Monthly Archives: July 2018

THE BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS – THE VIEW FROM BRUSSELS ON DEVELOPMENTS IN JULY 2018

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

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EIGHT MONTHS TO BREXIT: IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED?

As the clock ticks down to 29 March 2019, the UK and the EU are stepping up their preparations for the possibility of a “no-deal” outcome. From a corporate governance and risk management perspective, businesses that have not done so … Continue reading

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Filed under ADR, Arbitration, Aviation, Banking & asset management, Capital markets, Competition, Construction, Consumer, Contract, Corporate, Data protection, Development, Disputes, Employment, Energy, Environment, Finance, Financial services, Infrastructure, Insolvency, Insurance, Intellectual property, Manufacturing, Mining, Pharma, Planning, Private wealth, Public international law, Real estate, Risk & due diligence, State aid, Tax, TMT, Trade, Transport, UK-EU negotiations

Brexit: Energy in the UK Government’s White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The UK government’s White Paper (July 2018) (the White Paper) on the future relationship between the UK and the EU states that the UK is seeking ‘broad cooperation’ with the EU on energy including trading arrangements, cooperation with EU agencies … Continue reading

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Government’s White Paper on Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement released today

The Government has today published its White Paper on Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union. The paper sets out how the Government plans to implement the Withdrawal Agreement (currently being negotiated between the … Continue reading

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EU and UK step up no deal Brexit preparations

The European Commission today released its Communication on preparing for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The Communication follows the European Council’s remarks at the 28-29 June Council meeting that no substantial progress has been made on the negotiations calling … Continue reading

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State to state dispute resolution in the UK Government’s White Paper: arbitration with a potential role for the CJEU

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog The White Paper published yesterday, “The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union”, includes the UK Government’s proposal for the resolution of disputes between the UK and the EU … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property and Cyber Security issues considered in UK Government White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The UK Government’s White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU (published on 12 July 2018) includes a limited number of proposals relating to … Continue reading

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Brexit White Paper reiterates aims for civil judicial cooperation

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The UK government has today published its White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU. The short section on civil judicial cooperation echoes the aims … Continue reading

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UK Government publishes White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The UK Government has today released its White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU. We will be publishing separately our analysis of the implications of the UK Government’s White Paper, including the … Continue reading

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Comments on UK proposal for the future relationship with the EU

Last Friday, 6 July, it was understood that the UK Cabinet had finally united around a UK position on the desired future relationship with the EU. However, it now remains to be seen if the proposal survives the protests of “betrayal” … Continue reading

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