"No Deal" Brexit Risk Grows

January 16, 2019

The UK House of Commons has rejected the government’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement. Unless the Agreement (or an amended version of it) is approved by the House of Commons, or the Brexit date of 29 March 2019 is postponed or revoked, the UK will leave the EU without a transition period or arrangements governing the terms of its exit.

Although many MPs oppose this outcome, it remains unclear what alternative can command a majority. Contingency planning by the EU and by governments on both sides of the Channel is being stepped up – and businesses are advised to ensure that they are also fully prepared.

This brief offers a checklist of the main issues.  Read '"No Deal" Brexit Risk Grows.'