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UK Financial Stability Report Published

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

The Financial Policy Committee of the Bank of England has published the latest UK Financial Stability Report. The FPC notes that the UK banking system is resilient and that UK banks are stronger than they were 10 years ago....more

Brexit: The Clock is Ticking

by Dechert LLP on

The risk of a no agreement ‘cliff-edge’ is growing and the prospects for a transitional agreement, while somewhat improved, remain uncertain. The groundwork in Whitehall and the negotiations in Brussels have made only limited...more

EU & Competition Law Update – August 2017

by Bryan Cave on

The UK Government’s Brexit strategy took another step forward on 13th July 2017 with the publication of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, commonly referred to as the “Great Repeal Bill”. There was not much of a fanfare...more

Speech: The tortuous path to the UK's exit from the EU

by DLA Piper on

The political consequences of the referendum - On 23 June 2016, the UK voted by a 52:48 majority to leave the European Union. A day later David Cameron resigned as Prime Minister. The country was plunged into a state of...more

Brexit: The Great Repeal Bill

by Shearman & Sterling LLP on

On 13 July 2017, the UK government published the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, known as the “Great Repeal Bill.” This major piece of constitutional legislation sets out the government’s proposals for transforming existing...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

Financial Industry Developments - FHFA Announces $5.5 Billion Settlement With Royal Bank of Scotland - On July 12, 2017, the Federal Housing Finance Agency ("FHFA"), as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,...more

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill Received First Reading in Parliament

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the “Repeal Bill”), which will end the supremacy of EU law in the UK by repealing the European Communities Act 1972 and will prepare the UK’s legislative framework after its withdrawal,...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume XII, Issue 27

BROKER-DEALER - Proposed Rule Change Relating To Revisions To the Definition of Non-public Arbitrator - On July 11, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority filed a proposed rule amendment to change the definition of...more

Brexit Withdrawal Bill published by UK Government

by Bryan Cave on

The UK Government’s Brexit strategy took another step forward on 13th July 2017 with the publication of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, commonly referred to as the “Great Repeal Bill”. There was not that much of a...more

What Will the New EU Prospectus Regulation Mean for Issuers?

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

A new prospectus regulation (Regulation (EU) 2017/1129) (the Regulation) will come into direct effect on 20 July 2017, with a small number of provisions applying immediately and the remainder applying from 21 July 2019. The...more

The Repeal Bill: Understanding the small print

by Hogan Lovells on

The Government took the first step to implementing one of its key Brexit policies today. The long-awaited Repeal Bill, formally named the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which was first announced in October last year, has...more

Why the Repeal Bill is central to making Brexit a success

by Hogan Lovells on

The Government's highly anticipated, formerly 'Great', Repeal Bill – to be published this Thursday,13 July 2017 – is likely to be the most constitutionally significant legislation enacted by the UK Parliament since the...more

Queen's speech paves the way for Brexit

by Hogan Lovells on

The Queen's Speech has set out the UK Government's intended legislative programme for the next two years – and its focus is Brexit. While there is little to no new detail, there are some further hints of how the...more

Political Uncertainty Hangs Over the Brexit Negotiations After Inconclusive UK General Election

by Bryan Cave on

You couldn’t really make it up! First there was the surprise result in the Brexit referendum last year. Then it was the unexpected Trump victory in the US Presidential election....more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - May 2017

In this edition of our Privacy and Cybersecurity Update, we take a look at the Trump administration's executive order outlining its cybersecurity plans, Acting FTC Chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen's comments on the possible...more

The EU's and UK's negotiating priorities for Brexit - ten things businesses need to know

by DLA Piper on

On 22 May 2017 the EU adopted its negotiating Directives setting out how it will negotiate the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It is expected that formal negotiations will start soon after the UK general elections on 8 June....more

Brexit Update – The UK Supreme Court Ruling on Article 50, the Great Repeal Bill and the Commencement of the Departure Process

by White & Case LLP on

In the January edition of the Delta Report, we discussed the pending Article 50 challenge before the UK Supreme Court (the "Supreme Court") and highlighted some of the issues and uncertainties surrounding Brexit, in...more

Brexit: The UK's Great Repeal Bill White Paper Published

by DLA Piper on

Only days after Article 50 was triggered by Theresa May, formally starting the process of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, the UK Government has published a White Paper explaining how it plans to legislate for Brexit....more

A busy week on the road to Brexit

by Allen & Overy LLP on

Last week was a busy week on the road to Brexit. The EU 27 and the UK both gave broad indications of how they plan to approach the Brexit negotiations, via the publication of three documents: the UK’s Article 50 notice, a...more

Companies Operating in the UK – Should They Leave or Stay?

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

On 29 March 2017, the United Kingdom officially filed its notification of intent to withdraw from the European Union, triggering what has become widely known as its so-called “divorce” proceedings with the European Union. ...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume XII, Issue 12

BROKER-DEALER - FINRA Issues Regulatory Notice on GASB Accounting Support Fee - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced that it will collect a total of $8,309,000 in 2017 from its member firms as part...more

UK to submit to primacy of EU law?...Maybe for patents

by Dechert LLP on

As the UK Government embarks on its journey of disentangling the UK from EU law and the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”), it is simultaneously continuing in its efforts to join a new...more

EU Competition Newsletter - March 2017

by Bryan Cave on

What Future for EU Public Procurement Law in the UK After Brexit? Those aficionados of the silver screen will remember comedians Laurel and Hardy and in particular their catchphrase 'Well here's another nice mess you've...more

UK starts European Union withdrawal process

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

UK prime minister gave notice to the European Council yesterday of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU). The letter of notice expressed the UK’s intention to negotiate the terms of the UK’s future...more

Brexit: 10 things you need to know about Article 50

by DLA Piper on

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This starts a two-year period during which the UK's exit from the EU will be negotiated. Read our analysis of the Brexit process...more

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