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Commenting on the announcement, Chris Cummings, Chief Executive of TheCityUK, said:
TheCityUK welcomes the announcement from the Treasury of its Insurance Growth Action Plan.
TheCityUK has today welcomed the news that the British Business Bank is to be headquartered in Sheffield.
The debate on Scottish independence needs to answer the vital question of the impact on its financial and related professional services sector, as the industry in Scotland would change under independence. In particular, specific business concerns about financial regulation in an independent Scotland need to be clarified.
TheCityUK today announces that Gerald Walker, Chief Executive of ING Commercial Banking, UK, Ireland & Middle East and Clare Woodman, Chief Operating Officer - Morgan Stanley International have joined its Board of Directors as non-executives.
Chris Cummings comments on long-awaited agreement on the directive to amend Solvency II taken by European policymakers
Commenting, Chris Cummings, Chief Executive of TheCityUK said: “This is a definite step in the right direction, and shows that businesses and their representatives can make an impact on policy decision making in Brussels.
In May 2013 we published “The Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) – A View from TheCityUK”. Our aim was – and is – to underline our strong support for the efforts being made in the EU and the US towards a Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership. We believe that this Partnership needs to be comprehensive in scope in order to maximise the value to growth and job-creation on both sides of the Atlantic.
The Global Services Summit took place in Washington DC on 30 October, supported by TheCityUK as a Partner-Sponsor. The US Coalition of Service Industries could hardly have planned this event for a more opportune moment, at a time when many US stakeholders hope for a conclusion to the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations by the end of the year; there is a further round of the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) negotiations this week; and – next week – a further round of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks.
TheCityUK calls on South Korean regulators to implement Free Trade Agreement provisions, as President visits UK
TheCityUK welcomes the State Visit of the President of the Republic of Korea to the UK.