EU Chooses New Homes for Medicines Agency and Banking Authority

BRUSSELS—European Union governments voted Monday to move the bloc’s equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Amsterdam from London and its London-based banking regulator to Paris, among the first formal decisions taken as a result of Brexit, officials said.

While European officials said Monday’s decisions illustrated the bloc could make politically difficult decisions arising from Britain’s exit from the EU, the decisions exposed tensions and raised questions about the process.

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