U.K. to Face Old Foe as EU Makes Barnier Brexit Talks Chief

  • Michel Barnier takes up role as chief negotiator in October
  • Former commissioner frequently clashed with U.K. on bank laws

Michel Barnier.

Photographer: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg

The architect of some of the European Union’s most controversial financial regulation will lead negotiations with the U.K. over its exit from the bloc.

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