This provides a useful overview of:
- what the Withdrawal Agreement is and what it includes;
- the Northern Ireland Protocol and how it differs from the original backstop;
- the relationship between the Withdrawal Agreement and the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020
- the applicability of the Withdrawal Agreement provisions now that the transition period has ended.
If you would like to discuss specific arrangements for support through the risks of the move to an uncertain future relationship, on how you might express the concerns of your business to governments, on dispute risks that may arise, or on any other questions or challenges you have, please do contact your regular Herbert Smith Freehills relationship contacts, or otherwise any of our experts listed here.