Brexit deal talk ‘too late’ for departing brokers

Contingency plans are past point of no return, say venues

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Brokers and traders based in the UK have already begun to activate contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit, and claim not even a last-minute agreement between UK and EU politicians will be enough to reverse those plans.

“At a political level there is no certainty. It reaches a point where you can’t wait any longer,” says Nick Jackson, compliance officer and general counsel at Griffin Markets, a UK-based energy trading platform.

“Even if we have clarity later in the year, by that stage we will h

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