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Another notable part is that the portfolio wasn't weakened one bit, which the press rumours the Brits to be asking for.
by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Fri Nov 27th, 2009 at 12:58:06 PM EST
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Yes, but to calm the Brits, Barnier will have a British Director General, Jonahan Faull, who was until today Director General for Justice, Freedom and Security.

According to Jean Quatremer, Barnier has been taking courses on finance with the French financial markets authority for several months...

"Ce qui vient au monde pour ne rien troubler ne mérite ni égards ni patience." René Char

by Melanchthon on Fri Nov 27th, 2009 at 01:23:35 PM EST
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But the British Director General will be for Internal Market, not for Financial Services.

En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. -- Gil de Biedma
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Nov 28th, 2009 at 03:16:11 AM EST
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