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Week in London: EU-UK, UK-US, CPTPP accession, Down Under, agriculture

EU-UK – Still no breakthrough With just 56 days to go until the UK’s post-Brexit transition period comes to an end, Britain and the EU remain far apart on all the key issues in the negotiations on the future EU-UK relationship. Two weeks of virtually non-stop negotiations came to a …

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City of London pins hopes on UK-Australia trade pact to restore regulatory equivalence

The City of London is hopeful that the newly-launched free trade agreement negotiations between the United Kingdom and Australia could provide a solution to a new regulatory headache facing the British financial services sector. In an uncomfortable echo of the current dialogue between London and Brussels, the UK – together …

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CPTPP + US: the emergence of a British trade policy strategy

The United Kingdom left the European Union with the explicit aim of having its own trade policy and agreements. Britain is in business now. The biggest challenge will be handling the domestic politics of farming, procurement, environment and devolution to make London’s emerging trade policy strategy bear fruit. London aims …