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Legal eagles urge the government to seek bespoke agreement for City

Mar 16, 2017 - City A.M.

BARRISTERS have today become the latest in a string of experts calling on the government to secure a bespoke deal for the financial sector in the Brexit negotiations.

The report from the Bar Council warns London's status as a financial capital risks being "greatly diminished" if the country cannot find a suitable alternative for passporting post-Brexit, and options currently being used by other countries, such as equivalence regime, the third country passport and WTO rules, will not provid...