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UK Cabinet agrees Brexit deal – what was agreed and what next? A summary and links to our initial analysis

Following a UK Cabinet meeting yesterday afternoon the UK Government has announced support for the text of a draft Withdrawal Agreement and an outline of the Political Declaration on the Future Relationship agreed with EU negotiators. The Withdrawal Agreement sets … Continue reading

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Draft Withdrawal Agreement Approved by UK Cabinet – IP and Marketing Authorisation Provisions Summarised

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog As was widely reported yesterday evening, the Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy … Continue reading

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Brexit Withdrawal Agreement: Impact for data protection

Following a UK Cabinet meeting on 14 November 2018, the UK Government has announced support for the text of a draft Withdrawal Agreement and an outline of the Political Declaration on the Future Relationship agreed with EU negotiators. The Withdrawal … Continue reading

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THE PROTOCOL ON IRELAND/NORTHERN IRELAND (THE BACKSTOP)

The Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland aims to avoid the need for a “hard border” between Ireland and Northern Ireland by creating a “single customs territory” (that is, a customs union) between the whole of the UK and the EU. The … Continue reading

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Brexit Outline Political Declaration: Initial indicators for the financial services industry

Yesterday’s announcements on the terms agreed for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU say relatively little about the future framework for cross-border trade in goods or services. More detail is expected on this next week. The draft withdrawal agreement provides … Continue reading

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Brexit deal – what does it mean for insurers and insurance intermediaries?

The post below was first published on our Insurance blog Yesterday’s announcements on the terms agreed for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU say relatively little about the future framework for cross-border trade in goods or services.  More detail is expected on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: UK Cabinet agrees Brexit Withdrawal Agreement text – what was agreed and what next?

Following a UK Cabinet meeting yesterday the UK Government has announced support for the text of a draft Withdrawal Agreement agreed with EU negotiators. This is the agreement setting out the arrangements for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 29 … Continue reading

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Webinar: 5 months to Brexit – what can businesses do to prepare?

On 25 October 2018, Paul Butcher and Tom Henderson were joined by Ameet Gill, Partner at Hanbury Strategy, and Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy, Institute of Directors to deliver a webinar ‘5 months to Brexit – what … Continue reading

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EU and UK step up no deal Brexit preparations

The European Commission today released its Communication on preparing for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The Communication follows the European Council’s remarks at the 28-29 June Council meeting that no substantial progress has been made on the negotiations calling … Continue reading

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UK Government publishes White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The UK Government has today released its White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU. We will be publishing separately our analysis of the implications of the UK Government’s White Paper, including the … Continue reading

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