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Huw Jones

24 Mar 2017

How banks lost the ear of Britain's government over Brexit

LONDON One afternoon in mid-January, Prime Minister Theresa May walked into a meeting room in the Swiss resort of Davos to face Wall Street's most powerful bankers.

24 Mar 2017

Special Report - How banks lost the ear of Britain's government over Brexit

LONDON One afternoon in mid-January, Prime Minister Theresa May walked into a meeting room in the Swiss resort of Davos to face Wall Street's most powerful bankers. | Video

24 Mar 2017

Bank of England to charge banks for additional 'Brexit' costs

LONDON The Bank of England is to increase the fees it levies on the banks it regulates to meet additional costs resulting from Britain's move to leave the European Union - and may have to ask for more cash later on.

23 Mar 2017

French financial markets watchdog wants special access rules for UK

LONDON The European Union's system for granting market access to banks from outside the bloc will not work for a financial centre as big as Britain's, a top European regulator said on Thursday.

23 Mar 2017

Ireland warns against post-Brexit 'race to bottom' for banks

LONDON Financial firms must not base a decision to move from London after Brexit on expectations of being less heavily regulated, a senior Irish regulator said on Thursday.

22 Mar 2017

Euro zone banks under scrutiny but none in danger watchdog says

LONDON Several European banks are being closely monitored by the agency responsible for closing lenders which go bust in the euro zone, but none are failing or about to fail, the head of the Single Resolution Board (SRB) said on Wednesday.

22 Mar 2017

Citi says EU 'equivalence' regime no answer to Brexit banking question

LONDON British-based banks would be foolhardy to expect to retain access to European Union markets in return for sticking closely to the bloc's rules after Brexit, a senior banking official said on Wednesday.

21 Mar 2017

EU plans to slow scramble to win financial firms from UK

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Commission is seeking to crack down on states using regulatory shortcuts to lure business from Britain and said on Tuesday it is considering a more powerful securities watchdog to counter fragmentation after Brexit.

21 Mar 2017

EU plans to slow scramble to win financial firms from UK

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Commission is seeking to crack down on states using regulatory shortcuts to lure business from Britain and said on Tuesday it is considering a more powerful securities watchdog to counter fragmentation after Brexit.

20 Mar 2017

British regulator to focus more on protecting insurance policyholders

LONDON The Bank of England said it will devote greater effort to ensuring more consistent protection for those who would suffer most if their insurance policies do not pay out as promised.

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