Brexit - What Next?13/07/2020
On 15 June 2020, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and European Commission’s President, Ursula von der Leyen, agreed to rule out an extension to the transition period for the UK leaving the European Union (EU). Despite COVID-19 restrictions preventing face-to-face negotiations, they have continued online with minimal setbacks. Though the decision to not extend the transition period beyond December 2020 provides businesses with some level of certainty, the ‘cliff-edge’ surrounding the future of trade between the UK and the EU coupled with the unrest caused by COVID-19 still looms large.
This is a live document. It will be updated in accordance with the progress of UK-EU negotiations.
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