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EU Lists Criteria for Hosting Bank, Drug Agencies After Brexit – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

EU Lists Criteria for Hosting Bank, Drug Agencies After Brexit
Bloomberg
The European Union circulated criteria for cities vying to house the bloc's banking and drugs regulators after Brexit forces them from London, identifying October as the deadline for a decision. The EU's remaining 27 members have until July 31 to bid

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:36 am

Bundesbank’s Dombret Says Brexit Likely to Be Hard or Very Hard – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Bundesbank's Dombret Says Brexit Likely to Be Hard or Very Hard
Bloomberg
The U.K.'s departure from the European Union is unlikely to go smoothly, according to Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret. “It doesn't look like a soft Brexit to me at all,” Dombret told David Ingles in a Bloomberg TV interview in Tokyo on Tuesday.

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 7:57 am

BNY Mellon European chair says big banks are planning for ‘the most challenging scenario’ on Brexit – Business Insider


Business Insider

BNY Mellon European chair says big banks are planning for 'the most challenging scenario' on Brexit
Business Insider
LONDON — The chairman of US bank BNY Mellon in Europe says major banks are drawing up plans for the worst-case Brexit scenario and warns that no deal for Britain could spark another financial crisis. Michael Cole-Fontayn, BNY Mellon's EMEA chair, …

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 6:05 am

Brexit weekly briefing: ‘dementia tax’ debacle sidelines divorce talks – The Guardian


The Guardian

Brexit weekly briefing: 'dementia tax' debacle sidelines divorce talks
The Guardian
Welcome to the Guardian's weekly Brexit briefing, a summary of developments as the UK heads towards the EU door marked “exit”. If you'd like to receive it as a weekly early morning email, please sign up here. You can listen to our latest Brexit Means …
Pound under fresh Brexit pressure as May faltersIrish Independent
Theresa May blasts 'those in Europe who want to PUNISH us' during shock Brexit warningExpress.co.uk

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 6:00 am

Brexit negotiation: Five things Europe fears most – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Brexit negotiation: Five things Europe fears most
Telegraph.co.uk
The European Union has completed its preparations for the Brexit negotiations by handing legal directives to Michel Barnier, their chief negotiator. This 18-page document essentially sets out the EU's maximum opening bids for the first phase of the
EU approves tough Brexit talks stance, demanding UK paysThe Boston Globe
Council (Art 50) authorises the start of Brexit talks and adopts negotiating directivesEU News
EU's chief negotiator says 'we are ready' for Brexit talksThe Independent
Financial Times –BBC News –Express.co.uk
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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:01 am

Brussels sets rules for Brexit regulatory agencies fight – Financial Times


Financial Times

Brussels sets rules for Brexit regulatory agencies fight
Financial Times
The “objective criteria” stress the “vital” need for “business continuity”, ensuring that the agencies can be up and running by the time of Brexit in locations that can “maintain and attract highly qualified staff”. A second element of decision-making

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Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:06 am

Lib Dems: ‘Brexit undermines universities at every turn’ – Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)


Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

Lib Dems: 'Brexit undermines universities at every turn'
Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
Brexit undermines these at every turn. When the University of Cambridge says that “Brexit poses a significant risk to higher education and research activities in the UK”, we can't afford to ignore it. The reasons for their warning are clear. British

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:07 pm

May’s Election U-Turn Spooks Own Ministers as Brexit Talks Near – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

May's Election U-Turn Spooks Own Ministers as Brexit Talks Near
Bloomberg
Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. Theresa May's dramatic climbdown from an unpopular policy on elderly care not only spooked ministers who had been kept out the loop, but sounded the alarm over

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:01 pm

Brexit could spark food industry crisis, select committee warns – The Independent


The Independent

Brexit could spark food industry crisis, select committee warns
The Independent
Brexit could spark a crisis for the food industry unless urgent measures are taken to fill gaps in the labour supply, a Select Committee has warned. Agricultural businesses are facing “considerable difficulties” in recruiting and retaining their

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:45 pm

Brexit: Parties ‘were close to agreement’, says Foster – BBC News


BBC News

Brexit: Parties 'were close to agreement', says Foster
BBC News
The DUP leader has said Stormont parties were very close to agreeing on the kind of Brexit they wanted, before talks paused last month. Arlene Foster made her remarks to a Eurosceptic thinktank in London. Mrs Foster said she was optimistic the parties …
More than six in ten companies believe a hard border post Brexit would be bad for their businessIrish Independent
Coca-Cola 'maps out' impact of Brexit on all-island opsBelfast Telegraph
Brexit plays into old divisions in Northern IrelandPOLITICO.eu
Express.co.uk –RTE.ie –the Irish News
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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:04 am

Brexit – BingNews

Brexit worries ‘could see UK lose top European spot for foreign investment’

The UK risks losing its position as the top European destination for foreign investment amid concerns over Brexit, a report said. The nation held on to the top spot last year after the number of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects rose by 7% to 1,144 …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:35 am

German FinMin Says Most Post-Brexit Euro Clearing Should Have EU Oversight

BRUSSELS — German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday most, but not all, euro clearing should be subject to European oversight after Britain leaves the bloc. Discord between the euro zone’s three largest countries is stalling the European …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:00 am

LWF 2017: Big Brexit debate

Brexit was the big topic of the day as the London Wine Fair kicked off yesterday, with a panel of economic, legal and industry experts assessing the implications of the impending divorce with Europe. Exiting the single market is expected to result in the …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:57 am

Brexit-Related Updates You Need to Know Today

Last week Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party launched a manifesto that paints a picture of what a Tory-led Britain would look like. The 88-page manifesto also gave us glimpses of what May’s stance on Brexit would look like: No grey …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:50 am

EU Finalizes Brexit Position as U.K. Threatens to Quit Talks

Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. European Union ministers finalized their Brexit negotiating position a day after the U.K. threatened to quit talks on its departure unless the bloc drops its …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:25 am

Brussels sets rules for Brexit regulatory agencies fight

Brussels has issued its criteria for deciding the post-Brexit home of two London-based EU agencies, setting the stage for a five-month battle between states vying for two of the union’s regulatory jewels. Donald Tusk, European Council president, and Jean …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:24 am

BNY Mellon European chair says big banks are planning for ‘the most challenging scenario’ on Brexit

Michael Cole-Fontayn, Executive VP and Chairman of EMEA BNY Mellon. Dan Mullan/Getty Images LONDON — The chairman of US bank BNY Mellon in Europe says major banks are drawing up plans for the worst-case Brexit scenario and warns that no deal for Britain …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:00 am

Brexit : Britain must settle what it owes before leaving the European Union

European Commission member in charge of Brexit negotiations with Britain, Michel Barnier, gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the end of a general affairs council at the European Council in Brussels, May 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Member …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 7:44 pm

UK’s Theresa May ‘must organize’ the Brexit divorce

Cedomir Nestorovic of ESSEC Business School says May is bound by the Brexit referendum vote and cannot reverse the decision. Key issue Axios says awaits Trump once he returns to D.C.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 6:39 pm

EU nations set tough negotiating mandate for Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The 27 European Union nations handling Britain’s exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks, the EU’s chief negotiator said Monday, stressing that the discussions would be tension-filled. The talks will quickly …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:37 pm

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