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News Archive for December 2011

14/12/2011 - Contingent Legal Aid Funds: an outline feasibility study for the General Council of the Bar

Bob Young from Europe Economics, has published a feasibility study concerning Contingent Legal Aid Finds, for the Bar Council. It is available, with further information on their webpage.

08/12/2011 - Support from MPs of the Open Europe Report

The Open Europe report, which Europe Economics contributed to, has been supported by the opinions of 30 MPs, in an open letter to the Telegraph.

05/12/2011 - Costs and Benefits to the UK of EU Setting of Financial Services Regulation.

In a paper for Open Europe, Europe Economics considered the pros and cons of the European Union setting financial services regulation to apply to the UK.  It is argued that some of the most material reasons why EU setting of financial regulation might have been to the net benefit of the UK, are unlikely to apply over the next few years.

05/12/2011 - Continental Shift: Safeguarding the UK’s financial trade in a changing Europe

Europe Economics provided analysis for the Open Europe report on safeguarding the UK's financial trade in Europe.  Open Europe argues that the Government must seek to safeguard the economic benefits to Europe and the UK offered by the financial services sector. We contributed to the quantification of the impact of financial centres and financial development on growth.

05/12/2011 - Andrew Lilico gives evidence to the Treasury Select Committee

Andrew Lilico gave evidence to the Treasury Select Committee, in their enquiry into the autumn statement and the accompanying report from the Office of Budget Responsibility. His evidence was taken alongside that of other commentators, industry bodies and the OBR as well as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbourne.