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As the UK and EU prepare for the opening of negotiations in June, the second edition of the IIEA’s Brexit Status Report provides a timely update on the process of withdrawal, including views from Ireland, the UK and from Brussels. The status report also examines the implications for the Irish economy, with an emphasis on SMEs, FDI and financial services.

The IIEA’s Brexit Status Reports are a regular series that aim to provide reliable information on the coming negotiations between the UK and the EU, and their implications for Ireland.

Authors of the second edition include: Dáithí O’Ceallaigh, Former Irish Ambassador to the UK; Brendan Halligan, President of the IIEA; Barry Andrews, Director General of the IIEA; Tony Brown, IIEA Senior Fellow; Paul Gillespie, Irish Times Columnist; John Temple Lang, Former European Commission Official; Tom Arnold, Former Director General of the IIEA; John FitzGerald, Adjunct Professor at TCD; John McGrane, Director General of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce; Padraic White, former CEO of IDA Ireland; John Cronin, Partner at McCann FitzGerald; John Bradley, Economist and Con Lucey, Former Chief Economist of the Irish Farmers Association.