Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement

The European Commission and the United Kingdom's negotiators have reached an agreement on the entirety of the Withdrawal Agreement of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, as provided for under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The Withdrawal Agreement establishes the … Continue reading Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement

Infringements: Commission refers Greece, Ireland and Romania to the Court of Justice for not implementing anti-money laundering rules

Today, the Commission referred Greece and Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to implement the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive into their national law. Ireland implemented only a very limited part of the rules and is therefore also referred to the Court of Justice. The Commission proposed that the Court charges a … Continue reading Infringements: Commission refers Greece, Ireland and Romania to the Court of Justice for not implementing anti-money laundering rules

US Election Shocks the Markets, easyMarkets Trading Conditions Stayed Firm

US voters delivered a surprising result making Donald Trump the 45th President of the United States of America. The markets, which were expecting a Clinton victory, reacted sharply losing billions of dollars in just a few hours. The ASX 200 slumped almost 4% before pulling back to finish 1.9% lower. The Nikkei fell 5.8%, Hang Seng … Continue reading US Election Shocks the Markets, easyMarkets Trading Conditions Stayed Firm