While the nature and terms of the UK’s exit from the EU remains far from clear (at the time of writing), fundamental questions about the long-term post-Brexit landscape for the financial services industry need to be considered.
Will Brexit facilitate a broader review of the UK’s financial regulatory regime? How can and should the City remain globally competitive? Should policymakers pursue a deregulatory agenda and a divergence from EU rules? Or should the financial services industry prioritise mechanisms for regulatory equivalence and corporation for UK and EU markets?
How should those working in banking, capital markets, asset management and insurance adapt to these changes and what are the key opportunities?