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Brexit – latest developments for corporate practitioners

The following developments in relation to Brexit will be of interest to corporate practitioners in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, i.e. if the UK leaves the European Union without a withdrawal agreement in place on 29 March 2019.

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WEBINAR: 10 WEEKS TO BREXIT – “NO DEAL” PLANNING: CONTRACTS, DATA PROTECTION, EMPLOYMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

In today’s webinar Paul Butcher, Brexit Director at Herbert Smith Freehills, was joined by Sarah Hawes, Head of Corporate Knowledge,  Miriam Everett, Consultant, Head of Data Protection and Privacy, Anna Henderson, Professional Support Consultant, and Rachel Montagnon, Professional Support Consultant, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Brexit – further statutory instruments for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit published

The Government continues to publish draft statutory instruments to make the changes to legislation required in the event of a hard Brexit, i.e. if the UK leaves on 29 March 2019 without a deal.

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NEW PODCAST AVAILABLE: GROUP STRUCTURES AND POTENTIAL LOSS OF LIMITED LIABILITY STATUS (THE ‘REAL SEAT’ PRINCIPLE)

In the latest update to our Brexit series on the Herbert Smith Freehills Podcast channel Sarah Hawes and Antonia Kirby from our London office are joined by Dr Christoph Nawroth from our Dusseldorf office to discuss the impact the loss of freedom of establishment … Continue reading

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FCA consultation paper and other listing regime developments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a second consultation paper (CP18/36) on amendments to the FCA Handbook to take account of Brexit. The Government has also published a bill on implementing legislation that has been adopted by the EU … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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BREXIT COMMERCIAL DRIVER BEHIND SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT

Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, confirmed earlier this year its plan to move its holding company from the UK to Belgium in preparation for the UK’s exit from the EU.  The High Court has now sanctioned a … Continue reading

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Brexit – draft Withdrawal Agreement and latest ‘no deal’ preparations

The Government has published a draft Withdrawal Agreement that has been agreed with Brussels. Preparations for a ‘no deal’ Brexit have also continued, with the publication of further statutory instruments and a consultation paper by the Takeover Panel on the … Continue reading

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Further statutory instruments for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit published

The Government has published further final and draft statutory instruments to make the changes to legislation required in the event of a hard Brexit, i.e. if the UK leaves on 29 March 2019 without a deal.

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