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  • HMT: Joint statement from George Osborne and leaders of international investment banks

    08/07/2016
    This joint statement sets out the signatories’ intention work together to “help London retain its position as the leading international financial... centre”.
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  • European Parliament//EC: European Commissioners

    08/07/2016
    Further to Jonathan Hill’s resignation, at a European Parliament hearing on 7 July 2016, it was agreed that Valdis Dombrovskis is... in a position to take this role. An EC press release notes that President Juncker will meet Da Sir Julian King as the member of the European Commission of UK nationality to determine the candidate's ability to serve as a European Commissioner
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  • TSC: UK's future economic relationship with the EU inquiry

    07/07/2016
    TSC has published a transcript of the hearing held on 5 July 2016 attended Professor Michael Dougan, Professor of European Law,... University of Liverpool, Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House, Sir Emyr Jones Parry, former UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Raoul Ruparel, Co-Director, Open Europe. Topics include: general legal issues surrounding Brexit and passporting.
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  • EC: Extraordinary meeting of ECOFIN

    06/07/2016
    The EC has published the text of the opening statement by Valdis Dombrovskis at a meeting today. He discusses ongoing... work, including the Banking Union and the Capital Markets Union. He also emphasises that “the financial services sector will be among those most affected by any change in the EU's relationship with the UK. We do not know exactly what our future relationship with the UK will look like. We hope the UK can remain a close partner. Until the UK leaves, it remains a full member of the European Union, with all the rights and obligations this entails … any future agreement concluded with the UK as a third country, would have to balance rights and obligations. Access to the Single Market would require the UK to accept all four freedoms … There can be no cherry-picking”.
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  • BoE: Systemic risk survey

    05/07/2016
    BoE has published the results of its biannual risk survey of the first half of 2016, which was conducted between 11... April and 29 April 2016. Confidence in the stability of the UK financial system has fallen since the 2015 H2 survey. UK political risk was most commonly cited as the risk most challenging to manage. The percentage of respondents mentioning this risk increased from14% to 53%/
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  • EC: Report by President Donald Tusk to the European Parliament

    05/07/2016
    The text of President Tusk’s report on the European Council of 28 June and the informal meeting of 27 EU leaders... on 29 June 2016 to the Parliament has been published along with his “final remarks” at the plenary hearing. He notes: “the EU is ready to proceed with an amicable divorce with the UK even today … the Treaties have left the decision on the initiation of the divorce proceedings to the member state that wishes to leave the EU. In other words we cannot effectively force this decision on the UK ….before launching the divorce procedures, we will not undertake any negotiations on the future shape of relations between the EU and the UK”.
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  • HoL: Leaving the EU: Parliament's role in the process

    04/07/2016
    This HoL library briefing examines what Parliament’s role would be in the process of withdrawing from the EU and considers the... following issues: invoking Article 50; overseeing the negotiation process; ratifying agreements; repealing and reviewing domestic legislation.
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  • FCA: Speech by John Griffith-Jones: Global regulation in the post-crisis era

    01/07/2016
    Text of this speech, given at the TheCityUK Annual Conference on 30 June 2016, follows, in which John Griffith-Jones considers the... FS sector in light of Brexit and global regulatory work and conduct regulation issues (including benchmark manipulation) competition and concerns that “conduct in the wholesale markets can somehow be kept separate from the conduct in the retail markets … reputation, it transpires, flows seamlessly between the two. There are still many people not involved in finance, who do not believe that much, or anything has changed, or who have not seen enough to give the City the benefit of the doubt”).
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  • BoE: Speech by Mark Carney: Uncertainty, the economy and policy

    01/07/2016
    Text of Mark Carney’s speech, given on 30 June 2016 follows. This includes a section specifically on financial policy and regulation,... in which he notes that PC will release its biannual Financial Stability Report, and it will take any further actions it deems appropriate to support financial stability. He emphasises “nothing in financial regulation has changed as a result of last week’s referendum. It will not change until the process of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union is complete, until the UK is no longer a member of the EU and until EU law ceases to have effect in the UK. The law is the law. Rules are rules. The Bank is continuing to implement the current regulatory framework until any new arrangements with the EU take effect”.
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  • HoC: Financial Services: European aspects

    01/07/2016
    This HoC library briefing paper brings together recent EU legislative and regulatory developments in the sphere of financial or corporate regulation,... including a checklist of EU regulation currently being implemented. It also provides a synopsis of a pro-market think tank on implications for the FS sector in the post-Referendum landscape./
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