“Brexit: What U.S. Lawyers Need To Know”
The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal 12/18/18 Edward J. Hannon, Nicole A. Bashor
Below is an excerpt:
On June 23, 2016, voters in the United Kingdom (UK) were asked to determine whether the UK should leave the European Union (EU). The result of the referendum was in favor of leaving. Under what has become known as Brexit, which comes from a merging of the two words Britain and exit, the UK triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in March 2017, which set a firm timetable for the UK to leave the EU on March 29, 2019.