Brexit: What International Associations Need to Know

Brexit: What International Associations Need to Know

British flag tearing away from the European Union November 21, 2016 By: Bob Lewis

What are implications for associations of the UK's recent vote to leave the European Union—and how can associations prepare for Brexit's longer-term impacts? Here are some tips.

In June, 30 million people in the United Kingdom voted on a referendum that would either keep the country in the European Union or remove it. In an astonishing turn of events, the UK voted to leave the EU. The close vote—52 percent to leave and 48 percent to stay—ends the UK's decades-long commitment to Britain's participation in the free movement of people, goods, services, and capital among EU member countries. ...