UK Parliament Approves Withdrawal Agreement Bill

Both the House of Commons and House of Lords have now agreed on the text of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20 (“WAB”), the legislation required for the UK to implement into domestic law the Withdrawal Agreement. The House of Lords introduced five amendments to the WAB (which also included restrictions on: (a) the … Read more

Brexit under the Withdrawal Agreement: The implications for disputes

The post below first appeared on our Litigation Notes blog. It now seems inevitable that the UK will leave the EU on 31 January 2020 at 11pm GMT under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement concluded between the UK and the EU on 19 October 2019. In this post, we consider the implications for commercial litigation involving … Read more

New Podcast available: Regulation in Focus Podcast Episode 3 – January 2020

This post was first published on our FSR and Corporate Crime Notes blog. The third episode of Regulation in Focus, our podcast series of short, sharp insights into regulatory issues that matter to you, features Katherine Dillon and Emma Reid from our non-contentious financial services regulatory practice in London, discussing the role that equivalence might … Read more

New Podcast Available: Brexit and Reform of Public Procurement Regime

In a recent Public Procurement Podcast Tim Briggs, Partner (Competition, Regulation & Trade) and Adrian Brown (Of Counsel, Competition, Regulation & Trade) consider the UK Government’s Brexit-driven proposals for reform of the UK public procurement regime. If you would like to subscribe to future episodes in the Public Procurement Podcast Series, please click here. Read more