Monthly Archives: December 2017

DELAY TO IDD START DATE/GUIDANCE ON UK APPROACH TO BREXIT

The post below was first published on our Insurance blog Delay to IDD start date The EU Commission published draft legislation today (in the form of a proposed Directive and a proposed Delegated Regulation) to delay the IDD start date to … Continue reading

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THE BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS – THE VIEW FROM BRUSSELS ON DEVELOPMENTS IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER

The Brexit debate often looks different viewed from Brussels rather than from London. It is however important for businesses to also keep in mind the Brussels perspective and therefore we publish a regular view from our Brussels office on recent … Continue reading

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EU27 leaders confirm “sufficient progress” and releases guidelines for phase two

Following the European Parliament’s vote on 13 December and the European Council’s (EU27 leaders) confirmation today, Brexit negotiations are formally being allowed to move forward to phase two. New guidelines for the EU for this phase of negotiations have been … Continue reading

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Brexit negotiations ready to move to next phase

Following agreement reached in the early hours today on the Irish border issue, the negotiators have agreed that sufficient progress has now been made on the first phase of the negotiations in order to move on to the next phase … Continue reading

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UK: BREXIT NEGOTIATORS AGREE SUFFICIENT PROGRESS MADE ON RIGHTS OF EU CITIZENS IN UK

The post below was first published on our Employment blog The rights of EU citizens is one of the three issues on which sufficient progress was required before the Brexit negotiations with the EU could move onto Britain’s future relationship.  The … Continue reading

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Brexit and Africa

As the UK calls time on its 44 year membership of the EU, repercussions are felt further afield. African countries which currently access the EU via the UK, such as Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, or have the UK … Continue reading

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