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I seem to remember a Daily Telegraph article a few weeks ago?

It essentially said that a "Plus deal" including services will be difficult. Because allegedly modern FTAs have a clause in it, saying that if one side later on offers a better deal to another country, the older FTA should be open for an "upgrade" too.

The author basically concluded that the EU would like to avoid that scenario.

by Detlef (Detlef1961_at_yahoo_dot_de) on Mon Nov 20th, 2017 at 02:39:43 PM EST
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Why give London a privileged position of financial services within the EU if you later have to give the same benefits to all other countries with which you have or want to conclude a trade deal? There is a way to provide the UK with a "bespoke" deal better than any other: it's called the Single Market and Customs Union.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Nov 21st, 2017 at 10:23:28 AM EST
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