Brexit


Parliament

In Brexit gambit, U.K. signs legislation to ban EU laws

2019-08-19T17:42:00+01:00By

The repeal of the European Communities Act provides a “clear signal” that the U.K. government intends to leave the European Union without extending the Brexit deadline—with or without a deal.

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New PM Boris Johnson vows Brexit by Oct. 31 deadline; businesses wary

2019-07-23T16:02:00+01:00By

Newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson will enter 10 Downing Street with exactly 100 days to deliver the Brexit he has promised.

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New EC president willing to extend Brexit third time

2019-07-19T17:05:00+01:00By

New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said she is willing to extend the Brexit deadline for a third time “should more time be required for a good reason.”

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PM May resigns: What next for Brexit?

2019-05-24T14:51:00+01:00By

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May steps down on June 7, following numerous attempts to get Parliament to back her Brexit plan.

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PM May unveils plan for latest version of Brexit deal

2019-05-21T20:58:00+01:00By

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May warned MPs if they don’t back the latest amended Withdrawal Agreement Bill, they will not vote on whether there should be a second Brexit referendum.

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U.K. plans Brexit vote in June

2019-05-15T17:08:00+01:00By

A look at possible consequences of the MP vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal scheduled for early June.

RiskTop

Top 10 supply chain risks for 2019

2019-05-06T17:57:00+01:00By

Natural disasters, droughts, port disruptions, cargo theft, and industrial fires are some of the top supply-chain risks that should keep executives and chief risk officers on their toes in 2019, according to a new risk report.

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FCA and the future of financial conduct regulation

2019-04-23T19:30:00+01:00By

Post-Brexit, FCA Chief Executive Andrew Bailey says the U.K. agency will take a “lower burden” regulatory approach than that of the European Union.

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FCA publishes its Business Plan for 2019/20

2019-04-17T19:48:00+01:00By

The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority on 17 April published its Business Plan for 2019/20, outlining its key priorities for the coming year.

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Brexit extended until 31 October

2019-04-11T20:08:00+01:00By

EU leaders continue to dawdle on Brexit. The U.K.’s exit from the European Union has once again been delayed—this time until Oct. 31.

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MP’s Brexit motions defeated for 2nd time

2019-04-02T15:09:00+01:00By

After another failed attempt at Brexit consensus, the United Kingdom remains in turmoil. Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with her cabinet Tuesday to decide next steps.

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SEC, U.K. strike post-Brexit cooperation deals

2019-03-29T20:17:00+00:00By

The SEC and the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority have reaffirmed their commitment to cooperation and information sharing, even after the latter withdraws from the European Union.

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May loses another Brexit vote; EU calls 'no-deal' split 'likely'

2019-03-29T20:14:00+00:00By

For the third time, the House of Commons has voted against British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit proposal. The tight April deadline for completing a separation deal with the European Union is now looking doubtful, and a “no-deal” split more likely.

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Brexit deadlock: Going through the motions

2019-03-28T17:01:00+00:00By

With U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal twice defeated, Members of Parliament were tasked with finding an alternative solution through a series of eight “indicative,” non-binding votes. After all eight were rejected, what happens next?

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Companies walk judgment tightrope as Brexit doubts peak

2019-03-27T21:54:00+00:00By

Preparers are facing some brutal accounting judgments as they approach the end of a reporting period straddling key dates in a chaotic Brexit.

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May: Approve my Brexit plan, and I’ll resign

2019-03-27T21:44:00+00:00By

With a bold—but likely inevitable political gambit—U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has made a promise to Members of Parliament: Vote for her Brexit plan, and she will resign.

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One more time: Brexit pushed back by two weeks

2019-03-22T20:46:00+00:00By

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has gotten yet another reprieve, with the recent decision by European leaders to delay a decision on Brexit by two weeks. This gives May another chance to get the votes needed to pass her Brexit deal.

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Brextension, but only if deal approved

2019-03-21T16:32:00+00:00By

After two rejections, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk to ask for an extension on Brexit.

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U.S. regulators ponder Brexit plans, disclosure demands

2019-03-15T20:25:00+00:00By

The planned—but still chaotic—divorce of the United Kingdom from the European Union could trigger disclosure demands for U.S. companies. The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance has some advice.

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U.K. votes to delay Brexit

2019-03-14T21:38:00+00:00By

The United Kingdom’s Parliament voted 412-202 Thursday to ask the European Union for a delay to Brexit in yet another defeat for beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Brexit: 'No-deal' option rejected; delay vote coming

2019-03-13T15:32:00+00:00By

A day after voting down Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal for the second time, the U.K. Parliament voted Wednesday to reject leaving the European Union without a deal by a 321-278 margin.