Andrew Bailey News

U.K. Business Executives, Economists, Politicians React to New BoE Boss Bailey

Britain’s new government named Andrew Bailey as the next Bank of England boss on Friday. Following is reaction to his appointment. LIZ MARTINS, UK ECONOMIST, HSBC “In terms of Mr Bailey’s position on the dove-hawk spectrum, it is very hard …

U.K. Names Bailey as Bank of England Chief, Succeeding Carney

Andrew Bailey will be the next head of the Bank of England after the government chose to replace Mark Carney with the U.K.’s top financial regulator, just as Britain faces the next phase of Brexit. He’ll start on March 16, …

Bank of England Warns Against Weakening Rules for Insurers, Banks After Brexit

Weakening rules for banks and insurers after Brexit would be “anathema,” but Britain could change its style of regulating to respond faster to change, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday. “So as far as the stringency …

Britain’s Financial Regulator to Review Its Rules for Post-Brexit Landscape

Britain’s markets watchdog will review its rules as the country readies to leave the European Union, the source of its financial regulation for decades. “Post-Brexit, we need to consider the future of regulation to ensure the regulatory landscape is fit …

EU Watchdogs Step Up Plans to Avert Market Meltdown from No-Deal Brexit

After months listening to the U.K. warn about the risks posed by a no-deal Brexit, European Union financial regulators are now stepping up plans to avert a market meltdown. Daniele Nouy, the European Central Bank’s head of supervision, set an …

UK Regulator FCA Calls for Coordination with EU to Assure Smooth Brexit

Britain’s financial watchdog called on Monday for immediate coordination with European Union counterparts to ensure that Brexit is as smooth and stable as possible for markets. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said financial firms should feel comfortable about relying …

Brexit Transitional Deal Needed by End of March, Says FCA’s Bailey

The head of the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority added urgency to Brexit negotiations by saying European governments must reach a transitional agreement for financial services by the end of March to avoid the risks presented by EU departure. Financial contracts …

Update: Messy Brexit Could Lead to ‘Contract Continuity’ Disruption for Insurers, Banks

As far as Brexit headaches go, Barclays Plc’s John McFarlane says that while his bank is on top of job relocations, he’s more concerned about rewriting “hundreds of thousands” of contracts. He’s not alone. Andrew Bailey, head of the U.K. …

UK Regulators Eye Post-Brexit ‘Interim’ Status for EU-Based Financial Firms

Britain’s regulators could grant interim permission for European Union investment and trading firms to continue operating in the UK after the country leaves the bloc in 2019. Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority said giving “interim permission” …

UK Financial Services Sector Seeking ‘Ambitious’ Brexit Trade Agreement

The UK’s financial sector is seeking an “ambitious” trade pact between Britain and the European Union to try to prevent a costly shift of jobs and business to the continent once the country leaves the bloc, according to a draft …