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What is Brexit?


March 29, 2017, official marked the start of the two-year negotiation period for the formal exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Baker Botts lawyer Catriona Hatton examines the major issues which are on the table in the Brexit negotiations and explains why U.S. companies must act now.


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