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UK-EU deal preserves Britain’s leeway on market regulations

Posted by seumasach on February 20, 2016

Cameron has not achieved a deal that will guarantee immunity for the City of London from EU regulation. In general, we can suppose that this is the least bad option for the City which fears its demise even more outside of the EU altogether. That is why Britain won’t be leaving the EU- the scare stories have already begun, falling house prices, run on the pound etc. and they will only gain in intensity over the coming weeks.


19th February, 2016

European Union leaders reached a deal late on Friday that offers leeway to Britain in applying banking and markets’ regulations, but maintains that there will be a single set of rules for the financial sector within the EU.

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