In the short term, the U.K.'s unprecedented—and unexpected—vote to exit the European Union creates considerable uncertainty for U.S. companies operating in the U.K., EU and beyond. A wide range of questions has yet to be answered regarding how the U.K. will work with EU nations moving forward, and complex negotiations will be required to resolve those questions. Last week, Womble Carlyle entered an historic global alliance with leading U.K. firm Bond Dickinson, with the goal of ensuring that bo