Brexit

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission make statements at the Commission in Brussels, Belgium, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman - RC1C6FB22B40

    Targets. Setting them is easy, achieving them isn’t. At this time of year, no doubt millions of us have pledged to make changes in our homes, our lives and our businesses, but we all know that in just a few months’ time, and often much sooner, these well-intentioned but often unrealistic goals become too overwhelming and are set aside for another day – or another …

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    Announcing a ‘snap’ election has resulted in party members having a lot less time to draw up their official manifestos. Instead of having months to draw up their pledges and promises, the parties have had just a few weeks and formal announcements are expected throughout this week and next. Whilst it is inevitable that we can expect to see the immigration related complexities of Brexit …

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    This weekend saw the match-up between the Single Market and the Free Movement of Persons, which undoubtedly are the key themes with respect to the negotiations concerning the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (“Brexit”). A Whitehall turf war has reportedly broken out over the United Kingdom’s blueprint for Brexit, with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet split over what a withdrawal from the …

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    “An Entrepreneur’s Dream?” “A shot in the arm for the Commonwealth” were just a couple of comments I heard at a Senior Business Leaders Luncheon in Singapore last week, whilst discussing the implications of the referendum result held on 23 June 2016 – commonly referred to as “Brexit”. So two months on, where are we with Brexit? As many of you may have seen, last …

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    Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in the June 23 referendum sparked market chaos. But now that the dust is settling, were the predictions of apocalyptic meltdown overstated, or is the worst still yet to come? We examine what Brexit means for Britain’s relations with the world, as well as its implications for Singapore and the region. Between The Lines Every Wednesday 6:00 PM …

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