Matheson Partners with the Financial Times for FT London Brexit Summit


We are delighted to announce Matheson’s partnership with the Financial Times, as Lead Sponsor for the FT Brexit and Beyond Summit which is taking place on 12 June in London. This event will bring together business leaders from across all industry sectors - including finance, energy, healthcare, life sciences, utilities, food and beverage, transport and technology - together with political representatives and policy makers from both the Irish and UK governments and EU institutions including the European Commission, European Council, European Parliament and ECB to hear expert analysis on the latest political developments from Westminster and the EU, and on the economic transition facing the UK.

Speakers include Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for European Affairs, the Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade, UK Government and Rachel Reeves MP, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee with the UK Parliament as well as a range of political and Brexit specialists from the Financial Times.  Industry speakers include Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, Ian Howells, SVP of Honda Motor Europe, Patricia Cobian, CFO Telefónica UK and Ann Cairns, President of Mastercard Worldwide.

Managing Partner, Michael Jackson will be interviewed at the Summit by Dan Dombey, FT Brexit Editor, to discuss his views on the impact of Brexit for international companies with operations in Europe and on location strategies for international businesses.

Speaking today, Michael Jackson said:

“Matheson is delighted to support the FT London Brexit Summit in June as Lead Sponsor. We look forward to what promises to be an interesting and informative event, putting further spotlight on the future possible relationship between the UK and the EU.  At Matheson, our dedicated Brexit team is committed to supporting our international and domestic clients in their preparations for Brexit, dealing with the many nuances, legal questions and business issues that are arising.”

For the full FT Brexit and Beyond Summit schedule, visit https://live.ft.com/Events/2018/FT-Brexit-and-Beyond-Summit

For Matheson’s views and current thinking on the key Brexit-related matters for Irish and international businesses operating in Europe, visit www.matheson.com/brexit-forum

Please contact Michael.jackson@matheson.com if you would like further detail on Matheson’s Brexit services.