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British Prime Minister Theresa May Triggers Article 50

Theresa May gave a statement in Parliament on her letter notifying the European Council President of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. March 29, 2017

Thank you Mr Speaker,

Today the government acts on the democratic will of the British people. And it acts, too, on the clear and convincing position of this House.

A few minutes ago in Brussels, the United Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the EU handed a letter to the President of the European Council on my behalf, confirming the government’s decision to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.

The Article 50 process is now underway. And in accordance with the wishes of the British people, the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. 

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THE FUTURE OF THE UK-US ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP

-Moving forward-


Published on 24th March 2017

British-American Busines Association (BABA) and British-American Business Council (BABC) speak for over 2000 UK and US-based companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Our membership includes leading British and American companies, contributing significantly to jobs, growth and innovation on both sides of the Atlantic.

We are committed to helping UK and US Governments with our expertise and transatlantic presence in their efforts to open a new chapter in the UK-US economic relationship; a relationship that is so crucial for the prosperity of our economies, companies and citizens.

Below are 10 areas that we see as a starting point for collaboration, which can help leaders strengthen this special relationship and shape objectives for the future:

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Dentons' US Policy Scan 2017

The Dentons' US Policy Scan 2017 provides their annual analysis of the legislative and political landscape under a new Congress and, this year, a new Presidential Administration. In addition to taking a close look at the issues, questions and conflicts that will dominate the dialogue within and between the new White House and Capitol Hill, they also offer a review of legislative and policy developments in the statehouses across the US. To download click here.

Prime Minister's Speech to the Republican Party Conference

On January 26 Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the Republican Party Conference and spoke about the special relationship between the UK and the USA. Read More

Taxpayers Who Haven’t Reported Overseas Bank Accounts: It’s Time to Reconsider

President-elect Trump and his administration are taking office in a month and with every new presidential administration, there is always a degree of uncertainty related to upcoming changes to tax laws. And the amnesty programs offered to U.S. taxpayers with foreign bank accounts are no exception.

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