Brexit—in or out? Implications of the United Kingdom’s referendum on EU membership
On June 23, voters in the United Kingdom will go to the polls for a referendum on the country’s membership in the European Union. As one of the EU’s largest and wealthiest member states, Britain’s exit, or “Brexit”, would not only alter the U.K.’s institutional, political, and economic relationships, but would also send shock waves across the entire continent and beyond, with a possible Brexit fundamentally reshaping transatlantic relations.
On May 6, the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) at Brookings, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America, the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative based at King’s College London, and Wilton Park USA, will host a discussion to assess the range of implications that could result from the United Kingdom’s referendum.
After each panel, the participants will take questions from the audience.
Former Director General - British Chambers of Commerce
President and CEO - Institute of International Finance
Visiting Fellow - Peterson Institute for International Economics
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations - CEO, International Capital Strategies
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