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Theresa May, Angela Merkel

Cardano: Brexit deal failure ‘could see deficits soar by a third’

Tue, 11 Dec 2018By

DB schemes’ collective shortfall could increase dramatically if withdrawal agreement fails, and improve if it passes


Asset management roundup: Impax joins the move to Dublin

Thu, 6 Dec 2018By Elizabeth Pfeuti,

Also: Kempen to close Edinburgh office, relocate small cap funds


UK set to lose its voice on European financial rules, FCA warns

Thu, 29 Nov 2018By

Withdrawal agreement bars UK regulator from formal input into future EU financial rules

EU leaders discuss the UK withdrawal agreement

Regulator warns on liquidity if Brexit deal fails

Thu, 29 Nov 2018By

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority says liquidity shortfalls could push up costs and make it harder to execute large transactions

UK, EU flags

ESMA moves on UK clearing house recognition in case of cliff-edge Brexit

Fri, 23 Nov 2018By

EU watchdog working with Commission and UK clearing houses on temporary recognition

UK, EU flags

Brexit: Lobby groups call for action to prepare for ‘no deal’ outcome

Mon, 19 Nov 2018By Jeremy Woolfe,

Financial services groups welcomed last week’s deal but recognise difficulties ahead

Amber Rudd

UK appoints new work and pensions secretary amid reshuffle

Fri, 16 Nov 2018By

Amber Rudd appointed as the third head of the DWP this year and fourth under Theresa May’s leadership

Theresa May, UK prime minister

Chart of the Week: Sterling struggles as Brexit deal teeters on the brink

Fri, 16 Nov 2018By

The UK currency has fallen versus the dollar and the euro in the immediate aftermath of a draft agreement emerging

Theresa May

Brexit: Investors respond as draft agreement emerges

Thu, 15 Nov 2018By

Asset managers and asset owners call for negotiators to protect interests of savers and investors

ESMA Paris building

EU regulator proposes derivatives fix in case Brexit talks fail

Fri, 9 Nov 2018By

ESMA floats temporary solution for transferring uncleared derivatives contracts to EU counterparties

WTC Amsterdam

Netherlands will be a centre for financial infrastructure, regulator claims

Tue, 30 Oct 2018By

AFM expects at least 30% of European trade in financial instruments to relocate to the Netherlands

Stockholm, Sweden

​Swedish watchdog urges preparation for ‘hard’ Brexit

Wed, 24 Oct 2018By

Regulator warns of “inconvenience and extra costs” for Swedish banks

UK, EU flags

Dutch watchdog urges pension funds to prepare for hard Brexit

Mon, 15 Oct 2018By

AFM warns that asset managers and service providers seeking EU permissions may not get them on time

Shanghai, China

Joseph Mariathasan: Big decisions over China for Europe and the UK

Mon, 15 Oct 2018By

Picking a side in the trade war ‘should be an easy decision’, Ashmore’s Jan Dehn tells Joseph Mariathasan

Steven Maijoor, chair, ESMA

EU watchdog spearheads preparations for ‘no deal’ Brexit

Thu, 4 Oct 2018By

ESMA, EU27 regulators should have memoranda of understanding with FCA, says Steven Maijoor

Janwillem Bouma, PensionsEurope

PensionsEurope’s chair on Brexit, retirement age and Dutch reform

Fri, 28 Sep 2018By André de Vos,

Janwillem Bouma in conversation with IPE’s sister publication Pensioen Pro

Guy Verhofstadt

Some UK products will not be allowed in EU post-Brexit: Verhofstadt

Fri, 21 Sep 2018By

European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator urges remaining member states to support Capital Markets Union

UK, EU flags

First State to transfer up to £4.3bn to Ireland as part of Brexit prep

Tue, 18 Sep 2018By

Asset manager has proposed to move money from 18 UK-based strategies to their EU equivalents

Brexit analysis from IPE Magazine

julie patterson

Brexit is no simple break

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Julie Patterson

The implications of the UK’s EU departure will be complex and wide ranging for asset managers

Letter From Brussels: Brexit focus moves to pensions

February 2018 (magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

As the risk of a no-deal Brexit comes into focus, attention is turning to ways to mitigate the damage across financial services, including asset management and pensions

Brexit and sponsors: The great unknown

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Trustees need to think about market volatility and employer covenants in light of Brexit

Letter from Brussels: EU seeks to avert Brexit arbitrage

June 2017 (Magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

Strong words on Brexit are flying in political circles. But behind the theatre, concerns about the future of London’s fund management sector are emerging

Letter from Brussels: Brexit and equivalence

April 2017 (Magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

Nothing could be clearer. For the financial sector, at least, there is nothing to fear from Brexit. All the UK has to do is to apply to the EU’s rules – the crucial term ‘equivalence’

UK firms vulnerable to slowdown

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan finds that the UK economy has fared quite well since the Brexit vote, but smaller companies are vulnerable to any potential domestic slowdown

Outlook 2017: Breaking up is hard

December 2016 (Magazine)By ,

The UK referendum result raises the possibility of other countries leaving the European Union. Christoph Schon and William Morokoff examine the impact of such a scenario

Risk parity post-Brexit

November 2016 (Magazine)

Despite the increase in risk in many asset classes from a year ago, risk parity funds have weathered this summer’s volatile markets

Guest Viewpoint: Peter Kraneveld - International Pensions Adviser

October 2016 (Magazine)By Peter Kraneveld

Pension funds are not about politics, but their investment portfolios include political risk


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