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Comment: UK financial sector’s ‘fish for finance’ hopes miss the point

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 14 May 2021 11:01
  • 14 May 2021 11:01
The latest fracas between the UK and the EU over France’s fishing license in Jersey waters, an issue which has waded into the post-Brexit financial equivalence debate, is just that — the latest.
The idea that France is holding up an agreement on post-Brexit financial services until it gets better rights

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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