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Fahmi Quadir.

A 28-year-old hedge fund star who took on Bill Ackman slammed a ‘bizarre’ ban on short selling a $14 billion German company

Safkhet Capital's Fahmi Quadir is 'significantly' short Wirecard, criticizing regulators for banning short sales and not investigating critics' claims.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Barclays says talk of any Deutsche Bank merger is a red flag for earnings — and the UK bank is slashing its price targets

"Profitability may have deteriorated further in the fourth quarter, and the current strategy/targets are looking less and less viable," Barclays said.
German, British and European Union flags fly in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany July 20, 2016.

The City of London has gained a powerful ally in the fight to keep a key business in the UK post-Brexit

The German financial regulatory authority, BaFin, has demanded that EU officials in Brussels take urgent action to prevent mayhem in the derivatives market after Brexit.

REPORT: German regulator asked to see the ’emergency’ Brexit plans of UK insurers

BaFin has asked UK insurers to provide them with details of "what emergency plans you have developed to take into account all conceivable exit scenarios."
Felix Hufeld, President of Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority BaFin (Bundesanstalt fuer Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht).

Germany’s top finance watchdog: ‘We all will pay a price’ for Brexit

BaFin President Felix Hufeld said: "Whatever the outcome of Brexit is going to be, it will cost a price, both for British consumers as well as EU27 consumers."