The IFSC in Dublin. Marshall Wace has become the latest investment group to activate its Brexit contingency plan after receiving licences to run management companies in the Republic.

Marshall Wace, one of the UK’s biggest hedge funds and chaired by Brexit-supporting Paul Marshall, has bulked up its Dublin operation as a protective (...)

Hard Brexiteer and Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg part-owns Somerset Capital. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Somerset Capital, the UK boutique manager part-owned by Jacob Rees-Mogg, has launched a second Irish-based fund as the politician, famed for favouring(...)

 Jacob Rees-Mogg: The European Parliament is not, he claims, “a serious parliament” or a proper democratic forum because it doesn’t represent a single people. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May has spent much of this week struggling to reconcile the two ends of her party over Brexit, shuttling between former attorney general Domin(...)