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Hogan Lovells Brexit Taskforce responds to Theresa May's speech

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London, 2 March 2018 — Theresa May has today set out in more detail than ever before the bold future relationship that the UK Government believes to be in the interests of both the UK and the EU. ...more

Theresa May issues invitation to Brexit economic pragmatism

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On 2 March 2018, Theresa May made her third major speech on Brexit in which she set out in more detail than ever before the ambitious future relationship that the UK Government is seeking to negotiate with the EU. ...more

Brexit – what’s next for medical devices?

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On 22 January 2018, the European Commission released a notice to stakeholders concerning the United Kingdom’s (“UK”) possible withdrawal from the European Union (“EU”) and the EU rules in the field of industrial products,...more

Stephen Phillips Weighs in on How Brexit Could Change UK Insolvency Law

Stephen Phillips, Co-head of Orrick's European Restructuring team, recently spoke with IFLR regarding the effect that Brexit could have on a century-old insolvency rule in the UK. ...more

House of Lords Committee deems Government's Brexit Withdrawal Bill "constitutionally unacceptable"

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On the eve of the debate in the House of Lords on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill), the House of Lords Constitution Committee (the Committee) has published a report (the Report) describing the Bill as...more

How will Brexit impact UK and EU influence over international economic regulation?

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With the EU and the UK having made "sufficient progress" on the terms of the UK's withdrawal from the EU during phase one of the Brexit negotiations, attention has shifted to the framework for the future relationship between...more

Voter-Approved Initiative To Limit Large Developments And Chain Stores Exceeded Initiative Power

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In a case that illustrates the limits of use of voter-approved initiatives to limit development, the court of appeal invalidated an initiative passed by voters in the City of Malibu that sought to limit large developments and...more

Is the Issuance of a City Use Permit Referable? Not When It Is an Administrative Act

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Arizona’s Constitution gives electors in cities, towns, and counties the ability to refer legislation that was enacted by their local elected officials to the ballot for popular vote. Ariz. Const. art. IV, Pt. 1 § 1(8). But...more

Brexit negotiations poised for intense start to 2018

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In what looks set to be the last major Brexit development of 2017, the European Commission yesterday published its recommended draft negotiating directives for the next phase of the Article 50 negotiations. ...more

Will Missourians Finally Have the “Right to Work”?

On February 6, 2017, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed Senate Bill 19, which was designed to make Missouri the country’s 28th right-to-work state, effective August 28, 2017. Unions, fearing significant revenue losses,...more

UK publishes paper on Brexit and medicines regulation

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On the same day as the European Council voted to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London to Amsterdam, the UK Parliament issued a briefing paper on Brexit and medicines regulation. ...more

EMAmsterdam: Hogan Lovells welcomes its new neighbour

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By Hein van den Bos, Ruth Franken and Silvia Gardini After months of discussion, a final vote has been cast on the European Medicines Agency (EMA)'s new home post-Brexit. And it's right around the corner from us, here in...more

Brexit: “The Natives are restless and seem desirous of fighting”

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

This is the sixth in an ongoing series of blog posts by Foley & Lardner LLP on the implications of the June 23, 2016 voter referendum in the United Kingdom (“UK”) to exit the European Union (“EU”) (“Brexit”). This current...more

Brexit Bill - Impact on patents

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The UK government’s draft EU Withdrawal Bill (the “Brexit Bill“) aims to incorporate EU directives and regulations into UK domestic law in their current form immediately following Brexit (“Retained EU Law“).  This article...more

Article 50 Withdrawal Agreement to require a vote From Parliament

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The EU Withdrawal Bill has now entered the committee stage in the House of Commons. This is the stage at which Parliament gets into the detail of the Bill, including amending it if necessary. ...more

EMA senior officer: pharmaceutical companies encouraged to prepare for Brexit

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Agnès Saint-Raymond, MD, Head of International Affairs at the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”), recently urged pharmaceutical companies to be “proactive” in preparing for Brexit, as there is still uncertainty around a...more

Braced for Brexit

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As negotiations continue, so do business preparations. Change is almost inevitable but the extent, nature and timing is uncertain. How can such change be addressed in one-off transactions (e.g. M&A) and in on-going...more

Political Crisis in Spain

Following the 1 October referendum on the independence of Catalonia and the national police’s actions to prevent the referendum—which many viewed as both disproportionate and ineffective—the president of the Generalitat of...more

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

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Legislature Set to Convene for Special Session on October 23, 2017 - Governor LePage has set October 23, 2017 as the date for the start of a Special Session of the Legislature this fall. The Legislature will convene to...more

The commission assessment – a decision-making aid for EMA's relocation?

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Last week, a staff retention survey was published, according to which certain contestants in the race for hosting the EMA were less liked by the EMA staff. And now the decision-making progress is going forward....more

Hogan Lovells Host Successful Launch Of Cobcoe's Brexit - The Voices Of European Business Report

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100 business leaders. 27 roundtables. 18 economies of the EU27. One central conclusion: Politicians are not listening to the concerns and priorities of European business. That was the consensus at the launch of an important...more

House of Lords Committee critical of "unacceptably wide" powers in the Withdrawal Bill

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The House of Lords Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee has published a report on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. The report focuses on the Bill's provisions for secondary legislation and warns against...more

The UK Prime Minister's speech in Florence presents a further evolution in the UK Government's stated position

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We described in our Practical Roadmap to the Negotiations the three possible scenarios: Cliff Edge, Cliff Hanger and Glide Path. Whilst Downing Street's rhetoric has consistently set its preference against the prospect of a...more

Court Rejects Labor Union’s Referendum Petition to Thwart City’s Sale of Land to Private Hotel Developer Whose Project Would Not...

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The use and abuse of the California Environmental Quality Act and the elections laws by special interests such as business competitors and labor unions is a pervasive and problematic feature of the California development...more

Unions Fight Back Against Missouri Right-to-Work Law

On February 6, 2017, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed Senate Bill 19, making Missouri our nation’s 28th right-to-work state. Senate Bill 19, codified as Section 290.590 of the Missouri Revised Statutes (RSMo), was...more

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