Working Groups

IR has a strong focus on practice area expertise and regional knowledge, ensuring clients get the very best advice, no matter how niche the requirement.

Within the network there are 20 working groups, each headed by a steering committee of experienced member firms, which fall under the following three group categories:


Recent Publications

IR Global – Meet the Members – BENELUX

September 2021

For international businesses looking to gain a foothold in Europe, the Benelux countries – Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg – provide the perfect place to establish operations, with comprehensive infrastructure, […]

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IR Global Insights: Working smart, surviving and thriving

August 2021

When Covid-19 first surged across continents, most companies had to mothball projects, downsize and quickly review their costs, supply chains, sales strategy and customer relationships. US-based Danny Cortenraede, managing partner […]

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International Trade:

Global and regional trade in the post pandemic

August 2021

Global Trade: Combating protectionism and the pandemic The past 18 months were a huge shock to international trade as increasing protectionism and Covid-19 wrought havoc with all previous forecasts and […]

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Establishing growth:

Why business development will be tied to the success of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout

July 2021

Universal Panacea: How will business be tied to the success of the Covid-19 vaccine? As the vaccine for Covid-19 started to roll out across the world by June 2021, professional […]

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Day of Reckoning: Insolvencies in a post pandemic world

July 2021

Insolvencies: The next pandemic? When the UK government recently paid Cardiff Airport’s £42.6 million debt and then provided £42.6 million in grants, it was following the same path adopted by […]

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Force Majeure:

Protecting Yourself against Divine Intervention

June 2021

Defining ‘Force Majeure’ in a post-Covid landscape In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic tanked economies, disrupted global supply chains and brought businesses to their knees. With the advent of regulations enforcing […]

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