London’s bankers – pioneers of green finance?

By |julij 3rd, 2019|2050, carbon neutrality, City of London, green financing, News, sustainable finance, United Kingdom|

Last week, the UK became the first major industrialised country to pass a law to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050. Now London is publishing a strategy for redirecting global financial investments into climate-friendly projects. The idea of b...

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Brexit turns EU into landlord in the City of London

By |februar 21st, 2019|Amsterdam, Brexit, City of London, EMA, EMA relocation, European Medicines Agency, News|

The European Medicines Agency is looking to sublet its former headquarters in the financial district of London, after a British court ruled on Wednesday (20 February) that it cannot break its lease despite the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

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Commission defends “equivalence” with UK for financial services

By |april 24th, 2018|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, CCPs, City of London, clearing, equivalence, financial services, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis told the UK’s financial sector on Tuesday (24 April) that the EU and UK regimes could co-exist together after Brexit, but warned that London would not have a say in the decision-making process.

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Paris ahead of Frankfurt for Brexit City jobs

By |april 3rd, 2018|Banks, Brexit, City of London, economy & jobs, Euro & Finance, European Banking Authority, Frankfurt, London, News, Paris|

While banks in London have drastically scaled back their post-Brexit relocation estimates, they are now favouring France to Germany, according to a survey led by Reuters. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.

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Brexit financial services deal will be difficult

By |marec 28th, 2018|banking, banking industry, City of London, financial services, News, United Kingdom|

The industry has accepted that so-called “passporting” rights will not be possible after Britain leaves the EU.  The concept of “equivalence” has been mooted as a solution but even agreeing to that will be difficult, writes Mark Boleat.

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UK watchdog calls for finance pact with EU to avoid Brexit chaos

By |februar 6th, 2018|banking sector, Brexit, City of London, financial services, Insurance, News, trade|

British and European Union watchdogs could sign a pact to avoid Brexit disrupting trillions of pounds in cross-border financial contracts and undermine market stability, a top UK regulator said yesterday (5 February).

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Goldman CEO has high hopes for London HQ post-Brexit, despite uncertainty

By |oktober 31st, 2017|banking, City of London, France, Frankfurt, Germany, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, News, Paris, United Kingdom|

Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein expects to fill the firm's new European headquarters which is currently under construction in London, but said Britain's exit from the European Union left much outside the bank's control.

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EU lawmakers tentatively back Brexit clearing law that could clobber Britain

By |oktober 11th, 2017|City of London, financial services, News|

European Union lawmakers on Tuesday (10 October) gave broad support to a law that could end the City of London's global dominance in clearing euro-denominated financial contracts after Brexit.

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UK finance sector fights to preserve ‘passporting’ rights

By |avgust 24th, 2017|Brexit, City of London, EU trade, financial services, News, passporting rights, United Kingdom|

The UK's financial sector is seeking an "ambitious" trade pact between Britain and the EU to try to prevent a costly shift of jobs and business to the continent once the country leaves the bloc, according to a draft report seen by Reuters.

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Demand to rent UK commercial property falls to 5-year low

By |julij 27th, 2017|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, Brexit transitional deal, City of London, News|

Demand to rent British commercial property levelled off for the first time in almost five years during the past three months, as online shopping hurt high-street retailers and Brexit and election worries unsettled other potential tenants.

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