INSIGHT: Watch Brexit and Big Changes in U.K. Economic Sanctions

As featured in Bloomberg Law

Post-Brexit Sanctions


Post-Brexit, the U.K. seems poised to resort to unilateral economic sanctions as a key tool of its foreign policy, and given the current position of London as a global financial center, could wield significant influence geopolitically by doing so. Indeed, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) assessed these factors in a recent paper, and as discussed below, the U.K. government has taken steps to prepare for the post-Brexit sanctions environment.