U.S.-UK Business Council Statement on European Council Meeting, Brexit Transition

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:30pm

The U.S. Chabmer's U.S.-UK Business Council issued the following statement today from its chairman, Robert Rooney, in response to the European Council meeting where Brexit transition terms were agreed upon: 

"The U.S.-UK Business Council welcomes the agreement regarding a transition period that was affirmed at today’s European Council meeting. This represents an important step in the right direction, and we are eager to see the process advance. Clarity regarding the terms of the transition are of paramount importance to U.S. companies who want to maintain the ability to seamlessly serve their customers in the UK and throughout the EU.”

The U.S.-UK Business Council is the premier Washington-based business organization dedicated to strengthening the commercial relationship between the U.S. and the UK.