Brexit News

The weekly Vulcan View for the 9th to the 13th of July featuring analysis of the latest EU developments

Friday, July 13th, 2018

VULCAN VIEW – KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: BREXIT Theresa May’s softer Brexit plans thrown into disarray by prominent resignations.Theresa May’s conservative government encountered a wave of resignations this week in the aftermath of her cabinet showdown at Chequers last Friday. Brexit secretary David Davis was the first to resign.  He announced his resignation, accompanied by his junior […]

Eversheds Sutherland Financial Services Brexit Round Up week commencing 9 July

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

By Andrew Henderson | Michaela Walker Over the last week the UK cabinet has concluded its negotiations with itself in respect to what kind of deal it is going to seek with the EU, a deal which, in the words of HMG, has “evolved” since the Prime Minister’s Mansion House speech1. We have seen a brief summary of […]

The weekly Vulcan View for the 11th to the 15th of June featuring analysis of the latest EU developments

Friday, June 15th, 2018

KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: G7 SUMMIT  US Diplomacy in Despair after Trump’s Reversal on Negotiated CommuniquéUS President Donald Trump disregarded weeks of diplomatic efforts, alienating his traditional allies and six of the strongest global economies, after descending into a flurry of tweets criticizing Canada and Europe as he left the G7 summit last weekend. Tensions were […]

Brexit Negotiations: EU releases infographic outlining the ‘Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland’

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

The EU has produced a graphic outlining its ‘ visual summary of the ‘Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland’, which is part of the draft Withdrawal Agreement published on 19 March 2018. The graphic outlines how the European Commission sees its backstop position working to prevent a hard north-south border. For more information, and to download the info […]

Press statement by Michel Barnier following this week’s round of negotiations

Friday, June 8th, 2018

By Michel Barnier | European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union Brussels, 8 June 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to be here to debrief you on the round of negotiations which has just ended, less than three weeks from the European Council. I would like to frankly present to you […]

Brexit Alert: Trade agreements with the Commonwealth post Brexit

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

By John Forrest, Paul Hardy, Sophie Dembinski | DLA Piper The UK Government is eager to promote the merits of increased trade with the Commonwealth after Brexit. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting “CHOGM” held in London from 16 – 20 April 2018 was a much needed opportunity to showcase credible post-Brexit trade and investment opportunities with […]

The weekly Vulcan View for the 16th to the 20th of April featuring analysis of the latest EU developments

Friday, April 20th, 2018

KEY EVENTS THIS WEEK: EUROPEAN UNION Commission hands judges extra powers to seize e-evidence from other countries  Judges and prosecutors across the EU are expected to be granted new powers that would it make it easier for them to obtain emails, text messages and other electronic evidence from other jurisdictions within the bloc. The plan would see […]

EACCNY on CNN International to discuss State of Brexit Negotiations

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

EACC New York’s Executive Director Yvonne Bendinger-Rothschild was invited to speak to CNN International’s Zain Asher on CNN International  “Quest means Business” program. The discussion focused on Brexit and the most recent developments in the negotiation process between Britain and the EU. Zain and Yvonne talked about the state of the negotiations, broadly outlined the […]

The attractiveness of the UK as a place for foreign investors to locate may be waning slightly, according to our latest report, launched today.

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

By  Mark Gregory | UK Chief Economist | EY The attractiveness of the UK as a place for foreign investors to locate may be waning slightly, according to our latest report, launched today. View the full report.  Our recent UK Attractiveness survey of 440 foreign investors, shows positive sentiment towards the UK hasn’t dramatically collapsed, as […]

Brexit transition deal: 6 takeaways for business | Webcast | Tuesday March27

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

By EY EU leaders today signed off on two political agreements: the transition period and guidelines for the forthcoming negotiations over the future EU-UK relationship. Summary: In Brexit negotiation and political terms, compared to where we were six months ago, this week’s deal was a significant achievement and has increased the chances of a negotiated […]