Tag: Brexit

In Brief

On the fringes: EU-UK financial services under the TCA

The outcome of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) for trade in financial services between the EU and UK deal was even more paltry than expected. The TCA does not even institute a dedicated financial services committee, but rather a general one for services. Nevertheless, there is a deal that provides for an umbrella, a […]

In Brief

The Brexit trade deal is no frictionless uncoupling

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the UK is an exercise in damage limitation. The UK’s decision to leave the EU, the Customs Union and the Single Market, means it will face numerous obstacles. However, it was in nobody’s interest to add to these obstacles, and that was the spirit in which […]