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Brexit shocks Bay Area British business community Colin Brown, the chairman of the British-American Business Council of Northern California, was parked on his couch with his wife Thursday evening watching the results of the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum roll in over the airwaves.“It was a slightly surreal experience,” Brown said. “No one thought it would be this close.” As time went on, he started to realize that the pre-election polls would be proved wrong and that the country would choose to leave the European Union. His phone started buzzing non-stop with Skype and text messages from across the Atlantic. Read more here: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2016/06/24/brexit-shocks-bay-area-british-business-community.html Read more
The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision. The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom is enduring, and the United Kingdom’s membership in NATO remains a vital cornerstone of U.S. foreign, security, and economic policy. So too is our relationship with the European Union, which has done so much to promote stability, stimulate economic growth, and foster the spread of democratic values and ideals across the continent and beyond Read more
LONDON, 24 JUNE 2016 The British people have spoken. The vote for Britain to leave the European Union opens a new phase of uncertainty with new complexities and unknowns. Many businesses will now be concerned as to how the vote will impact their activities and ambitions in the UK, particularly in regards to access to the Single Market and Freedom of Movement. But the world as we know it has not ended, contracts will continue to be performed and the rule of law applies, allowing the vast majority of business operations to continue as planned. Read more