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In an interview with the Daily Express, Shanker Singham says French President, Emmanuel Macron will be too busy with domestic challenges to get involved in Brexit

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

In an interview with the Daily Express our Shanker Singham, our Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies said that Emmanuel Macron will be too busy dealing with the many internal challenges France faces that he simply won't have time to involve himself in the UK leaving the EU, as many have predicted. 

“I’m not sure how much power Macron is actually going have because the first thing he has got to do is figure out how he is going to govern France, let alone figure out the European side of things. 

“It is going to be very difficult for him to govern France. The problem that he has is the people who voted for Marine Le Pen are voting for a set of policies that basically are diametrically opposite to the policies Macron has.

“So it’s not as if you have two people who have broadly similar positions and then differ on a view things: they are absolutely diametrically opposed.”

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Government appoints Legatum’s Special Trade Commissioner, Crawford Falconer, as chief trade negotiator for post-Brexit deals.

Monday, 19 June 2017

We are very proud that our Commissioner, Crawford Falconer has been appointed as the UK’s first Chief Trade Negotiations Advisor, and Second Permanent Secretary in the Department of International Trade (DIT). 

 

 


Commentary

In an interview with the Daily Express, Shanker Singham said the UK will be expected to become a trade leader

Thursday, 8 June 2017

In an interview with the Daily Express our Shanker Singham, our Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies. Shanker said that the World Trade Organization (WTO) will expect the UK to become trade leaders once leaving the European Union. 

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Commentary

Victoria Hewson discussed the future of free trade as part of a panel at the International Financial Services Forum

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Victoria Hewson was part of a panel which discussed how firms should navigate their way through the unprecedented change that has resulted from the triggering of Article 50.

Watch the discussion here

 


Commentary

Victoria Hewson writes for Compliance and Risk Magazine about the future of financial services in the UK post-Brexit

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Paul Edmondson, Partner, and Victoria Hewson, Counsel to the Legatum Institute
and Senior Associate, at CMS Cameron McKenna LLP summarise the issues concerning regulation of the financial services market post-Brexit.

Read the full article here.

 


Commentary

Shanker Singham and Victoria Hewson write for CapX on the EU-Singapore case which gives the EU wide negotiating latitude

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

The Court of Justice of the EU has found that the EU’s competence in trade negotiations is more extensive than even the Advocate-General opined last year. In CapX, Shanker Singham, Chairman of the Special Trade Commission and Victoria Hewson, Senior Counsel to the Special Trade Commission write that this should make it easier for the EU to do deals with other countries including the UK.   

Read the full article here

 


Events

Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission Conference in London

Monday, 6 February 2017

The Legatum Institute is delighted to host the inaugural conference of its Special Trade Commission (STC), from Monday 6 February – Wednesday 8 February, in London.