Monthly Archives: July 2016

ANTI-SUIT INJUNCTIONS AND ARBITRATION POST-BREXIT

Brexit has inevitably led to reflection on the commercial, legal and practical effects on arbitration.

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Filed under Disputes, UK-EU negotiations

THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON DATA PROTECTION AND CYBER SECURITY

This blog post summarises a number of unanswered questions in data protection and cyber security legislation brought on by Brexit. The "in-out" Referendum on the question of the UK's membership of the EU has resulted in a majority of voters … Continue reading

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Filed under TMT & data protection

BREXIT: INDIRECT IMPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING

The real estate sector as a whole is in a strong position to cope with such short-term volatility. There are many briefings on what Brexit means for real estate and I don't intend to repeat them in this article. There are only … Continue reading

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Filed under Construction, Planning, Real estate

Is the consent of the Scottish Parliament required for Brexit?

Westminster retains the right to legislate in relation to Scotland, in any matter – the Sewel Convention does not provide Scottish Parliament with a veto. It has been suggested that because the laws of Scotland cannot be incompatible with EU … Continue reading

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Filed under Article 50

SURVIVING BREXIT WITHOUT BREAKING THE LAW

There is a real opportunity for businesses to engage in joint lobbying on the shape of the UK exit. But in doing so, they need to keep an eye on competition law risks. As the UK faces potentially significant legal … Continue reading

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Filed under Competition

BREXIT: IPOS – CONCERN OVER UNCERTAINTY?

In the weeks leading up to the referendum, there was a hopeful expectation that a vote for the UK to remain in the EU would result in work beginning on a backlog of IPOs which had been held back. The … Continue reading

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Filed under Capital markets, Corporate