Monthly Archives: February 2018
The European Commission has today published the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK. The draft Withdrawal Agreement translates into legal terms the European Commission’s view of the 8 December 2017 Joint Report from the negotiators of the EU and … Continue reading
This document sets out the United Kingdom’s approach to the legal text of the transitional period to be provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement. It responds with a number of amendments to the EU draft position paper on the transitional arrangements in the Withdrawal Agreement … Continue reading
FAILING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: HOW WILL BREXIT IMPACT CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION IN RECOVERY, RECONSTRUCTION AND INSOLVENCY PROCESSES?
This paper addresses the issues for international recognition of reconstruction and insolvency proceedings affecting international banks raised by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, and considers what the United Kingdom and the European Union and its member … Continue reading
There is much current discussion about the application of the EU’s current preferential trade agreements to the UK post-Brexit, both during and after a transition period. The attached briefing considers a number of issues this raises, including the potential to roll-over … Continue reading
Here is a recent report aimed at general counsel and published by Legal Business which Herbert Smith Freehills contributed to.
The European Commission has today published a draft text of the transitional arrangements proposed to be included in the Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement, following the United Kingdom’s request to remain in the Single Market and the Customs Union for a … Continue reading
House of Lords’ EU Committee report into the implications of Brexit for competition law and State aid control in the UK published
The House of Lords EU Committee has published its report into the implications of Brexit for competition law and State aid control in the UK. In particular, the report recommends that the UK maintains consistency with the EU’s economic efficiency … Continue reading
Tax analysis: The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill will give the government the ability to establish a standalone customs regime, and ensure VAT and excise legislation operates effectively, following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Heather Gething, partner, Dorothy Livingston, consultant, and … Continue reading