Application of the Brussels regime post-Brexit

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The government has published a draft statutory instrument addressing, among other things, the question of how the UK courts will, post-Brexit, treat questions of jurisdiction involving EU member states and… Read more

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… Read more

Five months to Brexit: avoiding a “no deal” crisis

Paul Butcher and Tom Henderson have published an article in FERMA/AIRMIC's joint Brexit Newsletter advising risk management professionals of some of the key matters that they will need to consider to prevent a Brexit-related "no deal" crisis. Given it remains… Read more

Brexit, deal or no deal: a litigator’s perspective

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog Over the past couple of weeks, the government has published the final text of the draft Withdrawal Agreement setting out the arrangements for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 29 March… Read more

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… Read more

Brexit 9 months to go: Brexit Legal Guide

As business makes increasingly vocal calls for legal certainty we are pleased to launch this updated Brexit Legal Guide. The new online guide will be regularly updated as the legal impact of Brexit evolves. Forthcoming updates will include reaction to… Read more

Cross-Border Litigation – international perspectives

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog We are pleased to publish the second issue of our periodic publication "Cross-Border Litigation", designed to highlight legal and practical issues specific to litigation with an international aspect. ... Read more

MANAGING RISK: A DISPUTES PERSPECTIVE (2017)

The post below was first published on our FSR blog Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates. Following opening remarks by Mark Shillito, head of dispute resolution for… Read more