Brexit could become a money-making machine for law firms that make millions when corporations sue nation states via trade and investment agreements… Read More Brexit Bonanza: Lawyers Encouraging Corporations to Sue UK & EU Member Sates
“Significant economic damage” is a “price worth paying.” But businesses are not so sure… Read More Support for Hard Brexit in the UK Hardens
The Global Rentier Economy is now on steroids … Read More UK’s “Ground Rent Scandal” is Wrecking Homeowners
How can the City of London be a member of the EU if its system of governance contravenes the basic rules on EU membership?… Read More Is the City of London Already Outside the EU?
Oh the irony: EU capitals are trying to attract the very institutions that caused some of the worst financial scandals of the last ten years… Read More Did the City of London Just Press the Panic Button on Brexit?
British Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly facing what the Telegraph calls a “secret plot” – well, not so secret any more – involving a “stalking horse” challenge to remove her as prime minister if she caves to Labour demands, and waters down the “Hard Brexit”… Read More Conservatives Prepare “Secret Plot” To Oust UK’s May If She Backs Off “Hard Brexit”
There is no workable government. There is no credible prime minister. Yet somehow Brexit negotiations must begin … Read More Britain is on the Brink of a National Political Crisis
Corporate sovereignty, as an enforceable legal principle, may well be on its last legs in Europe… Read More Financial Times Editorial: Time To ‘Ditch’ Corporate Sovereignty In Trade Deals
The UK economy’s prize “asset,” the City of London’s gargantuan financial services industry, is at the top of the menu of the forthcoming Brexit negotiations… Read More Is the City of London about to Lose its Crown Jewel?
Those at the top end of the global wealth and income scale — just about the only people left who can afford to buy residential property in London these days — either have less money to spend or are spending it elsewhere… Read More London’s Deflating House Price Bubble Gets Messier
On this side of the glass, the left has turned into the right and part of the right is turning into the left… Read More The Main Issue in the French Presidential Election: National Sovereignty
Tensions between the UK and EU mey deteriorate to the point where even Bremainers may turn on Brussels… Read More Europe Starts Freezing Britain Out Of EU Contracts