Tag Archives: Brexit

Survey: global investors are more likely to invest in both the EU and the UK after Brexit

78% of investors expect increased investment in Europe over next five years Europe’s perceived stability and commitment to sustainability declines BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s attractiveness as an investment destination is on the rise compared to 2017, as the … Read the full press release

Redstor defies Brexit uncertainties by expanding into mainland Europe

READING, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Redstor, a leading UK-headquartered cloud data management SaaS company, is targeting mainland Europe as part of aggressive growth plans to treble business by 2020. Paul Evans, Redstor co-founder and chief executive, is refusing to allow … Read the full press release

Cefic, CHEM Trust, EEB, UK CIA: We urge UK to remain within REACH and participate in the ECHA post-Brexit

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahead of the Brexit summit on 17 October, Cefic, CHEM Trust, the European Environment Bureau (EEB) and the UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have today published an Open Letter to all EU Heads of State in the Financial … Read the full press release

EMA and the European Commission update guidance to prepare pharmaceutical companies for UK’s withdrawal from the EU

Publication of updated Q+As and practical guidance LONDON, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Commission have updated their guidance to help pharmaceutical companies prepare for the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU). Updates to the questions-and-answers … Read the full press release

University of Warwick commits to a close and active research and teaching alliance with French and Belgian partners despite Brexit

COVENTRY, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has today signed and launched two major teaching and research collaborations with partner universities and colleges in Paris and Brussels. The initiative, launched today in the University of Warwick’s base in London’s … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: EU likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit, according to experts. An in-depth analysis – published by the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) … Read the full press release

UK Gov: Proposed changes to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill on discussion at Joint Ministerial Committee meeting in London

Proposed changes to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill have been shared with devolved administrations ahead of a Joint Ministerial Committee meeting. LONDON, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Proposed changes to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill to ensure all devolved … Read the full press release

Lobbying by University of Liverpool’s European Children’s Rights Unit (ECRU) leads to amendments seeking to protect children post Brexit

LIVERPOOL, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amendments to the Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill that aim to protect children post Brexit have been tabled by a Labour MP, following lobbying by the University’s European Children’s Rights Unit (ECRU) in collaboration with leading children’s charities, The Children’s … Read the full press release

EP coordinator for Brexit Guy Verhofstadt visits Northern Ireland and Ireland

BRUSSELS, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On a fact-finding mission to Belfast, the border area and Dublin, EP coordinator for Brexit, Guy Verhofstadt will meet with political leaders. Mr Verhofstadt will meet with political leaders in Northern Ireland. In Republic of Ireland, … Read the full press release

Brexit uncertainty resulted in significant drop in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the UK

The Brexit referendum and surrounding policy uncertainty has resulted in a significant drop in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the UK, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA). NORWICH, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the 11 months … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: Brexit may lead to boom in tourism and high-end exports in the South East

BRIGHTON, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Brexit could lead to a boom in tourism and high-end exports in the South East, according to a consultation with local people by trade experts at the University of Sussex. However, there is growing concern about … Read the full press release

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin to host lecture on Brexit – Xenophobia or Xenophilia on January 23rd

On 23rd January Professor Helen Cowie will speak about how aspects of xenophobia and xenophilia have played out following the Brexit referendum vote in Brexit Britain. BERLIN, 03-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Cowie, the Brexit campaign was highly divisive and the … Read the full press release

Allianz chief economist Michael Heise: I still do not see the benefit of Brexit for the UK

MUNICH, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — When Britain voted to leave the European Union, world markets slumped as economists predicted Brexit would push the UK into recession and the EU would fall apart. Although the sky hasn’t fallen yet, the picture … Read the full press release

University of Sussex academics: Legal uncertainty over Brexit more likely to benefit the EU 27 than the UK

BRIGHTON, 12-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The legal uncertainty over exactly how the UK exits the EU is most likely to benefit the remaining EU countries, according to experts in EU and international trade law. The lack of a ‘pre-nup’ between the … Read the full press release

GfK Consumer Climate Study: Consumer sentiment in Germany developed positively in August 2016 despite terrorism and Brexit

Findings of the GfK Consumer Climate Study for Germany for August 2016 NUREMBERG, 29-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumer sentiment in Germany developed positively on the whole in August, with consumers appearing to digest the shocking Brexit news very well. The … Read the full press release

BDA, MEDEF and BDI on Brexit: this will expose Europe to great turbulence

BERLIN, 30-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The British citizens have made the democratic and unequivocal decision to demand for their country to leave the EU. While French and German business leaders accept this decision, they are fully aware, that this will expose … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Brexit: United Kingdom’s position in NATO will remain unchanged

The British people have decided to leave the European Union. As it defines the next chapter in its relationship with the EU, I know that the United Kingdom’s position in NATO will remain unchanged. The UK will remain a strong … Read the full press release

SOLUNION sobre las consecuencias de un posible Brexit: El Brexit dispararía las insolvencias en Reino Unido y la Unión Europea

Otras 1.700 empresas británicas podrían declararse insolventes en 2019 si Reino Unido deja la Unión Europea sin un Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC). Bélgica, Irlanda y Holanda serían los países más afectados, con un aumento de las tasas de insolvencia … Read the full press release