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Hypocrisy of Irish disbelief at post-Brexit relaxed regulation

Ireland is right to play by the rules, but should not be surprised when others fail to do the same, writes Edmund Heaphy

15th March, 2017
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Luxembourg, which has been chosen by global insurance giant AIG as its post-Brexit European regional headquarters

Stop me if you've heard the one about Dublin being the last English-speaking capital in the EU in the context of encouraging post-Brexit financial services investment.

And also stop me if you haven’t heard someone extolling the virtues of Dublin's proximity to London as a reason why the world’s biggest banks and insurance companies should choose the Irish capital over any other EU city.

Right after talking about how “Ireland is...

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