Jack is a senior financial services correspondent at MLex, in Brussels. He previously served as tax correspondent, and has also worked in the European Commission for a number of years in a variety of economic fields, serving commissioners Jonathan Hill, Neelie Kroes, Cecilia Malmström, Julian King and commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Before that he worked for five years on economic and financial policy in HM Treasury, and in at the U.K.’s representation at the EU, and has also covered the UK’s Brexit debate as a journalist at InFacts.
Selected Insights by Jack
EU asset managers should have to reveal holdings in all kinds of fossil-fuel companies, not just in coal producers, under planned sustainability disclosure rules.
EU banks and other entities at high risk for money laundering might face on-site visits from the bloc's inspectors under plans being drawn up by the European Commission, MLex has learned.
Banks’ operations, exposures and potentially their capital rules could all be affected by the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus, even as global regulators insist the fundamentals of financial stability remain sound.
Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra, poses such a disruptive threat that it is causing regulators to consider how they can cut costs in the cross-border payments market, according to a new study from the Bank for International Settlements, or BIS.
A UK push for enhanced EU equivalence conditions that would offer London financiers greater certainty after Brexit seems likely to be achievable, given the narrow distance between negotiating mandates published by both sides this week.