Investor appetite for U.K. assets has diverged in recent months, with government infighting adding to widespread uncertainty over the range of possible Brexit outcomes.
International trade expert Stuart Harbinson examines the impact Brexit will have on the agri-food sector between the UK and Ireland. Key issues addressed include regulatory hurdles, the implications of a ‘Hard Brexit’ scenario, and the complex process the UK faces in disentangling itself from the EU’s Tariff Rate Quotas.
The UK’s notification of Article 50 kicks off what may be a contentious withdrawal process. It is likely to take place in three stages.
There is only one certainty now that Theresa May has finally triggered Article 50 putting the rest of Europe on two year’s notice that the UK will be pulling out of its Union after 44 years.
The key concern for the international biopharma industry as the UK prepares to leave the European Union is regulation.
For most of its post-war history, the UK’s financial services industry was a distinctly parochial institution, far removed from the commanding heights of the UK economy, and far outstripped by international competitors.
With the European Union promoting a Better Regulation and REFIT agenda, the Call for Evidence and the need for jobs and economic growth, the financial sector may be forgiven for having entertained the notion that the regulatory rhythm would slow down.