Our new service "Brexit
and the City - the Impact" builds on the popularity of my series
of videos about the impact of Brexit on "the City" - shorthand for
the financial services industry throughout the UK.
Details are here
11 September : 175th Brussels4Breakfast
Moderator: Andrew Hilton (CSFI) Pannellists: Graham Bishop, Doug McWilliams and John Rega
I have published - with the Federal Trust -
another of my videos on "Brexit: the Impact on the City". This one is
entitled “Brexit has ended the Golden Age of the City of London.
June 23rd: 174th Brussels 4 Breakfast
Moderator: Andrew Hilton (Director, CSFI); Panellists: Graham Bishop; Andreas Dombret and Pablo Portugal. For members: link to summary and topics
June 4th: Financial Services Club/ZYen video with Alderman Mainelli and
Graham Bishop: Brexit: Ending the City's Dominance of European Finance?
How might this play out by say 2024? Could the divergence cause
the end of the City’s dominance of European finance? It might well do.
Graham Bishop's analysis targets the interaction of the driving forces of politics and economics as they force the required changes in financial regulation – at the macro level - rather than covering the micro aspects of detailed implementation. These are precisely the topics where a well-informed financial professional should remain competent: it can form part of their Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Banking union and capital markets union are already underway, but obstacles remain and consumer protection is a necessary conditon for success.
The next big project – enhancing the international role of the euro – is only under discussion but the EU is seeking to neutralise any “weaponising” of the dollar
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies are a key priority for the new Commission – with a European Green Deal planned within its first 100 days. But “sustainable finance” goes beyond “green” and includes social considerations as well as the governance that brings it to the forefront of financial decision-making.
The Fin Tech Action Plan will help the financial industry make use of the rapid advances in technology such as blockchain and other IT applications and strengthen cyber resilience. The impact on payment systems will be at the cutting edge.
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As a `Friend of GrahamBishop.com' you can easily `scan the horizon’ for politics and economics driving regulatory reform of European financial markets by joining the 'Brussels' Finance Watchers community
His proposal for a Temporary Eurobill Fund is one of the range of options in this study. His proposal offers a modest, technical but concrete step that can be expanded progressively into a financial, economic and political structure if circumstances develop propitiously. This author has developed the TEF plan over several years and has comprehensively updated it in the form of “30 FAQs”. Click to download.