EU must address passporting 'urgently' as many expats denied advice

Mark Battersby
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FECIF Secretary General Paul Stanfield has called for EU action to help "thousands of consumers across Europe" who cannot easily access their chosen adviser and "are often unable to obtain the necessary expertise that they very much require". In an editorial issued on 3 June, Stanfield highlighted how Brexit led to the EU passporting facility ceasing for UK firms at the end of last year which has been "somewhat ignored at present" on the EU side. "Whilst the UK has effectively acknowledged regulatory equivalence for EU entities, the EU has not confirmed the same in the opposite direct...

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