Our “Post Brexit” Task Force

_ In June 2016 and after a long and exhausting campaign, the United-Kingdom decided to leave the European Union. Nine months after the referendum, Prime Minister Theresa May activated the official mechanism that will make it a reality - Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. The time-frame allowed is two years, which is extremely short for multilateral agreements between large economic zones such as the United Kingdom, the European Union and shortly NAFTA, China, India, etc. It is therefore not surprising that the UK and the EU have recently agreed to postpone the official date of the Brexit to March 2019. The UK and the EU are still negotiating a satisfactory compromise which unfortunately remains elusive. As with any divorce procedure, a happy ending is unusual, and especially when the two players are holding different cards. The EU has a Gross Domestic Product 7 times more significant than the UK, and the outcome of the Brexit will not affect its...