Bankers balk at London bans for suspect foreign firms

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By Sam Kerr
07 Oct 2020

Suggestions that the UK government is considering a consultation process to give it the power to ban foreign firms from listing on the London Stock Exchange have horrified equity capital markets bankers.

The Times said on Wednesday that chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak is considering powers to prevent companies from being able to list in London on the grounds of national security.

While no specific firms are being targeted yet, according to the report, it said that a listing could be ...

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