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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 17 2018

EU says block on U.S. sanctions on Iran of limited use for EU banks

LONDON Using European Union powers to ban banks in the bloc from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran would be of "limited" use given the global reach of finance, the EU's financial services chief said on Thursday.

May 17 2018

EU says it can't guarantee Brexit won't hit financial contracts

LONDON There is no guarantee that Brexit won't disrupt millions of insurance and derivative contracts and it is still up to firms to take preventive measures, the European Union's financial services chief said on Thursday.

May 17 2018

EU says block on U.S. sanctions on Iran of limited use for EU banks

LONDON Using European Union powers to ban banks in the bloc from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran would be of "limited" use given the global reach of finance, the EU's financial services chief said on Thursday.

May 17 2018

EU says block on US sanctions on Iran of limited use for EU banks

LONDON, May 17 Using European Union powers to ban banks in the bloc from complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran would be of "limited" use given the global reach of finance, the EU's financial services chief said on Thursday.

May 16 2018

UK's risk of losing euro clearing after Brexit eases

LONDON The threat of clearing in euro denominated financial contracts being forcibly moved from London to the European Union after Brexit eased on Wednesday after EU lawmakers backed more detailed economic tests for relocation.

May 16 2018

EU lawmakers tone down rhetoric over euro clearing after Brexit

LONDON, May 16 The threat of clearing in euro denominated financial contracts being forcibly moved from London to the European Union after Brexit may ease after an EU vote due later on Wednesday.

May 16 2018

EU watchdog says funds fee review will help investors

LONDON The findings of a European Union review of mutual fund costs and fees due later this year will help investors make better choices in a sector whose performance is patchy in parts, a top EU regulator has said.

May 14 2018

Global banks signal pragmatism over EU access after Brexit

LONDON Top banks in London have begun lobbying to improve the European Union's existing system of market access after the bloc's officials dismissed British calls for a bespoke Brexit deal.

May 11 2018

Barclays CEO fined $1.5 million for trying to unmask whistleblower

LONDON British regulators and Barclays have fined the bank's Chief Executive Jes Staley a combined 1.1 million pounds ($1.5 million) after he tried to identify a whistleblower who sent letters criticizing an employee of the bank. | Video

May 11 2018

Exclusive - Banks to seek special exemptions for foreign staff after Brexit: sources

LONDON Global banks in Britain are calling for a special work visa waiver after Brexit to preserve the City of London's standing as a top global financial centre, two industry sources said, a move that would be more generous than the current arrangements.

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