Brexit Status Update - September 23rd, 2019

Posted by Sandra Hageman on Sep 24, 2019 2:19:27 PM

37 Days and Counting...

As the new Brexit deadline of 31 October 2019 nears, the UK government and EU leaders are still negotiating and discussing a mutual agreement for Brexit. The EU maintains its standpoint to not allow a Brexit deal which may break the Good Friday peace deal between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The UK on the other hand, has vowed to remove the backstop, and has not yet provided a clear solution on how potential issues at the above mentioned border would be solved.

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Brexit Status Update - April 11, 2019

Posted by Sandra Hageman on Apr 11, 2019 11:28:33 AM


Update - April 11th, 2019


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Brexit - What's Next?

Posted by Sandra Hageman on Mar 29, 2019 9:28:23 AM


Update - March 29th, 2019

Last week, the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) reached an agreement on a postponement of the Brexit after ample discussions. As a result, the Brexit will not occur on Friday, March 29, 2019 as originally planned.

Actually today, March 29th, 2019, on the day the UK was due to leave the EU, MPs will have a third vote on the Withdrawal Agreement - the legally binding document that sets out the terms of the UK's departure from the EU. This includes a settlement, details of a transition period for after the UK leaves and protections for citizens' rights. It also includes the controversial backstop, or the insurance policy that aims to prevent a hard border returning to the island of Ireland.

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How To: Brexit-Proof Your Study

Posted by Sandra Hageman on Feb 12, 2019 10:18:32 AM

What is Brexit?

The deadline for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union, known as Brexit, is quickly approaching. The formal date will be March 29, 2019. In June 2016, Britain held a national referendum on their European Union membership, and having to choose between remain and leave, the British voted to leave by 52%. After 18 months of negotiating a divorce plan on trade, security and migration matters with European Union, the deal was rejected by the British Parliament just 10 weeks before Britain is scheduled to leave the EU.

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