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Review suggests UK might be hedging its bets on equivalence

There is a high stakes game afoot over how the UK’s financial services will be regulated in a post-Brexit world. At stake is equivalence, whereby the configuration of regulations in the UK and EU are as stringent as each other (or near enough). This would mean that cross-border trade and exchange could occur on a level playing field and, from a regulatory perspective, where neither party has a competitive advantage.