The FAES Foundation has been analysing in detail the causes and consequences of the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union after the referendum of June 2016. Signed by expert analysts and scholars, these publications explain from different points of view the effects for both parties, on who bears ultimate responsibility for the decision and the withdrawal process set in motion.
BETWEEN ‘HARD BREXIT’ AND THE SECOND REFERENDUM by FAES Analysis Group.
At the time of ratifying an agreement to avoid a ‘hard Brexit’, with the focus on the Protocol on Ireland and the transitional period, FAES analyses the main scenarios that the British lower chamber’s negative vote would trigger on 15 January.
MAY SEEKS A SOLID MANDATE TO HANDLE BREXIT, by José Ruiz Vicioso
Less than a year after the referendum and after repeatedly denying her intention to bring the elections forward, the British premier announces her intention to call elections.
FAES Papers THE LEGAL PERSPECTIVE OF BREXIT II, by Fernando Díez Moreno
"The draft Bill submitted by the British Government to the United Kingdom Parliament can be considered approved, so it can now notify the European Council of its wish to leave the EU”.
BREXIT OR BREAKIT by Javier Zarzalejos
"The Brexit is an impact aimed at the centre of the European construction, it is the impugnation of the political culture of post-war Europe."
FAES Papers A CHALLENGE FOR THE ENTIRE CONTINENT, by Stephem Booth
"This is not just a 'British issue', it is the EU facing the challenge of knowing whether interdependence can be reconciled with different national visions”.
THE LEGAL PERSPECTIVE OF BREXIT by Fernando Díez Moreno
This FAES Paper details the process that will be set in motion once London notifies the European Council of its 'intention' to withdraw from the EU.
UNITED KINGDOM AND THE EU AFTER THE BRITISH REFERENDIUM, by Alfredo Crespo Alcázar
"Brexit has dealt a blow to a European integration project that is increasingly distanced from the citizens and that too often resorts to short-termism as a formula to face the immediate challenges”.
THE TRIUMPH OF THE IRRESPONSIBILITY POLICY, by Ángel Rivero
"Appealing to the referendum as the ultimate arbitrator in a dispute is characteristic of populist politics, in which politicians cease to be responsible and present themselves as instruments of the popular will”.
CONSEQUENCES FOR EUROPEAN DEFENCE by Gabriela Cortina
The effects that the UK's withdrawal from the EU will have on the unity, coherence and effectiveness of EU diplomacy opens up a new scenario of uncertainty.
THE BRITISH DEBATE ON BREXIT INCREASES UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, by Alfredo Crespo
Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, unequivocally condemns the shift of Labour Movement towards the left and demands that the EU implements reforms that will make it more competitive in the economic field, claiming a leading role for the United Kingdom.
FAES-UCM Course | The EU AFTER THE BRITISH REFERENDUM
The political, social and economic consequences, the different models and speeds for disconnection and the problems it will entail for Europe and its citizens.
THE BRITISH CROSSROAD, by Alfredo Crespo
The UK's negotiation with the EU to determine how Brexit is going to be carried out raises more questions than answers, but it seems clear that immigration/sovereignty issues will be given priority over trade issues.