The City of London Prepares for Brexit


Date: 30 August 2017. Duration: 11:12.

The pressure is mounting on banks, insurers and other financial services companies based in London to plan for Brexit.

MLex's London Managing Editor Ana Rita Rego and Financial Services Correspondent Hugo Coelho discuss how companies in London are preparing for the UK's departure from the bloc and what steps they'll have to take to access EU markets.

For more details on these plans and regulatory challenges that companies wishing to relocate to the continent face, read Hugo's stories: 

"European banks in Britain need post-Brexit clarity too" (21 July 2017)

"EU freezes out UK bid to change life insurers' capital rules before Brexit" (3 August 2017)

"UK insurers need special treatment in Brexit talks for legacy businesses" (21 August 2017)

"Brexit could force UK banks to recast ringfencing exercises" (25 August 2017)