Monthly Archives: September 2018

Brexit Continuity Clauses: what policyholders need to know

We have assisted Airmic to produce a guide for policyholders on Continuity Clauses, which some in the insurance market are using to prepare for the impact of Brexit. The clauses aim to provide a level of contract continuity in the event … Continue reading

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Brexit “no deal” technical notices published on Patents, Trade marks, Designs, Copyright, GIs, and Exhaustion of rights

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The latest tranche of “no deal” technical notices was released yesterday afternoon by the UK Government. Amongst them are several notices that highlight the Brexit issues faced by intellectual property right owners and, in … Continue reading

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THIRD BATCH OF UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT ‘NO DEAL’ TECHNICAL NOTICES RELEASED

The UK Government has published today the third batch of the anticipated technical notices on the impact of a “cliff edge” EU exit on 29 March 2019. The latest batch contains 24 papers available here, including notices on the flights … Continue reading

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What would a “no deal” scenario mean for vehicle manufacturers in relation to CO2 emissions targets?

Following on from HSF’s blog last week on the second batch of Brexit “no deal” technical notes released by the Government, this blog looks at the changes proposed for vehicle manufacturers in relation to carbon dioxide (CO2) tailpipe emissions if … Continue reading

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Brexit “no deal” notice on jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog As part of its second batch of “no deal” technical notices, the government has published on 14 September 2018 a guidance notice entitled: Handling civil legal cases that involve EU countries if … Continue reading

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SECOND BATCH OF UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT ‘NO DEAL’ TECHNICAL NOTICES RELEASED

Today, the UK Government released the second of three batches of technical notices about the impact of a “no deal” scenario at the end of March 2019. These are available here. This second batch is of 28 and includes notices … Continue reading

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The View From Brussels – September 2018: the relevance of WTO arguments in the negotiations on the future relationship

This issue of ‘The View from Brussels’ focuses on the relevance of WTO arguments in the negotiations. The UK has so far not deployed any serious arguments based on the obligations and constraints faced by the EU as a member … Continue reading

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New Podcast – English Governing Law and Jurisdiction Clauses after Brexit

On the new Herbert Smith Freehills Podcast channel, Anna Pertoldi, Maura McIntosh and Tom Henderson discuss what businesses need to know about the impact of Brexit on their continued use of English governing law clauses and English jurisdiction clauses in … Continue reading

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