Return to the pre-crisis 'Wild West'?

Revisiting the case for and against deregulation post-Brexit

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Investment Week deputy news editor Mike Sheen
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Investment Week deputy news editor Mike Sheen

In the wake of the European Parliament elections and the resignation of the UK's Prime Minister, the outlook for Brexit remains a mystery.

More than two months on from the initial departure date of 29 March there is little certainty the new date of 31 October will be adhered to or what the nature of the UK's future relationship with the EU will be. Amid the uncertainty surrounding the UK's current state of political paralysis, those who advocate Brexit as an opportunity for deregulation of the City are making their voices heard. Investment Week recently reported on a Westminster roundtable at which ex-HSBC employee and now Tory MP Bim Afolami led calls for post-Brexit deregulation. Afolami encouraged those present to ...

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