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Derivatives reforms threaten to realise London's Brexit fears

When it came to disentangling the UK from the European Union, financial services was always going to be a flashpoint. The first shots were fired last week in the guise of reforms to the EU's framework regulation on derivatives – 'EMIR'. Alongside a fairly innocuous legislative proposal, the Commission published a Communication outlining several options for a second proposal in June, which will go to the heart of the question over London's role in the European financial system after Brexit.

Event: Labour #LondonMayor Hustings

DeHavilland attended Prospect's Labour London Mayoral Hustings event to hear from the big names hoping to secure the nomination for official candidate to run the capital.

In a debate with a major focus on the explosive issue of housing, the participants also covered transport, employment conditions and a range of other issues affecting Londoners' daily lives.

Events: 24 March 2015

It's the final week of the 2010-15 Parliament, with the first high-profile leaders' clash scheduled for broadcast on Thursday. Meanwhile, Boris takes centre stage as a Parliamentary hopeful before an audience of his fellow Tories.

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