Monthly Archives: January 2019

UK and EU “no-deal” preparedness notices

With “no deal” becoming an increasing possibility, for convenience we link to the UK “no-deal” notices and EU Brexit preparedness notices  made available to date.

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Filed under "No Deal" UK papers

Herbert Smith Freehills’ Brexit Legal Guide updated – comparison of IP and pharma provisions in the draft Withdrawal Agreement versus the No Deal provisions promised by the UK Government

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog See the updated IP section of the revised Herbert Smith Freehills Brexit Legal Guide which reviews the IP and pharma elements of the draft Withdrawal Agreement endorsed by the EU Council on … Continue reading

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Filed under "No Deal" UK papers, Consumer, Intellectual property, Pharma

Preparing for Brexit: EEA Firms – UK Temporary Permissions Regime (“TPR”)

The post below was first published on our FSR blog The UK FCA and PRA propose to implement the TPR if the UK leaves the European Union on 29 March 2019 without an implementation (or transitional) period, to ensure that EEA firms … Continue reading

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Filed under Banking & asset management, Financial services

UPDATED: HOW WILL THE “MEANINGFUL VOTE” WORK?

There has been much discussion of whether the UK Government’s attempt to have the negotiated withdrawal deal (the legally binding Withdrawal Agreement and the Political Declaration on future relations) approved by the UK Parliament by way of “meaningful vote” will … Continue reading

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11 weeks to Brexit: updated Brexit Legal Guide

Without an intervening event, the UK will withdraw from the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019.   Otherwise much remains unknown. The negotiated withdrawal deal comprising a legally binding Withdrawal Agreement and non-binding Political Declaration is facing significant opposition in … Continue reading

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Filed under "No Deal" UK papers, Article 50, Aviation, Capital markets, Competition, Contract, Corporate, Data protection, Disputes, Employment, Finance, Intellectual property, State aid, Tax, TMT, Trade, UK-EU negotiations

UK deposits instrument of accession to Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog  On 28 December 2018, the UK deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 2005. The Convention will therefore come into force for the UK on … Continue reading

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