Brexit And The High Cost Of Promises

Dr Ioannis Glinavos | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Ioannis Glinavos

The message for those thinking of pursuing claims against the British government in international tribunals for losses caused by a probable hard or no-deal Brexit is clear: Find out what Toyota and Nissan got and ask for the same. Evidence of government promises added to wholesale changes brought about by Brexit could lead to hefty compensation pay-outs. Brexit could spawn a legal morass and economic disaster in more ways than you think.

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