About Graham Bishop

Consultant on EU integration; Founder of grahambishop.com
25 11, 2021

Video: Brexit Is Dimming the Lights of the City of London

By |2021-12-03T09:29:49+00:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Trade & Financial services, Video|Tags: , , , , |

In this  Federal Trust video, our Council member Graham Bishop argues that the current controversy over central counterparties (CCPs) is symbolic of the difficulties facing the City of London after Brexit. The City will not lose its dominant position in this sector overnight, but the EU sees building up its [...]

3 11, 2021

Is the City of London’s tumbril drawing closer to the scaffold?

By |2021-12-17T12:58:15+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Brexit, November 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

The City is home to a multitude of businesses that support the financial markets. However, banking has always been at the City’s heart and, in recent decades, the clearing of derivatives has become central to both banking and securities markets. Pre-Brexit, these markets were also central to the European Union [...]

19 04, 2021

Video: Brexit and the City of London: April 2021 Update

By |2021-04-19T14:45:31+00:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Trade, Trade & Financial services, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Council member Graham Bishop provides an update on the Brexit 'hit' to the City of London, following his recent and well-received blog and video conversation with the Director of the Federal Trust, Brendan Donnelly, on "Brexit: Ending the City’s Dominance of European Finance?". In this April video update, he [...]

19 02, 2021

Video: Brexit: Ending the City’s Dominance of European Finance?

By |2021-02-19T14:19:43+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Brexit, Trade, Trade & Financial services, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this new Federal Trust video, our Council member Graham Bishop discusses the consequences of Brexit for the City of London. He draws particular attention to the reduction of the government’s tax revenues that is likely to follow reduction of the City’s access to the EU market:   You can [...]

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 [...]

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