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The Impact of Brexit on the Financial Services Industry


22 Nov 2017 12:30


Rue de la Science 14B (Atrium)
1040  Brussels


Euro & Finance
UK in Europe

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Event Description

With uncertainty surrounding the negotiations on the UK’s exit from the EU, financial services firms in London, across Europe and all over the world still have no clear answers as to what the situation will be post-2019. Considering the significance of the financial services sector for the European and global economy, the stakes could not be higher.

It is in this context that the European Movement International and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) will bring together policy makers, industry representatives and others in Brussels on 22 November to discuss the potential impact of Brexit on the financial services industry.

Join us for an afternoon of debate and discussion as we hope to shed some light on to what to expect from the negotiations and explore what the future might hold.


12.30-13.30 Registrations and  lunch

13.30 Welcome speech, Jo Leinen MEP, President of the European Movement International

13.40 Panel discussion, moderated by Petros Fassoulas, Secretary General of European Movement International

  • Guillaume McLaughlin, Head of Cabinet of Guy Verhofstadt, EP Brexit negotiator
  • Laura Muir, Head for Strategy and Bank Structure, Barclays
  • Tomohiro Ishikawa, Head of Regulatory Strategy for EMEA, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
  • Giovanni Campi, Financial Services Policy Director, K&L Gates GP

14.50 Q&A

15.10 Closing speech, Danuta Hubner, MEP (tbc)

15.20 Conclusions, Anthony Walters, Global Head of Public Affairs, ACCA


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