of business leaders feel
a Brexit would adversely
affect their business.
would be less inclined to
do business with UK entities
as a result of a Brexit.
think their government
should negotiate a trade
deal with the UK, if it votes
believe that any such
trade agreements should
penalise the UK.
say that if the UK
leaves the EU, it will
set a precedent for
others to leave.
believe a Brexit
would weaken the
EU-WIDE KEY FINDINGS
King & Wood Mallesons Presents
While the mainstream Brexit debate has been almost solely UK-focused,
King & Wood Mallesons has captured the European business perspective.
We conducted independent market research, surveying 300 senior in-house
counsel from listed companies in France, Germany, Spain and Italy to ask how
they felt about the prospect of the UK leaving the EU.
“This is the biggest macro-economic and political decision in a generation and
it’s important that we consider all aspects of the debate. We have studied the
ramifications of Brexit for European businesses and consumers, and we have
looked at how a decision to leave the EU would affect sentiment towards the
UK more generally,” said Stephen Kon, Senior Partner, EUME.
Here, we present our findings, broken down by jurisdiction, and we offer an
in-depth focus on the German market, with commentary from King & Wood
Brexit: The View
Germany In Focus