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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

15 Jan 2018

Trade options for UK financial services after Brexit

LONDON A stand-off between Britain and the European Union over the future of London's vast financial services industry is shaping up as one of the key Brexit battlegrounds of this year.

12 Jan 2018

May tells bankers they are a priority for Brexit amid job warnings

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May told bankers from firms such as Goldman Sachs on Thursday they were a priority for her in the Brexit talks, just as new warnings emerged of job losses in the London financial sector unless there is a trade deal.

11 Jan 2018

May to meet financiers as London mayor warns of 'lost decade' due to Brexit

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May meets financiers from firms including Goldman Sachs on Thursday to discuss the impact of Brexit on Europe's financial capital, as London's mayor said Britain could face a "lost decade" of low growth and investment.

10 Jan 2018

May to meet finance bosses on Brexit

LONDON Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will meet executives from major finance companies on Thursday to give them a clearer idea of what Britain's European Union exit will mean for them.

12 Dec 2017

Goldman Sachs to have Labour over for tea as City seeks warmer ties

LONDON The British Labour Party's would-be finance minister, John McDonnell, has accepted an invitation for talks at the Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs as it seeks better relations with a political party whose leaders have pilloried bankers.

08 Dec 2017

City of London sticks to Brexit plans despite progress

LONDON London's financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU.

30 Nov 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland closes final chapter on 'bad bank'

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland has closed the "bad bank" it set up to sell large chunks of its unwanted assets nearly a decade after RBS was rescued in a 45-billion-pound bailout by the British government.

30 Nov 2017

Banks face contract repapering rush to retain clients after Brexit

LONDON Banks in London are preparing to move hundreds of thousands of contracts they expect to be rendered invalid by Brexit to continental Europe, in a process known as "repapering", marking a major step in their adjustment plans.

30 Nov 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland closes final chapter on "bad bank"

LONDON, Nov 30 Royal Bank of Scotland has closed its so-called bad bank, which was set up to sell large chunks of its huge stockpile of unwanted assets, nine years after a 45-billion-pound ($60.58 billion) bailout by the British government.

29 Nov 2017

Banks view turning branches to subsidiaries as Brexit 'red line'

LONDON Foreign banks in Britain view any attempt to make them convert their branches to subsidiaries after Brexit as a "red line" which would likely cause them to rethink their presence in the country, an industry report said on Wednesday.

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