Brexit News Archive: 22 Oct 2016

Brexit politicians are putting us on a fast track to financial jeopardy | Anthony Browne

The chief executive of the British Bankers' Association warns that major players are already planning to relocate from Britain How do you take your Brexit? Soft or hard? Quick or slow? It might all seem semantics but for the UK and Europe it is the £1.1tn question. That is the ...
Anthony Browne / Guardian   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:00:25

Rocked by Brexit vote, Gibraltar lays plans for new kind of EU relationship

But Spain's readiness to play hardball on UK sovereignty means negotiating a prosperous future for the territory's businesses will not be a simple matter According to more than one member of Gibraltar's business community, it felt "like someone had died". The day after Britain's Brexit vote, this outpost of Albion ...
Jon Henley / Guardian   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:00:19

Leanne Wood: Vital we rebuild Wales after Brexit vote

Wales must "rebuild and renew" after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood tells her party's conference.
BBC   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:02:48

Trump: Election result will be like 'Brexit times five'

Donald Trump held three rallies in which he compared the inaccurate early predictions of Britain's "Brexit" to his own campaign, NBCNews reports.
CNBC   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:30:00

UK's £14 Billion Tax Shortfall Blamed On Brexit Nerves

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has read the runes of the government's tax receipts and thinks that there's going to be a £14 billion shortfall in the sums. As ever The Guardian manages to entirely misunderstand matters economic but there is a legitimate cause for concern here. How much concern ...
Tim Worstall, Contributor / Forbes   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:23:00

Newspaper headlines: Brexit talks row, police 'sex pests' and Strictly 'virus'

Tensions at the EU summit over Brexit are reported in many of Saturday's papers.
BBC   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:39:11

Upstart Belgian Region Stymies EU-Canada Trade Deal

A defiant Belgian region representing less than 1% of the European Union's population has managed so far to halt a trade deal with Canada supported by the rest of the bloc, raising questions about Europe's ability to successfully negotiate complex economic agreements.
WSJ   |   Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:52:43

Sanchia Berg: Young, Polish and pondering Brexit future

Born in Poland, brought up in Britain - how do the younger generation of Poles here feel Brexit will affect their future? Sanchia Berg reports.
BBC   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:18:34

Newspaper headlines: Brexit talks row and police 'sex pests'

Tensions at the EU summit over Brexit are reported in many of Saturday's papers.
BBC   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:39:07

British American Tobacco stuns with $47bn post-Brexit takeover

Telegraph   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:12:35

EU summit ends with May warned of rough road ahead

European leaders adopt tough stance on Brexit talks while leaving door ajar
FT   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:24:18

Should he stay or should he go? Mark Carney faces big decision amid attacks

The Bank of England governor was praised for providing calm immediately after the Brexit vote - but the tide of political opinion has turned against him Few of Britain's migrant workers are as well paid as Mark Carney and none of them are as well known. But this weekend the ...
Larry Elliott / Guardian   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:16:36

Theresa May 'optimistic' she can get right Brexit deal for UK

Theresa May predicts "difficult moments" ahead in Brexit negotiations but says she is optimistic she can get a deal "that is right for the UK".
BBC   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:06:13

EU is 'impossible' to do deals with, Canada says sparking fears about Brexit negotiations

Peter Dominiczak / Telegraph   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:14:57

WSJ City's Brexit Briefing: Is BAT a Sign of Deals to Come? May Wants to 'Trade Freely' With EU

Good afternoon from London. Here's essential reading for the City on today's Brexit developments from WSJ City. For updates throughout the day, you can download WSJ City for iPhone here or Android here. You'll need to open this email on your mobile device to do this. And you can sign ...
MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:45:54

May Wants Britain, EU to Trade Freely After Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said the U.K. wants to continue to trade freely in goods and services with the European Union even after it leaves, ahead of the start of formal talks on leaving the bloc.
WSJ   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:21:28

WTO concerned about Britain's membership terms post-Brexit

The head of the World Trade Organisation says Britain's future terms of membership in the WTO will depend a lot on the Brexit separation negotiations.
euronews   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:18:50

Accounting News Roundup: Audit Committee Disclosures; Brexit and IFRS; Underaccrued PTO | 10.21.16

Audit committees, disclosures Research from Ernst & Young found that 82% of the Fortune 100 audit committees "explicitly state
Going Concern   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:15:57

London diner's guide to Brexit vote

CNN   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:04:36

Why sterling's collapse is not good for the UK economy

The pound's rapid fall will have a slow, rotting effect on living standards. But disaster can be averted if we take firm action quickly The most dramatic economic effect of the UK's Brexit vote has been the collapse of sterling. Since June, the pound has fallen by 16% against a ...
Robert Skidelsky / Guardian   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:59:16

Scotland should join the EEA

Single market membership in its own right would be the best of all post-Brexit worlds
FT   |   Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:41:58