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London’s Proposed Plan for Financial Services Post-Brexit Rejected by EU
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The City of London has suffered another blow to its post-Brexit arrangements as the EU rejected its proposal of a trade deal for the financial services industry. Britain’s looming exit from the bloc in 2019 has London financiers working to retain the relationship that the capital has with the rest of Europe. In the proposal to the EU, the City of London laid out a plan of letting Britain conduct cross-border trade as long as both parties would stick to international standards. 

 

No Agreement

However, officials from the Commission did not accept the proposal, which...

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London Is Still Number 1 In The Post-Brexit World, But Will It Last?
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Despite the initial post Brexit fears that bankers would start fleeing the United Kingdom, London has steadfastly remained the planet's financial epicenter. This is the finding of a survey carried out by the GFCI (Global Financial Centres Index) which ranked nearly eight dozen cities around the globe. London beat out Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York to claim the top spot. 

 

Trump's Isolationism

In fact, the GFCI survey found that London had actually increased its lead over the world's next most vital financial center according to the survey, New York City. A 24...

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Banks relocating their headquarters after Brexit
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Some banks have already started choosing alternative headquarters after UK has left the European Union, with Frankfurt emerging as the preferred destination. Frankfurt appears to have taken an early lead over other cities such as Paris and Dublin. Nomura, a Japanese bank, is one of the banks to move their headquarters to Frankfurt. It is the largest brokerage firm in Japan. This comes even after Prime Minister Theresa May lost her majority, which increased the chances of UK seeking a softer Brexit deal that would lead to a reduced impact on its financial services industry....

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Europe restructures and the UK rejoins. Could it happen?
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Could the EU possibly reform and restructure itself to the point where Britain would vote to rejoin? The idea isn’t as far-fetched as it may currently sound, and was discussed in the Financial Times recently. 

Most people would agree that the EU currently has some serious problems. Monetary union is not working well, immigration and freedom of movement policies are muddled and ineffective and the UK is about to leave. 

Add to that Poland’s decision to veto a resolution as a protest against Donald Tusk, and a vociferous chorus in France and Italy calling for an exit...

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Post-Brexit Tariffs Could Seriously Impact Jobs
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According to, Hanno Kirner, the executive director at Jaguar Land Rover, the post-Brexit tariffs imposed on the UK could seriously harm its Car industry in the event steps are not taken to ensure that the free trade deal with the rest of the EU is concluded. This stark warning was issued during an event meant to bring together Government and Industry players in the UK. Mr. Kirner's concerns echo those of many in the UK industry who fear that the current state of affairs could result in many jobs going abroad once the single market isn't accessible anymore.

Kirner also warned that...

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