European Commission final call for Brexit preparedness, ‘no-deal’ scenario

    European Commission issued (04-Sep-2019) a final call to all EU citizens and businesses to prepare for the UK‘s withdrawal from the EU on 31-Oct-2019. The Commission stated a ‘no-deal’ remains a possible “although undesirable” outcome. The Commission published a detailed checklist to assist businesses trading with the UK to make final preparations. It added all parties involved in supply chains with the UK should be aware of their responsibilities and the necessary formalities in cross border trade in order to minimise disruption to trade. [more – original PR]