Graham Bishop

About Graham Bishop

Consultant on EU integration; Founder of
10 03, 2020

The view from Brussels of the EU-UK negotiations: a total illusion of “independence”

By |2020-06-10T16:49:41+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Brexit, Europe, Europe, Trade|Tags: , , , |

Photo credit: European Union   The smoke may be clearing from the opening salvoes in the Great Negotiation War and I happened to be in Brussels for a conference just after the `negotiations’ finished last week. My clear conclusion is that the UK is about to be sacrificed on the [...]

14 02, 2020

Negotiating with a bloc seven times your size: Clash no 1 – Financial Services

By |2020-06-23T15:53:46+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Europe, Trade, Trade & Financial services|Tags: , , |

The UK has the same rules as the EU at this instant – but EU rules are evolving continuously under the pressure of technological change. The main Directive about trading securities is about to be examined later this year – as part of the normal review cycle. The UK will [...]