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BREXIT: What’s next? Implications for Law and Life

In a referendum on June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, triggering a process that will lead to termination of UK’s year membership since the mid-1970s. The UK and EU have commenced difficult negotiations to determine the terms of departure. The potential border, economic, labour and social dimensions are far-reaching for both the UK and EU, but also carry repercussions for Canada which recently concluded a trade agreement with the EU and has the UK as its largest European trading partner. This public event brings together prominent speakers who will speak to the different perspectives driving the UK and EU negotiations and expected outcomes, and the potential implications for Canada.

  • Dr. Vincent Power, A&L Goodbody LLP, Ireland
  • Professor Francesco Munari, Jean-Monnet Chair for European Environmental Law, University of Genoa
  • Dr. Teresa Cyrus, Dept. of Economics, Dalhousie University
  • Dr. Ruben Zaiotti (moderator), Dept. of Political Science, Dalhousie University and/or Director, Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence, Dalhousie University



Room 105, Weldon Law Building
6061 University Ave.

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Co-Sponsored by The Schulich School of Law and the Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence


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