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French ports find favor in Brussels for post-Brexit trade

The British government has targeted emergency ferry services from the U.K. to ports in France | Jack Taylor/Getty Images French ports find favor in Brussels for post-Brexit trade Council and Parliament agree to Paris’ demands after Commission snub. By Joshua Posaner 1/30/19, 5:41 PM CET Updated 1/31/19, 5:06 PM CET French ports including Calais, Dunkirk…


EU markets watchdog approves Brexit agreement with Britain

British and EU flags flutter outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s markets watchdog said it has approved an agreement on supervisory cooperation with Britain after Brexit to avoid disruption to cross-border financial services like asset management. “The board agreed in substance the Memorandum…


British MP sees cross-party demand for accounting change

LONDON (Reuters) – A senior British lawmaker leading a review of the world’s top accounting firms said on Thursday there is cross-party consensus for change, calling the approach of the “Big Four” complacent. FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo“I hope that…