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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

22 May 2018

UK watchdog tells banks to fight cybercrime with innovative tech

LONDON Banks and other financial firms have rejected over a million new customers and cut off 370,000 existing ones due to financial crime concerns, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said on Tuesday.

22 May 2018

UK watchdog says automated financial advice falls short

LONDON Automated financial advisers must provide more clarity on their fees and gather more information on a customer's financial circumstances to ensure they receive the appropriate service, Britain's markets regulator said on Monday.

21 May 2018

UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

LONDON Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London's standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said on Monday.

21 May 2018

UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

LONDON Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London's standing as a global financial center unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said on Monday.

17 May 2018

EU says block on U.S. sanctions on Iran of limited use for EU banks

LONDON Using European Union powers to ban banks in the bloc from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran would be of "limited" use given the global reach of finance, the EU's financial services chief said on Thursday.

17 May 2018

EU says it can't guarantee Brexit won't hit financial contracts

LONDON There is no guarantee that Brexit won't disrupt millions of insurance and derivative contracts and it is still up to firms to take preventive measures, the European Union's financial services chief said on Thursday.

17 May 2018

EU says block on U.S. sanctions on Iran of limited use for EU banks

LONDON Using European Union powers to ban banks in the bloc from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran would be of "limited" use given the global reach of finance, the EU's financial services chief said on Thursday.

17 May 2018

EU says block on US sanctions on Iran of limited use for EU banks

LONDON, May 17 Using European Union powers to ban banks in the bloc from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran would be of "limited" use given the global reach of finance, the EU's financial services chief said on Thursday.

16 May 2018

UK's risk of losing euro clearing after Brexit eases

LONDON The threat of clearing in euro denominated financial contracts being forcibly moved from London to the European Union after Brexit eased on Wednesday after EU lawmakers backed more detailed economic tests for relocation.

16 May 2018

EU lawmakers tone down rhetoric over euro clearing after Brexit

LONDON, May 16 The threat of clearing in euro denominated financial contracts being forcibly moved from London to the European Union after Brexit may ease after an EU vote due later on Wednesday.

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