EU officials do acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves in March 2019 can only be concluded as a whole package simultaneously.
Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal.
France has been in a state of emergency since the Bataclan terror attacks in November 2015, in which 130 people were killed by ISIS supporters.
Even the dire warnings that followed the first round of France’s parliamentary election earlier this month did not convince reluctant voters to head to the polls.
Goldman Sachs is scouting for office space in Frankfurt that could serve as its new trading hub inside the European Union after Brexit.