The Economy, Financial Services and Future Trade – Whose Laws, Whose Courts?
Tuesday 25th February, 5:00-6:00p.m.
As talks on a future UK-EU trade deal start, the spotlight will be on the framework for high–value financial services trade. The UK will want to make sure that the UK and its firms are protected against potential risk, with UK business operating across the EU regulated by UK law.
Speakers will include:
- The Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2010-16), Former Leader, Conservative Party
- Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Shearman & Sterling, Co-author with R.Lyddon and D. Blake, Managing Euro Risk: Saving Investors from Systemic Risk (Politeia, forthcoming)
- Robert Lyddon, Lyddon Consulting Services, Co-author with B.Reynolds and D. Blake, Managing Euro Risk: Saving Investors from Systemic Risk (Politeia, forthcoming)
- Dr Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Strategist, Netwealth; co-Authorwith Liam Halligan, Clean Brexit (2017)
They will consider such questions as:
- What rules govern today’s UK-EU trade? What guards against systemic risk?
- What are the options for post-Brexit trade and what should the UK’s red lines be?
- How should the UK play its hand given the troubled Eurozone framework?
- How can the UK promote advantages for its firms and avoid the potential difficulties posed by EU law?