Brexit News Archive: 04 Feb 2017

Everything you need to know about May's Brexit white paper in 5 minutes

Freedom of movement could continue beyond 2019. UK may continue paying significant sums into the EU. Elements of single market membership could be maintained. No solution has been found to the Northern Ireland border problem. European Arrest Warrant could be here to stay. LONDON - The government today published its ...
Business Insider   |   Sat, 4 Feb 2017 10:00:00

EU leaders attack Donald Trump saying 'we won't be trampled on' and warn of impact on the bloc's future relations with US

Kate McCann / Telegraph   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 23:39:17

WSJ City's Brexit Briefing: A Brexit Gulf Emerges, EU Leaders Discuss Unity in Trump Era

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 up to receive this briefing direct to your inbox here. MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY As the UK and the European Union stake out ...
MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:52:03

BoE Back in Brexit Spotlight after Growth Rethink

The Bank of England is feeling the heat again after its new, more upbeat picture for Britain's economy put an uncomfortable focus back on its warning last year about a quick and sharp Brexit vote hit to growth. Governor Mark Carney woke up on Friday to headlines in anti-European Union ...
OANDA   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:52:58

Bank of England back in Brexit spotlight after growth rethink

LONDON, Feb 3- The Bank of England is feeling the heat again after its new, more upbeat picture for Britain's economy put an uncomfortable focus back on its warning last year about a quick and sharp Brexit vote hit to growth. Governor Mark Carney woke up on Friday to headlines ...
CNBC   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:44:00

Gold investment funds see second best year on record

Demand for gold soared in 2016, driven by politi uncertainty, according to the World Gold Council's latest report.
CNBC   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:29:00

Trump Raises Concerns for Leaders at EU Summit

European Union leaders are meeting in Malta and will discuss how the bloc can stay united at a time when Brexit and the Donald Trump presidency are putting the EU project in question.
WSJ   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:00:01

Brexit legal challenge: High Court throws out new case over single market vote for MPs

Gordon Rayner / Telegraph   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:07:37

Brexit: Fresh legal challenge blocked by High Court

Campaigners rebuffed in attempt to give Parliament a veto over single market exit.
BBC   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:04:33

British Influence's Brexit Legal Challenge Blocked By High Court

The High Court has blocked another legal challenge to Brexit from British Influence's arch-Remainer Peter Wilding and Tory eccentric Adrian Yalland. Their campaign to keep Britain in the single market asked judges to rule that parliament must separately give permission before the government can pull out of the European Economic ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 11:42:33

The High Court has blocked a new Brexit legal challenge

LONDON - The High Court has decided to block a fresh Brexit legal challenge. The Royal Courts of Justice said on Friday morning that it would be not hearing a legal argument relating to whether Theresa May can use the Article 50 process to take Britain out of the European ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 11:32:07

Experts read the Brexit white paper - so you don't have to

Following months of criticism that her government is failing to provide sufficient information about its thinking on leaving the European Union, Theresa May has published a white paper, setting out the plan. The Conversation UK asked a group of academics to rifle through the 77 pages to pick out the ...
Phil Syrpis, Reader in Law, University of Bristol / The Conversation   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 10:58:07

JPMorgan on Brexit white paper: 'Shallowness of the analysis and absence of detail are matters of great concern'

LONDON - JPMorgan has delivered a scathing verdict on the government's Brexit white paper setting out plans for leaving the European Union, calling it shallow and lacking in detail. The government on Thursday published a 78-page document setting out its official negotiating position for Britain leaving the EU, fleshing out ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:29:36

Snapchat cited Brexit as a potential risk to investors in its IPO filing

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, cited Brexit as a potential risk for anyone considering buying stock in its business when it filed for a $3 billion (£2.4 billion) IPO on Thursday. The secretive company, headquartered in Venice, California, wrote in its S-1 IPO filing that it plans to base ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:13:15

New Brexit legal challenge: Campaigners take government to High Court over single market vote as Theresa May heads to Malta for EU Summit

Laura Hughes / Telegraph   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 08:05:26

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Good morning! Here's what you need to know. 1. Brexit should be good for both sides. Britain will do its utmost to negotiate a divorce deal with the European Union that is mutually beneficial Brexit minister David Davis said, setting out the government's strategy in an official policy document. 2. ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 06:56:00

Live: Malta EU summit in times of crises

Malta last hosted an EU summit in November 2015. That's before the migration catastrophe, Brexit... and Donald Trump! HERMAN GRECH will be keeping you updated from Valletta. 7.45am: EU leaders will gather at the palace in Valletta around 9am amid tight security. 7.40am: The pressures and lobbying from organisations and ...
Herman Grech / Times of Malta   |   Fri, 3 Feb 2017 06:24:00

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