Recent Developments on Brexit
February 6, 2017
On February 6, 2017, the firm published an alert titled “Recent Developments on Brexit.”
The first few weeks of 2017 have seen the United Kingdom take a number of significant steps along the path to Brexit. This memorandum provides a brief update on the following four key developments:
- January 17, 2017: Prime Minister Theresa May’s keynote speech on Brexit, delivered at Lancaster House, London.
- January 24, 2017: The Supreme Court’s decision in R (on the application of Miller and another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
- January 26, 2017: The publication of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.
- February 2, 2017: The publication of the UK Government’s White Paper on Brexit (“The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union”).