Hosted by the British Bankers Association and organised by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, with Graham Bishop and David Reed of Kreab
The debate was as lively as usual and the main topics included Brexit – inevitably a few days ahead of the vital Summit. We covered the state of public opinion and the implications of President Tusk’s letter to Prime Minister Cameron, as well as the `leaked tracked-change’ Draft Conclusions. Also, I shared my thoughts about the reactions to the speech I gave last night at the London School of Economics on the impact on London of actually leaving the EU.
We discussed the published contributions to the Commission’s `Call for Evidence’ on financial services regulation; the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book; the postponement of MiFID; IORP II; and IAS9’s application both to banks and to insurers - given IAS4.
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