Continental Shift: No-deal Brexit

Continental Shift: No-deal Brexit

For our report Continental Shift: No-deal Brexit and the law, we spoke to a range of experts to hear their views on the latest developments, focussing in particular on the implications of a no-deal Brexit, seeking answers to some of the key questions. As part of LexisNexis’ ongoing coverage of the Brexit preparations, this report seeks to cut through the rhetoric and provide an update on the legal and practical implications.

More than three years since the UK referendum on EU membership, and over six months on from the original withdrawal deadline, the UK has still not left the EU. However, since Boris Johnson replaced Theresa May as Prime Minister on 24 July 2019 there has been a shift, the government’s stance has hardened and it has repeatedly refused to take a no-deal Brexit off the table. The PM has reiterated time and time again that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October 2019, ‘no ifs no buts’, with or without a deal. This is in spite of Parliament passing legislation requiring the PM to seek an extension to the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU unless a motion approving the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (either

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