The City of London is starting 2021 free of the European Union’s rules. But despite a trade deal being reached, its status as a global financial hub is under threat, resting on a separate process controlled by politicians and technocrats in Brussels known as “equivalence.” The EU granted two big equivalence decisions to the U.K. in 2020 — but with 28 areas still open, it’s unclear how much investment banking business can stay in Britain. The EU hasn’t been in any rush to come to London’s rescue
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Author : By Silla Brush and Alexander Weber | Bloomberg
Publish date : 2020-12-30 17:28:47
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