A no-deal Brexit could sever trading relationships between London-based banks and their European clients, leading to no-trade lists after March 29, 2019, because banks are reluctant to transfer agreements and contracts from London to continental Europe, and are likely to leave the process too late to complete in time.
“All of the banks say they want to be prepared by March, [but] we’ll see about that,” says a treasurer at a large European corporate. “If the deadline is the end of March, then I
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