voters in...

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Communicating Effectively for CFPB Settlements

April 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

Attorneys from Venable LLP recently wrote an article titled “CFPB Enforcement Settlement Principles Revealed,” which provides a helpful summary of how the...

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CFPB Scrutiny and the Impact of Guilt by Association

March 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

Following recent news of a CFPB probe into Westgate Resorts’ timeshare selling and finance tactics, stock prices of industry peers Diamond Resorts, Marriott...

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Managing Expectations: A Critical Duty That Can't Be Avoided

March 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

Memo to the CEO: Get used to it. Managing expectations through a clear, precise and well-cadenced framework of communications is a big part of the game. And...

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Elite Millennial and Boomer Media Consumption: More in Common Than You Think

March 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

Bank of America recently posted on its Twitter feed a survey on the investing behavior of millennials with assets over $1 million. The survey found...

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Doing Good, Well: Insights from AT&T's "It Can Wait" CSR Campaign

March 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an integral component to building a strong, positive company reputation. Many major corporations today have...

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PR Week on Walmart's reputation and what's next...

March 29, 2016 12:00:00 AM EDT |

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on March 15, 2013. It has been re-published here.

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