New Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill introduced in UK Parliament

The UK Government introduced the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, previously known as the Customs Bill, to Parliament yesterday, in order to provide for the creation of a standalone UK customs regime. Negotiations between the UK and the EU are still focused on withdrawal and have not yet moved onto trade.  However, this new Bill, once … Read more

New Trade Bill published

The UK Government has published a new Trade Bill which aims to ensure that the UK has the necessary tools in place to operate its own trade policy once it leaves the EU.  The Bill includes provisions for the UK to implement existing EU trade agreements in order to provide continuity for businesses and consumers, … Read more

The Brexit negotiations – the view from Brussels on developments in October

The Brexit debate often looks different viewed from Brussels rather than from London. It is however important for businesses to also keep in mind the Brussels perspective and therefore we publish a monthly view from our Brussels office on recent developments and the state of the negotiations. In this second issue of ‘The view from … Read more

What future for public procurement regulation in the UK post-Brexit?

The extent to which the UK Government will eventually be free to modify or even repeal the regulations on public procurement, post-Brexit, will depend largely on the outcome of the ongoing negotiations between the EU and the UK Government, as well as the policy choices of the UK Government post-Brexit. Several recent developments in the … Read more