Vulcan View – Monday 3rd of December to Friday 7th of December

Vulcan View – Monday 3rd of December to Friday 7th of December

Posted on 10 Dec 2018 in Vulcan Insight

          KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: GERMANY CDU elects new party leader For the first time in 18 years Angela Merkel  did not run for re-election as leader of her party. This decision, which she announced in November, prompted three members of the party to run for the position. After her farewell […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 26th of November to Friday 30th of November

Vulcan View – Monday 26th of November to Friday 30th of November

Posted on 10 Dec 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: EUROPEAN UNION Barnier for Commission President? Despite being selected as the European People’s Party Spitzenkandidat (lead candidate for the European President position) earlier this month, Manfred Weber is far from crossing the finishing line. Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator declined to run for the […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 19th of November to Friday 23rd of November

Vulcan View – Monday 19th of November to Friday 23rd of November

Posted on 10 Dec 2018 in Vulcan Insight

KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT Continued Brexit talks on draft treaty ahead of Council summit Theresa May and EU Commission President, Jean Claude Juncker met on Wednesday to discuss the final elements of the withdrawal package ahead of the EU Council summit on Sunday. Negotiators from both sides subsequently agreed to a draft political declaration […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 12th of November to Friday 16th of November

Vulcan View – Monday 12th of November to Friday 16th of November

Posted on 19 Nov 2018 in Vulcan Insight

      KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT EU and UK reached a draft Brexit agreement that sparked chaos in London  This week, against all the odds, the UK and EU overcame what had appeared to be insurmountable differences to reach a 585-page draft agreement on the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union, […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 5th of November to Friday 9th of November

Vulcan View – Monday 5th of November to Friday 9th of November

Posted on 19 Nov 2018 in Vulcan Insight

KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT  Theresa May pushes for consensus on current Brexit deal as negotiations continue This week, Theresa May’s government has largely focused on stepping up preparations for a Brexit deal, which they claim is “95% completed,” as cabinet ministers were allowed for the first time to inspect the draft withdrawal treaty. The […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 29th of October to Friday 2nd of November

Vulcan View – Monday 29th of October to Friday 2nd of November

Posted on 05 Nov 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT  Brexit talks on financial services reveal continued divisions on trade Reports emerged this week that Brussels and London reached an agreement on financial services trading, causing the pound to rise significantly on Thursday. The question of the UK’s financial services sector’s access to the EU market […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 22nd to Friday 26th of October

Vulcan View – Monday 22nd to Friday 26th of October

Posted on 26 Oct 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT  Theresa May once again wards off Tory rebels on Brexit  Theresa May addressed her conservative party backbenchers at the weekly meeting of the 1922 Committee on Wednesday, where she made an impassioned speech that appears to have placated some of her critics, at least for now. […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 15th to Friday 19th of October

Vulcan View – Monday 15th to Friday 19th of October

Posted on 22 Oct 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT EU Summit – NO Deal but Prime Minister May is given ‘Space’ This week’s much-awaited European Council summit on Brexit ended, as predicted, in deadlock after no substantive progress was made on the issue of the Irish border.  British Prime Minister Theresa May addressed her fellow […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 8th to Friday 12th of October

Vulcan View – Monday 8th to Friday 12th of October

Posted on 22 Oct 2018 in Vulcan Insight

        KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT High hopes for Brexit breakthrough next week  On Thursday evening Theresa May held a rare meeting with her inner cabinet to discuss the outline of an EU withdrawal agreement that will form the basis of negotiations with the EU next week, and on which the survival […] Read more...

Vulcan View – Monday 1st to Friday 5th of October

Vulcan View – Monday 1st to Friday 5th of October

Posted on 19 Oct 2018 in Vulcan Insight

      KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT Tory disunity increasingly evident at party conference  The growing divisions within Theresa May’s conservative party were acutely evident at this week’s Conservative Party Conference, which saw activists queueing around the block for fringe events while the main hall went unfilled for cabinet speakers. At one such fringe […] Read more...

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