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What Brexit means for your business

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union will lead to the biggest demerger in history – with the world’s 5th largest economy (the UK) exiting the world’s largest economic grouping (the EU). Whether it is a friendly demerger or a contested divorce remains to be seen.

Businesses have to manage and meet shareholder, employee, and customer expectations today, while also planning for the future. How do you do that when it could be years before we know the longer term commercial implications?

At this time of immense legal uncertainty you need to keep up to speed with Brexit developments in order to reduce uncertainties, identify vulnerabilities and areas of risk, and to conduct scenario planning for the range of possible outcomes – not losing sight of any new opportunities that may present themselves.

This is where we can help

Allen & Overy has spent many months exploring the legal consequences of Brexit in depth.

We have analysed the impact on different areas of law and in different sectors and drawn up strategies for mitigating Brexit-related risk.

As we continue to monitor the situation closely, our expert, multi-disciplinary teams will be ready to advise you at each stage on what Brexit means for your business, whether based in the UK, another EU country or outside the EU. Our latest thinking will be updated and posted to this site.

So, if you have any questions, please email our Brexit team at A& or get in touch with your usual Allen & Overy contact.

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